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Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad. In...

Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) once again came into College to assist students on the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course with their bike checks as part of the Bicycle Maintenance module. This established module on the course involves students bringing their bikes that need attention into College and working under supervision from...

Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The new executive are: 

  • President – Andrew Locke-Scobie, previously at Perins School
  • Vice President – Rowan Whale previously at Eggar’s School
  • Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer – Santiago Martinez-Herrera previously studied overseas
  • ...

Alton College is the number 1 choice for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in East Hants* and has a dedicated STEM ambassador and Scientist in Residence. During this year’s British Science Week, students are undertaking a wide range of activities as part of the A level courses and are extending their classroom studies attending workshops in London and the US....

Is prison a place for Punishment, Retribution or Rehabilitation? A group of Sociology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’ a conference run by True Life conferences. The day featured real life released prisoners discussing all types of crime.  Students listened to...