News Archive

2 hours ago

We are sad to announce the news of the sudden death last week of Elaine Billington, one of our College Governors, following a tragic accident in Petersfield. Elaine was the chair of the Alton College Student sub-committee and was a great supporter of the Students’ Union and the College as a whole, often helping out at Open Days and other community events. She was also a volunteer bereavement...

Alf Hamer, Peter Baillie, Seb Cawte and Molly Bruce represented Alton College at the Debating Matters Tournament held at Solent University recently. They were supported by Jack Jillings, Olivia Welch, Lottie Tellyn and Jasmine Bullion.

Alf and Peter kicked off the tournament arguing against the motion ‘Tourism benefits the world’. They presented eloquent and thought provoking positions...

1 week ago

If you missed our October Open days, we are holding extra Open Afternoons for Year 11s to visit us, to meet senior staff, ask as many questions as they like and to have a tour of the campus. Please pre-book your place as spaces are limited.  

The afternoons will start at 2pm with a talk from Jon Myers, Head of Centre and you will also hear from some current students about life...

As part of our partnership with Chelsea Football Club Foundation (CFCF), coaches have been delivering 90 minutes per week of football / fitness training to our students with special educational needs. This is the first part of our new offering to students in conjunction with CFCF which started in September 2018. SEND students enjoy sessions from qualified Chelsea FC approved coaches and as...

4 weeks ago

"A few months ago, I was fortunate to be selected to participate in an international conference ‘Youth for peace- 100 years after World War 1, 100 ideas for peace’ that took place in Berlin from the 14th-18th November. 

The event drew together 500 young people aged between 18 and 25 from 48 different countries...