News Archive

31 weeks ago

Talented musician and former Alton College student Ollie West returns to Alton to perform at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 8th February as part of his ‘Portraits’ album project. West is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and we caught up with him ahead of his return south to find out a bit more about his current live music projects.

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Philosophy students James Lester, previously at Salesian College, Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Henry Thomas, previously at The Petersfield School visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented...

35 weeks ago

Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas. A small group entertained the crowds on Alton High Street as part of the Yuletide Festival at the beginning of the month, performing a selection of festive favourites. Students from A level and BTEC music classes performed a Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church showcasing solo items and a variety of ensemble pieces. In...

36 weeks ago

Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

Flo was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their AS Geography exam and who is...

38 weeks ago

An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in 90 minutes. In this tough mental test, students start with 25 marks, get 4 marks for each correct answer and lose 1 mark for each incorrect answer, to discourage guessing. A total...