News Archive

4 days ago

Alton College students have once again achieved excellent results this year with an overall pass rate of 98.2% in A level and vocational courses including a 100% pass rate across 23 A level subjects and 14 vocational subjects. 52% of students achieved high grades of A*-B or equivalent with an outstanding 31% of students achieving the very top grades of A*-A or equivalent.  

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3 weeks ago

In May, students and staff from the Physics department visited CERN in Switzerland. Student Katelyn Chelberg gives us her account of the trip.... 

CERN Physics Trip 2018

In May, twelve lucky Alton College Physics students travelled to Switzerland to explore the world-famous CERN campus. There, physicists work on the forefront of...

Science and Maths students were busy right up to the end of term with a range of trips and activities to extend their learning in and outside of the classroom. Students studying Applied Science visited the University of Bournemouth for an Insight day into Forensic Science. Students were treated to a campus tour and talk about Bournemouth University, a session on UCAS applications and personal...

This year’s winners of the FB Design Prize are Lucy Monk and Sophie Spearing for two completely different products. Lucy, previously at Perins School, designed and made a model of a sustainable house and Sophie, previously at Eggar’s School produced a kinetic weather vane.

David Forrest, previous teacher at the College, now owns FB Design (a bespoke furniture and cabinet making company...

We recently welcomed back to College past student Andy Plom to film and produce our new College video. Whilst at College, Andy studied A levels in Music, Music Technology, Drama and Theatre Studies and English Language and Literature before going to the University of Surrey. He is currently Head of Commercial Video at Egale Radio.

Watch it here to find out...