News Archive

41 weeks ago

Congratulations to Expressions student Ben Tyler on being selected to represent Great Britain in tennis in the Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. He recently won a silver medal at the Sheffield National Special Olympic Games and will travel with the GB team next year for the competition. Last year, Ben also won the Disability Sportsperson of the Year award in the East...

42 weeks ago

Following on from the regional round of the Oxford School’s Debating competition, two Alton College students have won a place in the National Finals of the Oxford Schools’ Debating Competition. 

As part of extra-curricular activities run by staff, six students travelled to Magdalen College School Oxford to take part...

43 weeks ago

Alton College is the number 1 choice for STEM subjects in East Hampshire and 40% of students go on to study STEM subjects at University. 2018 is 'The Year of Engineering'  and the College has a broad range of activities planned from innovative talks to hands-on workshops for current students and our next cohorts...

44 weeks ago

Sophia Buchanan Barlow, previously at Calthorpe Parke School was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the highest achieving Geography student at the end of year one of their A level studies. Sophia was presented with the Award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College. She said: "I am delighted to be receiving this award and...

45 weeks ago

Congratulations to Damian Hinds, East Hants MP on his new role in the cabinet as Secretary of State for Education. Damian is a frequent visitor to the College (the only Sixth Form in his constituency) and he describes us as 'the jewel in East Hants' crown'. He says: 'I am always struck by the students' confidence and their drive. Alton students are inquisitive and challenging but...