News Archive

6 years ago

Students from the Class of 2013 were welcomed back to College to collect some special awards. Each year, we celebrate the outstanding achievements from our students and enjoy reminiscing about their time at Alton.

The evening started with a welcome from Ian Gibson, Chair of Governors, and Jane Machell, our Principal. Jane then introduced guest speaker Clare McAvinchey, a former Alton...

A group of Biology students spent more than two weeks in Cuba as part of an exciting marine biology expedition.

During the first week, all of the students became certified PADI open water divers allowing them to explore the pristine coral reef in the National Park. The expedition was based on the Isle of Youth to the south of Cuba.

In the second week, the students spent time...

Alton College students, yet again, are celebrating outstanding examination results with a near 99% pass rate at A Level. At 56%, more than half of all students taking A levels achieved the very top grades of A*- B and nearly 85% overall celebrated high grades of A* - C. In addition, Alton College has beaten the national average at the very highest grades of A* - A.

Over 22 subjects...

'Student Watch' is a Hampshire Police project that is being run in the College for the first time. 14 students completing the Uniformed level 2 or level 3 Public Services course have already signed up, been vetted by the Hampshire Police and started the 10 module course.

Student volunteers will take part in police led initiatives designed to increase their awareness of...

The Berkoff Performing Arts Centre has hosted several music events over the last few weeks with the most recent bringing the Centre alive with the sound of jazz. During the day, eight different bands and over 40 different young musicians from across the region performed at the Southern Jazz Centre's inaugural Jazz Festival.

Performers from as far afield as Romsey,...