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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...

Thanks to Alton College teaming up with Hampshire Constabulary, 10 students have celebrated their new skills in a range of crime prevention techniques including registering valuables to a national database and advising fellow students on the dangers of drugs use.

The students completed the programme alongside Level 2 and 3 Public Services qualifications at Alton College and most are...

After the successful Welcome Fest at the end of term, music students at Alton College joined together with prospective students for an exciting afternoon of musical workshops which culminated in an evening concert.

Items ranged from contemporary rock musicians playing...

With another year comes another opportunity for Alton College’s A-Level Geography students to enhance their fieldwork skills. This year’s trip to Rhyd-y-creuau, Snowdonia, Wales, allowed students the freedom to carry out their own investigations on physical and human environments. Both investigations involved the development of investigative hypotheses, data collection/presentation, and...

Children from local infant and junior schools have enjoyed learning samba music this week ahead of the Alton Community Festival tomorrow.

The College was loud and lively as the children played drums, tamborines and percussion instruments. They learnt what their instruments were called in Portugese and were ably helped by two Alton College music students. Thanks to the generous...