News Archive

2 weeks ago

The Alton College Foundation held its 15th Scholarships for Excellence presentation evening in the Wessex Arts Centre recently. The Foundation supports students with Scholarships for Excellence and also offers a Development Fund, which provides grants to students and donations to the College.

Trevor Heley,...

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...

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. The 17 boys and 3 girls from the first and second years were all keen and eager to improve their technique and were up early in the mornings on the first lift,...

3 weeks ago

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. Both sides played some high tempo rugby with Alton scoring five tries, coming from Dan Napier (2), Oliver Burden, Oscar Mosley and Cameron Hamer with one conversion...

5 weeks ago

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. 

In December, students were...