sixth-form

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. 

Inspiring reasoning and rhymes

Inspiration through poetry has been a theme for the English Department recently. Award-winning poets, Sinead Morrissey and Ian Duhig, inspired English A level students as part of the Winchester Poetry Festival with several students being successful in being shortlisted for an award in the poetry competition ‘Message to a Poem’.

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Inspiration through poetry has been a theme for the English Department recently. 

Olympiad success for Maths students

Three College students participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls recently. Jasmine Anwar, previously at Weydon School, Lisa Winkler, previously at Bohunt School and Charlotte Cranmer, previously at Mill Chase Academy (pictured with Dr David Lynch, Curriculum Manager for Maths) undertook the challenge.

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Three Alton College students participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls recently.

Alton College on the world sporting stage

Alton College sport department have been extremely busy recently with success across a range of sports. A college team was entered into the Southern Shooting Championships, competing both as a team and in the individual competition. Cricketing legend Desmond Haynes visited campus, and former student Joe Truman won cycling track gold.

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Alton College sport department have been extremely busy recently with success across a range of sports. A college team was entered into the Southern Shooting Championships, competing both as a team and in the individual competition. The three students who represented Alton College were Oliver Bowler, Luke Evans and Oscar Peterson, all previously at Bohunt School.

Student success at National Junior Games

Peter Langton, previously at Treloar College, recently competed at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in the WheelPower National Junior Games and came third in Boccia and first in both Polybat and Electric Slalom. The Games is an annual event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium for children with disabilities aged between 11 and 18. 

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Peter Langton, previously at Treloar College, recently competed at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in the WheelPower National Junior Games and came third in Boccia and first in both Polybat and Electric Slalom. The Games is an annual event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium for children with disabilities aged between 11 and 18. 

Student Performances

Student Performances at Alton College 2016-17

The shows all take place in the Wessex Arts Theatre, Alton College, Old Odiham Road, Alton GU34 2LX .

Alton College Variety Show: Modern Musicals

Thursday 8 December 2016, 12:30pm, Wessex Arts Theatre

Students ski to victory

Four Alton College students competed in the English Schools’ Ski Association National Finals event for the first time at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre in Norwich recently. Individuals came first and second and as a team they won silver.

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Four Alton College students competed in the English Schools’ Ski Association National Finals event for the first time at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre in Norwich recently. The Alton College team consisted of Adam Bannister, previously at Eggar’s School, Dan Knight, previously at Bohunt School, Euan Chapman, previously at Weydon School and Ethan Sowik, previously at Amery Hill School.

Student Nets Computing Prize

Niklas Vangerow, previously at Robert May’s School has been awarded the Netcraft AQA Prize 2016  for one of the highest marks in the UK for A level Computing. 

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Niklas Vangerow, previously at Robert May’s School has been awarded the Netcraft AQA Prize 2016  for one of the highest marks in the UK for A level Computing. 

 

 

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