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This was Alan’s second visit to the Berkoff Performing Arts Centre as he follows his debut in June last year. The artists have received some excellent accolades from the likes of Bob Harris, Maverick Magazine and The Weekender Review.

“How one man can sit on stage with one guitar and create such fantastic live music is astonishing.” The Weekender Review.

The Alton College Foundation is delighted to announce that the first recipient of The Steve Millar Award is second year student Duncan Stewart.

When Geography teacher, Steve Millar, retired last year, he very generously set up The Steve Millar Award, for the AS Level Geography student who achieves the highest grade in their exams and continues the subject into their second year....

The Performing Arts department was delighted to welcome Steven Berkoff back to perform live in the intimate theatrical setting, the Berkoff Performing Arts Centre, aptly named after the actor himself. Alongside two world-class performances, students had access to a special workshop via a dedicated question and answer session.

Berkoff and his fellow actors were full of praise...

The regional heat of the UK’s biggest team mathematics competition for Year 12 and 13 students, the Senior Team Maths Challenge, was won by Alton College for the second consecutive year.

Of 23 teams in Hampshire’s heat, Alton College came first, Salesian College second, Peter Symonds third and joint fourth place went to Farnborough College, Brockenhurst College and Ryde College.

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Since September 2011, two groups of students have been working towards an expedition to Nepal by fundraising, improving their fitness and teambuilding, including a training weekend on the South Downs.

The expedition itself was led by the students, who took responsibility for much of the decision making and ran the expedition budget. Some team members showed high levels of...