sixth-form

Rewarding Biology Experience

More Able and Talented science students scooped top awards at the annual British Biology Olympiad competition and attended lectures and activities on neuroscience at University of Southampton recently. More than 7200 students from around the UK took part in the UK British Olympiad competition and only the top performers receive awards.

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More Able and Talented science students scooped top awards at the annual British Biology Olympiad competition and attended lectures and activities on neuroscience at University of Southampton recently. 

Skiing to success

Alex Scarborough, previously at Freemantles School near Woking, will be representing Great Britain at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria in March. He will compete in the Alpine Skiing category in both slalom and Super G.

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Alex Scarborough, previously at Freemantles School near Woking, will be representing Great Britain at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria in March. He will compete in the Alpine Skiing category in both slalom and Super G. Alex has been skiing since the age of 10 when he went on a school trip and was instantly hooked.

Students Unloc Enterprising Ideas

Students put their innovation and entrepreneurship to the test when the Unloc Enterprise Academy Team visited last term. The exciting day, designed to motivate and inspire young people into business, was split into masterclasses, talks and hands-on exercises where student groups were challenged to create then pitch their business ideas. 

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Students put their innovation and entrepreneurship to the test when the Unloc Enterprise Academy Team visited last term.

Gifted and Talented Events for Schools

Each year we provide a variety of Gifted and Talented events for school pupils.

Philosophy Plus Science

Philosophy students James Lester, Aga Slusarska, and Henry Thomas visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Programme recently.

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Philosophy students James Lester, previously at Salesian College, Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Henry Thomas, previously at The Petersfield School visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Prog

The 2016 Review!

2016: Another celebratory year for the College, now officially open for 36 years. Highlights include outstanding student successes (potential, current and former) across all subject areas, excellent exam results, insightful VIP talks@altoncollege, being ranked #1 choice for STEM in East Hants, and a unique visit from the University of Cambridge.

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2016 has been another celebratory year for the College, officially open for 36 years.

Festive Music

Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas performing a variety of music in a diverse range of venues from Sainsburys to St Lawrence Church! 

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Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas. A small group entertained the crowds on Alton High Street as part of the Yuletide Festival at the beginning of the month, performing a selection of festive favourites. Students from A level and BTEC music classes performed a Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church showcasing solo items and a variety of ensemble pieces.

Excellence rewarded in Philosophy and Geography

Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

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Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

Calculating medal success

An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in just 90 minutes. Pictured: Paul Cumner (previously at Robert May's School) and Ali Bayliss (previously at Perins School).

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An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in 90 minutes. In this tough mental test, students start with 25 marks, get 4 marks for each correct answer and lose 1 mark for each incorrect answer, to discourage guessing.

Bar Mock Trial

The Alton College Bar Mock Trial Team competed for the ninth year in the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial Competition national heat held at Guildford Crown Court this month. This enrichment course is open to students studying all subjects. This year the diverse team consisted of Law students and students studying a wide variety of courses.

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The Alton College Bar Mock Trial Team competed for the ninth year in the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial Competition national heat held at Guildford Crown Court this month. 

 

 

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