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Laura Jurd, Alton College alumna, has been named Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015. Now in its 11th year, the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group honour the best of British jazz and the awards evening highlights the wealth of talent in the British jazz scene at the moment...

Tiffany Lee, former Amery Hill pupil, completed her Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education at Alton College. She went on to manage Little Me Day Nurseries, Basingstoke became Regional Manager and recently won a Nursery World Award. Now a mum herself we caught up with her during her maternity leave.

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Georgie Heeney, previously at Eggar’s School, has won the award for Senior Sportswoman of the Year at the recent East Hampshire Sports Awards. This year the awards were introduced by EHDC Councillor Nick Drew and presented by Fred Dinenage, MBE. Winning this award for her participation in showjumping completes an impressive year for Georgie who has also won the Winter National Championship...

Fifteen Chinese students and six members of staff from Xinghua High School in the Eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu spent ten days as College guests, partnering students in lessons, and living with their local host families to gain insight into being a student at Alton College, as many of them plan to come here full-time to study A levels in the coming months. This is part of the...

 

It was not a clear case of who’d been eating the porridge and sitting in other people's chairs for school children taking part in a special CSI Workshop here last week, as Goldilocks was found innocent!

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