sixth-form

Gifted and Talented students

Our annual Gifted and Talented Programme for school pupils began with creative and critical thinking workshops and a talk from Dr Robert Wilkins from the University of Oxford last month. The next event, a competition for Year 10 high achievers, takes place on 29 March and provides pupils with a taste of the Extended Project Qualification. 

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Our annual Gifted and Talented Programme for school pupils began with creative and critical thinking workshops and a talk from Dr Robert Wilkins from the University of Oxford last month.

Ski Squad 2017

As part of the extensive enrichment activities and trips programme, Alton College offers an annual ski trip to the mountains in Europe. This year, 20 students travelled to Fiesch in the Swiss Alps in February half term for a week. 

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As part of the extensive enrichment activities and trips programme, Alton College offers an annual ski trip to the mountains in Europe. This year, 20 students travelled to Fiesch in the Swiss Alps in February half term for a week.

Alton Win Hampshire Plate

The Alton College rugby team finished off a very successful season by winning the U18 Hampshire Birch Plate this month. They faced Farnborough 6th Form College in the final held in Southampton, winning 27-23 in a very close game.

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The Alton College rugby team finished off a very successful season by winning the U18 Hampshire Birch Plate this month. They faced Farnborough 6th Form College in the final held in Southampton, winning 27-23 in a very close game.

Public Services Participation

An integral part of studying Public Services at Alton College is to gain real life insight into different aspects of the Public Service Sector. Students recently took part in the Hampshire Constabulary Rural Crime Prevention Initiative, attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Parade and took Royal Navy Psychometric testing during a visit to campus. 

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An integral part of studying Public Services at Alton College is to gain real life insight into different aspects of the Public Service Sector. Students recently took part in the Hampshire Constabulary Rural Crime Prevention Initiative, attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Parade and took Royal Navy Psychometric testing during a visit to campus. 

Rewarding Biology Experience

More Able and Talented science students scooped top awards at the annual British Biology Olympiad competition and attended lectures and activities on neuroscience at University of Southampton recently. More than 7200 students from around the UK took part in the UK British Olympiad competition and only the top performers receive awards.

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More Able and Talented science students scooped top awards at the annual British Biology Olympiad competition and attended lectures and activities on neuroscience at University of Southampton recently. 

Skiing to success

Alex Scarborough, previously at Freemantles School near Woking, will be representing Great Britain at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria in March. He will compete in the Alpine Skiing category in both slalom and Super G.

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Alex Scarborough, previously at Freemantles School near Woking, will be representing Great Britain at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria in March. He will compete in the Alpine Skiing category in both slalom and Super G. Alex has been skiing since the age of 10 when he went on a school trip and was instantly hooked.

Students Unloc Enterprising Ideas

Students put their innovation and entrepreneurship to the test when the Unloc Enterprise Academy Team visited last term. The exciting day, designed to motivate and inspire young people into business, was split into masterclasses, talks and hands-on exercises where student groups were challenged to create then pitch their business ideas. 

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Students put their innovation and entrepreneurship to the test when the Unloc Enterprise Academy Team visited last term.

Gifted and Talented Events for Schools

Each year we provide a variety of Gifted and Talented events for school pupils.

Philosophy Plus Science

Philosophy students James Lester, Aga Slusarska, and Henry Thomas visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Programme recently.

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Philosophy students James Lester, previously at Salesian College, Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Henry Thomas, previously at The Petersfield School visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Prog

 

 

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