News Archive

38 weeks ago

Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The new executive are: 

  • President – Andrew Locke-Scobie, previously at Perins School
  • Vice President – Rowan Whale previously at Eggar’s School
  • Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer – Santiago Martinez-Herrera previously studied overseas
  • ...

Alton College is the number 1 choice for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in East Hants* and has a dedicated STEM ambassador and Scientist in Residence. During this year’s British Science Week, students are undertaking a wide range of activities as part of the A level courses and are extending their classroom studies attending workshops in London and the US....

Is prison a place for Punishment, Retribution or Rehabilitation? A group of Sociology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’ a conference run by True Life conferences. The day featured real life released prisoners discussing all types of crime.  Students listened to...

39 weeks ago

The Alton College Foundation held its 15th Scholarships for Excellence presentation evening in the Wessex Arts Centre recently. The Foundation supports students with Scholarships for Excellence and also offers a Development Fund, which provides grants to students and donations to the College.

Trevor Heley,...

Our annual Gifted and Talented Programme for school pupils began with creative and critical thinking workshops and a talk from Dr Robert Wilkins from the University of Oxford last month. The next event, a competition for Year 10 high achievers, takes place on 29 March and provides pupils with a taste of the...