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5 years ago

Alton College Students have pledged their support to spread the word on the Sixth Form College Association's campaign to #dropthelearningtax. All Sixth Form Colleges pay VAT whereas academies or school sixth forms are exempt. Please click the image to watch their video here and sign the e-petition here.

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Alton College is launching a new range of community courses for all ages in the New Year ranging from Fruit Planting and Pruning Workshops to Boxercise Classes for kids, so the whole family can exercise their bodies and minds!

There is a certificated Adult Education programme with English as a Foreign Language starting on 12 January and the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and...

 

Alton College’s Equestrian Team literally jumped for joy when they competed in the Hurstpierpoint College National Schools Championships at the All England Show Jumping Course at Hickstead this summer.

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Alton College alumna Charlotte Bradley has won the BBC’s The One Show’s amateur painting competition.

The painting that saw Charlotte reach the top three in the competition; ‘Fred’s Wife’ was inspired by a charismatic elderly couple she saw while out in Fleet. She asked if she could take their photo but she only caught the husband’s name, Fred. Charlotte painted both...

Alton College student Kris Stokkereit impressed judges at the University of Cambridge and won second place in the Peterhouse Cambridge Kelvin essay competition.

Kris, studying Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics, entered the competition with an essay based on a practical project to verify Newton’s Laws of Motion using only the type of equipment that Newton would have had...