News Archive

21 weeks ago

Gifted and Talented pupils from Weydon School scooped first prize in this year’s Above and Beyond Competition. The theme this year was ‘2017 has given us new perspectives on our world’ and Year 10 pupils from Eggar’s School, The Petersfield School, Weydon School and Farnham Heath End School worked in teams to prepare an EPQ-style project (for example an artefact, presentation or performance)...

22 weeks ago

Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education this week when a group of students took part, and came out winners of the annual Southampton Solent Sound Music Festival held at Solent University. The festival saw nine colleges across Hampshire and Wiltshire enter a “Battle of the Bands” competition with a first prize of £200. Alton College entered one of the bands...

25 weeks ago

As part of the wide range of extra-curricular activities provided by staff, students from the Alton College Debating teams recently competed against the best teams in the UK and overseas in two prestigious competitions: The Oxford Schools Final and the Imperial College Schools tournament.

Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Lucy Bayliss, previously at Amery Hill School...

29 weeks ago

As part of extra-curricular activities and talks organized at Alton College for students, involvement in the Speakers for Schools scheme enabled a group of students to hear from the esteemed Sir Christopher Hum. Politics student Ewan Griffiths, previously at Amery Hill School, attended the talk and gave us his account recently....

Isabel Carter studied A levels in Biology, Maths, Physics and the EPQ at Alton College leaving in 2016, and is now studying Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford. This summer, she is leading a Geological Mapping expedition to South Greenland. Her group will be spending seven weeks based in the small village of Igaliku, producing a detailed geological map of...