sixth-form

Former student has the X Factor!

Joe Waller, AC alumnus previously at Mill Chase School, recently appeared on ITV’s The X Factor impressing judges with his solo performance. Joe qualified for the next round but has decided not to continue with the programme and instead pursue his own career as a singer-songwriter.

 

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Joe Waller, AC alumnus previously at Mill Chase School, recently appeared on ITV’s The X Factor impressing judges with his solo performance. Joe qualified for the next round but has decided not to continue with the programme and instead pursue his own career as a singer-songwriter.

Open Day

Come and explore our college and all it has to offer on our Open Day.

 

Date: 
4 July, 2016 - 15:30 - 20:00

Equestrian team jump to success

Alton College’s Showjumping Team leapt to national success gaining the highest placing (8th) of a non-independent school or College in the National Schools and Pony Club Jumping Championships at Hickstead this summer.  Miles O'Donnell was also the first non-independent school or College student to win the Individual Show Jumping prize on his horse Chris.

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Alton College Showjumping team took part in Hurstpierpoint College National School’s and Pony Club Jumping Championships at Hickstead again this summer.   The brightest young talents in showjumping battled it out for the honours in the Senior Schools competitions.

Uni Engineer Scholarship

Engineering student Andrew Holland, previously at Amery Hill School secured a prestigious Sonardyne Foundation Scholarship plus distinction * grades in his BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering this summer.  This autumn he starts at the University of York studying Electronic Engineering with his tuition fees paid for and the offer of a job on successful completion of his degree.

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Engineering student Andrew Holland, previously at Amery Hill School secured a prestigious Sonardyne Foundation Scholarship plus distinction * grades in his BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering this summer.  This autumn he starts at the University of York studying Electronic Engineering with his tuition fees paid for and the offer of a job on successful completion of his degree.

Alton College Students Achieve Academic Excellence (again!)

This summer Alton College students have achieved outstanding and above national average results again with a 100% pass rate across 32 A level courses. Over three quarters of students were awarded A*-C grades while 91% of those taking the Extended Project Qualification achieved A*-B.  An amazing 77% of BTEC students achieved the highest grades.

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This summer Alton College students have achieved outstanding and above national average results again with a 100% pass rate across 32 A level courses. Over three quarters of students were awarded A*-C grades while 91% of those taking the Extended Project Qualification achieved A*-B.  An amazing 77% of BTEC students achieved the highest grades.

Roaring Success

Over the past four years more than 80 Alton College students have received awards from the Lions Club of Alton for their work in the community. Next year, the Lions will be offering the awards again, and hope to reach the milestone of 100 students participating in the scheme.

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Over the past four years more than 80 Alton College students have received awards from the Lions Club of Alton for their work in the community. Next year, the Lions will be offering the awards again, and hope to reach the milestone of 100 students participating in the scheme.

Students Engineering the Future

Following the regional heats of the Worldskills UK Industrial Electronics competition in June, several Alton College students have made it through to the National Finals which will be held in November. Congratulations on this fantastic achievement!

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Engineering Worldskills at Alton College

International Homestay

Alton College welcomed a delegation of 34 students, parents and teachers from the People’s Republic of China for a tour of the campus, a physics lesson and lunch before they went on to explore the other attractions of Alton. Several of these students will be studying at Alton College from September, and homestay families are still required to host international students during their study.

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Alton College welcomed a delegation of 34 students, parents and teachers from the cities of Taizhou (Jiangsu Province) and Zhongshan (Guandong Province) in the People’s Republic of China for a tour of the campus, a physics lesson and lunch before they went on to explore the other attractions of Alton including Jane Austen’s House.

Gifted and Talented evening success

Alton College hosted a ‘Year 9 Gifted and Talented’ event at the end of June, attended by Year 9 students and their parents from partner schools which was a great success and has received some very positive feedback from attendees. The evening consisted of a variety of talks, presentations and workshops for both parents and students.

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Alton College hosted a ‘Year 9 Gifted and Talented’ event at the end of June, attended by Year 9 students and their parents from partner schools. The keynote presentation was from Dr Robert Wilkins, Admissions Tutor at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, who gave an enlightening insight into what pupils can be doing now to gain that competitive edge when applying to university.

WelcomeFest 2015 #gettingahead

Our new students starting in September enjoyed an amazing day at WelcomeFest 2015 in July. The morning was dedicated to exploring subject areas through workshops and talks while the afternoon was more relaxed watching talented current students perform for a chance to play at Butserfest. Optional #gettingahead summer work now available here.

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Our new students starting in September enjoyed an amazing day at WelcomeFest 2015 in July. The morning was dedicated to exploring subject areas through workshops and talks while the afternoon was more relaxed watching talented current students perform for a chance to play at Butserfest.

 

 

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