sixth-form

Open Day

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

Date: 
6 October, 2016 - 15:30 - 20:00

Health, Childcare and Public Services Awards

The Health, Childcare and Public Services department celebrated their students’ successes  with an awards ceremony held in the Wessex Arts Theatre. Award categories included friendship, placement, leadership, progress and students’ student.

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The Health, Childcare and Public Services department celebrated their students’ successes  with an awards ceremony held in the Wessex Arts Theatre. Award categories included friendship, placement, leadership, progress and students’ student.

Celebrating the Bard

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, groups of students from College, Eggar’s School, Amery Hill School and Bordon Junior School wrote and performed their own interpretations of several works of the Bard in an open-air-theatre in the town’s Public Gardens.

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To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, groups of students from College, Eggar’s School, Amery Hill School and Bordon Junior School wrote and performed their own interpretations of several works of the Bard in an open-air-theatre in the town’s Public Gardens.

Urban Sustainability

Urban Sustainability was the focus of  the Geography field trip to London recently. The trip provided students with lots of useful information to help further their knowledge in the study of the Urban Change topic.

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Urban Sustainability was the focus of  the Geography field trip to London recently.Student Lucy Hele, previously at The Petersfield School, reviewed the experience for us.
 

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.

 

 

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