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Talented artist and alumna Tessa Lyons, previously at Eggar’s school, studied BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design at College before achieving a degree in illustration at the University of Brighton. Currently combining her love of landscapes, climbing and art, she lives and is exhibiting in the Lake District. 

'Prominent Lines' is Tessa’s solo exhibition which runs from 25...

The Senior Maths Team finished an exceptional 13th out of 86 teams in the National Finals of the UK Senior Team Maths Challenge in London recently. The team (pictured with Dave Lynch, Curriculum Manager for Maths) comprising of Chris Hughes (previously at Amery Hill School), Ali Bayliss (previously at Perins), Paul Cumner (previously at Robert May’s School) and Will Young (previously at The...

Alton College alumna, Yvette Cooper, MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, previously at Eggar's School, returned last Friday to take part in an amazing Q&A session as part of a series of regular talks@altoncollege to give students insight into different careers and industries. 

President of the Students' Union, Tom Chapman,...

Following a rigorous auditioning process, six students were offered places to study at the country's best music conservatoires. Auditions for each discipline vary with auditions to study jazz consisting of performing with a 'house' band made up of existing conservatoire students, improvising and transcribing solos from listening only a couple...

Stories Without Words, the Performing Arts students' end of term Variety Show was a magical mix of audience participation and dance. Student Magazine ‘The Alternative’ Editor, Tom Brailey, formerly at The Petersfield School reviewed the show which ran over three nights. 

On the final night, a full house saw a fantastic mix of popular songs performed by the BTEC, Towards...