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5 years ago

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...

A fancy dress theme has become tradition at College for Children in Need and this year was no different, with pirates and ninjas sweeping the campus.

Fundraising activities have been occurring all week with student bands playing their music at break times and raffle tickets being sold to many. There were some excellent prizes on offer including tickets to see Premier League...

The 11th annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships Awards Ceremony took place in the Berkoff Performing Arts Centre last week to an auditorium filled with students, parents, sponsors, staff, Governors and Foundation Directors. During the reception Chris Butler and the Inside Indigo band entertained the guests.

Trevor Heley, Managing Director of the Foundation, said that...