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Engineering student Andrew Holland, previously at Amery Hill School secured a prestigious Sonardyne Foundation Scholarship plus distinction * grades in his BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering this summer.  This autumn he starts at the University of York studying Electronic Engineering with his tuition fees paid for and the offer of a job on successful completion of his degree.

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This summer Alton College students have achieved outstanding and above national average results again with a 100% pass rate across 32 A level courses. Over three quarters of students were awarded A*-C grades while 91% of those taking the Extended Project Qualification achieved A*-B.  An amazing 77% of BTEC students achieved the highest grades.

Results in traditional subjects such...

A group of 15 students, plus Mick de Pomerai, Curriculum Manager for Physics at Alton College, and Amelia Hartley, an ex-student now studying Physics at Southampton University, left College at 4.30 am on Thursday 25 June to catch the first flight to Geneva from Gatwick. The group arrived at CERN Reception in time for their 10 am start - an introductory talk from Dr. Vince Smith MBE, of Bristol...

Year 6 and 10 Pupils from primary and secondary schools in and around Alton added up to form the seven teams who took part in Alton College’s annual Maths Challenge this month. Pupils from The Butts Primary School teamed up with pupils from Amery Hill School; Sun Hill Junior School pupils teamed up with pupils from Perins School to form two teams; pupils from Herne Junior School joined...

Over the past four years more than 80 Alton College students have received awards from the Lions Club of Alton for their work in the community. Next year, the Lions will be offering the awards again, and hope to reach the milestone of 100 students participating in the scheme.

Last month, Derek Shaw from the Lions Club of Alton...