News Archive

5 years ago

Hailed as a ‘sax virtuoso’ by Downbeat Magazine, Snidero spent many years touring with the Mingus Big Band and is well established as one of the top alto sax players in the world.

He has recorded and performed with the biggest names in jazz, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Maria Schneider and Kenny Kirkland.

The AC Big Band, who will join Snidero, comprises of students...

Christmas has come early for nearly 30 Alton College students who have secured interviews at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Nearly one third of those are from Weydon School in Farnham: a record for the College.

Natalie Jones studied at Weydon School before joining Alton College. She hopes to study English Literature and Language and said: ‘I had my interview last week and think it...

6 years ago

Alton College’s winning formula has surpassed national averages yet again scooping an outstanding collection of gold, silver and bronze certificates at the UK Maths Trust’s Senior Maths Challenge.

What's more, we've also just won the regional final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge!

Four students qualified for the British Maths Olympiad through the Senior Maths Challenge, a...

Months of waiting came to an end as Professor Robert Winston opened the £3 million new state-of-the-art Engineering and Design Technology Building: The Sonardyne Centre. Thanks to the generous support of a number of individuals, charitable trusts and corporate organisations we have successfully raised the funds to complete the building work on time and on budget. Fundraising continues as we...

It was a case of a trial and no errors when Alton College students defeated the opposition to win the regional heat of the Bar National Mock Trial competition at WInchester Crown Court.

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