sixth-form

Noteworthy donations for Music

Music students will benefit from donations totalling over £4000 from the Ernest Cook Trust and Music for All and EMI Music Sound Foundation which have enabled the College Music Department to purchase a double bass, a bass clarinet and an electronic drum kit. These new instruments will be used by hundreds of music students over the coming years.

 

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Music students will benefit from donations totalling over £4000 from the Ernest Cook Trust and Music for All and EMI Music Sound Foundation which have enabled the College Music Department to purchase a

STEM @altoncollege

Alton College actively promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Science student Kate Willett, previously at The Petersfield School, was one of 300 students across the world to attend a special leadership course at the US Space & Rocket Center. Our Chemistry students are helping to shape the future of HE Science teaching and our Biology students have had research published.

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Alton College actively promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Science student Kate Willett, previously at The Petersfield School, was one of 300 students across the world to attend a special leadership course at the US Space & Rocket Center.

Police, Camera, Action!

Foundation Learning students on the Pathways and Towards Independence programmes had the chance to get hands on with police uniforms and equipment when PCSO Dean Mohammed from the Alton sector of the Hampshire Constabulary came in to College for a practical session.

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Foundation Learning students on the Pathways and Towards Independence programmes had the chance to get hands on with police uniforms and equipment when PCSO Dean Mohammed from the Alton sector of the Hampshire Constabulary came in to College for a practical session.

#budget2016 @altoncollege

Alton College Students’ Union hosted a Q&A session with Damian Hinds, MP for East Hampshire as part of the talks @altoncollege initiative. The talk called ‘The Budget, The Economy and Economics’ took place in the Wessex Arts Theatre to an audience of students eager to hear their local MP’s thoughts on the recent budget and to question him about government policies, tax and the economy.

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Alton College Students’ Union hosted a Q&A session with Damian Hinds, MP for East Hampshire as part of the talks@altoncollege initiative.

Higher Ed style Conference for History Students

History students were inspired at a university-style conference called ‘Symposium on Saladin and the Third Crusade’ recently. Hosted by renowned scholar and TV historian Dr Thomas Asbridge (pictured with College students), the day involved lectures and a round table discussion with international historians and other FE and HE students.

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History students were inspired at a university-style conference called ‘Symposium on Saladin and the Third Crusade’ recently. Hosted by renowned scholar and TV historian Dr Thomas Asbridge (pictured with College students), the day involved lectures and a round table discussion with international historians and other FE and HE students.

1st Prize: TPS Gifted and Talented Pupils

Gifted and Talented pupils from The Petersfield School have scooped first prize again at the College’s annual Above and Beyond Competition. This year’s topic was ‘The Refugee Crisis’ and the final presentations took place on campus last week.

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Gifted and Talented pupils from The Petersfield School have scooped first prize again at the College’s annual Above and Beyond Competition. This year’s topic was ‘The Refugee Crisis’ and the final presentations took place on campus last week.

Sept 2016 entry - deadline extended!

There's still time to apply to study here at one of Hampshire's top sixth form colleges. Extended deadline. Apply Now!

Each year hundreds of students #chooseAltonCollege, find out why here. Our next Open Day is Monday 4 July, 3.30-8pm.

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There's still time to apply to study here at one of Hampshire's top sixth form colleges. The deadline is 31 March.

Friends, Themes and Poems

Second year Music student, Harry Baker, previously at Weydon School, has recently released his first album entitled Friends, Themes and Poems now available both on iTunes and as hard copy. We caught up with him in a brief break in his busy schedule fitting in College work, gigs and writing new material.

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Second year Music student, Harry Baker, previously at Weydon School, has recently released his first album entitled Friends, Themes and Poems now available both on iTunes and as hard copy.

Sporting Success Celebrated

Three College Sport students Terry Brigdale, previously at Eggar's School, Tia Ruel, previously at Treloars and Jonathan Berg, previously at Bohunt recently received accolades at the East Hampshire Sports Awards, recognising sporting achievements and participation across the county.

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The East Hampshire Sports Awards 2016 were recently presented at a special evening held at the Old Thorn Manor Hotel. More than 300 sportsmen and women from across the region congregated to recognise sporting  achievements and the commitment of the people who make success possible, like coaches and officials.

Student Investors

Four teams of Business students have made it through to the semi-final of the 2016 Student Investor Challenge. More than 10,000 teams took part in the first stage of the competition with only 500 teams progressing to the semi-final which takes place online over four weeks across February and March.

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Four teams of Business students have made it through to the semi-final of the 2016 Student Investor Challenge. More than 10,000 teams took part in the first stage of the competition with only 500 teams progressing to the semi-final which takes place online over four weeks across February and March.

 

 

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