Sport student Amy Sly, previously at Perins School, is in the process of organising a 12-hour netball challenge to raise money for Mind. The charity is a mental health charity that supports and provides help to people of all ages who are struggling with mental health issues.

As part of the wide range of extra-curricular activities provided by staff, students from the Alton College Debating teams recently competed against the best teams in the UK and overseas in two prestigious competitions: The Oxford Schools Final and the Imperial College Schools tournament.

Online applications are still open to study here. We offer a broad range of A level and vocational courses and bespoke extra-curricular programmes including a dedicated More Able and Talented course and a new College Day with up to 50 hours more teaching time and a 10am start! 

As part of extra-curricular activities and talks organized at Alton College for students, involvement in the Speakers for Schools scheme enabled a group of students to hear from the esteemed Sir Christopher Hum. Politics student Ewan Griffiths, previously at Amery Hill School, attended the talk and gave us his account recently.

Isabel Carter studied A levels in Biology, Maths, Physics and the EPQ at Alton College leaving in 2016, and is now studying Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford. This summer, she is leading a Geological Mapping expedition to South Greenland. Her group will be spending seven weeks based in the small village of Igaliku, producing a detailed geological map of the surrounding area.

The annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships for Excellence Awards took place in the Wessex Arts Centre on campus recently for the 16th year. Trevor Heley, Managing Director of the Foundation, welcomed students, parents, sponsors, College staff, Governors and the Foundation Directors to celebrate the achievement of the successful scholars.