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iGeo Russia Rocked!

Amie Jones, previously at Weydon School, reports back on the unique experience of being one of four UK students at the Geography Olympiad in the Tver Region of Russia over the summer.

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Amie Jones, previously at Weydon School, reports back on the unique experience of being one of four UK students at the Geography Olympiad in the Tver Region of Russia over the summer.

Fine Art exhibition winners!

Talented Alton College student Nathan Ward, previously at Amery Hill School and College alumna Martha Dobson, previously at Eggar’s School have been selected from over 350 submissions to have their paintings on display at the Lloyds Register Gallery and then at the Royal Society of British Artists annual show at the Mall Galleries, London.

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Talented Alton College student Nathan Ward, previously at Amery Hill School, and College alumna Martha Dobson, previously at Eggar’s School have been selected from over 350 submissions to have their paintings on display at the Lloyds Register Gallery from 11 February to 11 March, and then at the Royal Society of British Artists annual show at the Mall Galleries, London from 17 March t

Sporting successes!

Ben Tyler, formerly at Swanmore College took bronze medals for Tennis and qualified for the Special Olympics 2017 while Toby Prudence, formerly at Hollywater School was awarded a silver medal at the Special Needs Open Judo Championships this summer.

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Alton College Pathways student Toby Prudence participated in the 2015 British Special Needs Open Judo Championships. He is a member of the Hollywater Judo Club and Witley Judo Club, and this was his first competition outside of the club environment as well as being his first event as a senior (over 16’s).

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.

AC20150803 - Lions Award

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

 

 

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