News Archive

40 weeks ago

As part of the extensive enrichment activities and trips programme, Alton College offers an annual ski trip to the mountains in Europe. This year, 20 students travelled to Fiesch in the Swiss Alps in February half term for a week. The 17 boys and 3 girls from the first and second years were all keen and eager to improve their technique and were up early in the mornings on the first lift,...

41 weeks ago

The Alton College rugby team finished off a very successful season by winning the U18 Hampshire Birch Plate this month. They faced Farnborough 6th Form College in the final held in Southampton, winning 27-23 in a very close game. Both sides played some high tempo rugby with Alton scoring five tries, coming from Dan Napier (2), Oliver Burden, Oscar Mosley and Cameron Hamer with one conversion...

42 weeks ago

An integral part of studying Public Services at Alton College is to gain real life insight into different aspects of the Public Service Sector. Students recently took part in the Hampshire Constabulary Rural Crime Prevention Initiative, attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Parade and took Royal Navy Psychometric testing during a visit to campus. 

In December, students were...

44 weeks ago

More Able and Talented science students scooped top awards at the annual British Biology Olympiad competition and attended lectures and activities on neuroscience at University of Southampton recently. 

More than 7200 students from around the UK took part in the UK British Olympiad...

Alex Scarborough, previously at Freemantles School near Woking, will be representing Great Britain at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria in March. He will compete in the Alpine Skiing category in both slalom and Super G. Alex has been skiing since the age of 10 when he went on a school trip and was instantly hooked. He trains once a week on the dry slope at...