News Archive

38 weeks ago

The University of Cambridge visited campus for a series of one-to-one practice interviews and lectures as part of the College's More Able and Talented Programme  which specifically focuses on supporting students to 'Apply for Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities'. 

Lecturers and students from Trinity College, Cambridge provided the sessions to fewer than 10 Colleges in...

39 weeks ago

Honor Ramsdale, previously at Weydon School, was chosen from hundreds of students who attended 'WelcomeFest' - our unique welcome event dedicated to our next lower sixth cohort and held annually in July - to receive an iPad mini. Everyone who attended the event was automatically entered into the draw. Honor who is studying A level Music, English Literature, Drama and BTEC Level 3 Certificate...

40 weeks ago

This year Alton College students will benefit from two new minibuses provided by generous donations from The Grace Atkinson Trust earlier this year and more recently the Variety Club. 

The College welcomes a diverse range of post-16 year old learners from over 80 different schools across four counties offering a range of courses from A Levels, BTECs/CTECs, and Foundation Degrees to...

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...