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Gymnast springs to success

Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad. 

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Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad.

What Our Staff Say

Fiona Webb, Curriculum Manager for Humanities and Social Sciences said:

The Longer Lesson

Why are we having fewer, longer lessons?

Why change?

Why is this ‘a better way of learning’?

     Better study time

Engineers Maintain Standards

Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) once again came into College to assist students on the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course with their bike checks as part of the Bicycle Maintenance module. 

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Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) once again came into College to assist students on the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course with their bike checks as part of the Bicycle Maintenance module.

Welcome to the new Students' Union

Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The SU acts as the voice of the students, run by students for students, so get in touch. You can make suggestions and ask for something to be discussed at a meeting.

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Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The new executive are: 

British Science Week @ Alton College

Alton College is the number 1 choice for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in East Hants* and has a dedicated STEM ambassador and Scientist in Residence. During this year’s British Science Week, students are undertaking a wide range of activities as part of the A level courses and are extending their classroom studies attending workshops in London and the US. 

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Alton College is the number 1 choice for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in East Hants* and has a dedicated STEM ambassador and Scientist in Residence.

Behind Bars

Is prison a place for Punishment, Retribution or Rehabilitation? A group of Sociology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’ a conference run by True Life conferences. The day featured real life released prisoners discussing all types of crime.

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Is prison a place for Punishment, Retribution or Rehabilitation? A group of Sociology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’ a conference run by True Life conferences. The day featured real life released prisoners discussing all types of crime.

 

 

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