News Archive

14 weeks ago

Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas. A small group entertained the crowds on Alton High Street as part of the Yuletide Festival at the beginning of the month, performing a selection of festive favourites. Students from A level and BTEC music classes performed a Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church showcasing solo items and a variety of ensemble pieces. In...

15 weeks ago

Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

Flo was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their AS Geography exam and who is...

17 weeks ago

An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in 90 minutes. In this tough mental test, students start with 25 marks, get 4 marks for each correct answer and lose 1 mark for each incorrect answer, to discourage guessing. A total...

The Alton College Bar Mock Trial Team competed for the ninth year in the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial Competition national heat held at Guildford Crown Court this month. 

 The College enrichment course 'Bar Mock Trial' is open to students studying all subjects. This year the diverse team consisted of Law students and students studying a wide variety of A...

Inspiration through poetry has been a theme for the English Department recently. 

Award-winning poets, Sinead Morrissey and Ian Duhig, inspired English A level students as part of the Winchester Poetry Festival. Students were successful in the poetry competition ‘Message to a Poem’ (part of the festival) the following students were shortlisted for the award, Camilla Langdon,...