Don't be bored this Boxing Day bring the family to Wessex Arts @altoncollege for a musical theatre adventure: Santa in Love! Tickets £8.50 (incl. gift). Starts 2.30pm cafe bar open 2pm. Book here and enter colouring comp for chance to win tickets here

Christmas has come early for students at our partner school in Xinghua in the People's Republic of China. Pictured here with Alton College International Manager Andrew Cox are the school's Year One class all merry and bright at the prospect of visiting the College for the first time in February 2015.


Community Courses @altoncollege starting in the New Year range from Fruit Planting and Pruning Workshops to Boxercise Classes for kids, so the whole family can exercise their bodies and minds!

For the third year running Alton College law students have secured their place in the finals of the Bar Mock Trial, a national competition run by the Citizen Foundation. Fifteen students competed in the regional final on 29 November beating other colleges, grammar school and academies.

Talented Art students Ella Barton, previously at Bohunt School and Flo Saralis previously at Amery Hill School, have been picked from hundreds to exhibit their work at the Royal Society of British Artists annual show at the Mall Galleries, London from 11-15 March 2015.

Breaking all known records our students achieved 20 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze awards in the Senior Maths Challenge this month. Five go on to the British Maths Olympiad, eight go on to the Senior Maths Kangaroo and a further two received a Certificate of Distinction at the Mathematical Olympiad for Girls.