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Alton College actively promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Science student Kate Willett, previously at The Petersfield School, was one of 300 students across the world to attend a special leadership course at the US Space & Rocket Center. In addition our Chemistry students are helping to shape the future of HE Science teaching and our Biology students have recently...

Foundation Learning students on the Pathways and Towards Independence programmes had the chance to get hands on with police uniforms and equipment when PCSO Dean Mohammed from the Alton sector of the Hampshire Constabulary came in to College for a practical session. The students were given the opportunity to explore the police van, try on helmets and stab vests, test out riot shields and then...

Alton College Students’ Union hosted a Q&A session with Damian Hinds, MP for East Hampshire as part of the talks@altoncollege initiative. Leading the debate were first female President Fawziyyah Hamid, previously at Mill Chase School, Vice-President Chris Jordan and Marketing Officer Rory Page, both previously at Robert May’s School and the...

History students were inspired at a university-style conference called ‘Symposium on Saladin and the Third Crusade’ recently. Hosted by renowned scholar and TV historian Dr Thomas Asbridge (pictured with College students), the day involved lectures and a round table discussion with international historians and other FE and HE students.

Annie Coloe, previously at Farnborough Hill School...

Gifted and Talented pupils from The Petersfield School have scooped first prize again at the College’s annual Above and Beyond Competition. This year’s topic was ‘The Refugee Crisis’ and the final presentations took place on campus last week.

The final saw each team give a short presentation exploring their interpretation of the topic, ranging from an explanation of the violation of...