News Archive

27 weeks ago

Former Alton College student David Smith has won boccia gold at the Paralympics in Rio. Having won team gold in Beijing in 2008 and both individual silver and team bronze in London 2012, individual gold in Rio completes the set.

David, previously at Treloar College, was born with cerebral palsy and was introduced to the game of boccia at the age of six. He was world champion by the time...

Amazing AC student band Loyd were singing in the rain drawing large crowds at Butserfest this year. 

The UK’s largest alcohol and drug-free festival this year celebrated its 10th year and Loyd were set to perform on the Introducing Stage, this year sponsored by Alton College, but ended up playing in the Acoustic Shack due to the weather. Talented music students competed in our...

31 weeks ago

Three quarters of A level students were awarded A*-C grades, a quarter achieved A*-A. Over 71% of vocational students achieved the highest grades across Extended Diploma Courses. 100% of those taking EPQ achieved A*-C. 

Results in traditional A level subjects such as English, Maths,...

For the fifth year running, College students participated in the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards this year receiving their awards recently for their work in the local community. The awards recognize young people for their community service within a 12-month period and the scheme is run in College by Community First (a charity whose...

32 weeks ago

This year, College sports teams and individuals racked up some impressive results. The College cricket team beat Farnborough Sixth Form College in the Altham College Cricket Final in what turned out to be a really close game. Farnborough were bowled out for 105 with Chris Jones with 5 wickets for 21 off 8 overs and George Neave with 3 wickets for 27 runs off 8 overs. Alton scored 107 for 9...