Continuing with education after school means more than solely classroom based study. Each year we offer our students an array of trips at home and abroad to give them opportunity to travel and develop a range of skills.

FREE Easter and Spring inspired workshop for the whole family this weekend in Wessex Arts Café at Alton College 10-12noon, reserve your space here. Suitable for all ages, unlike our monthly Saturday Art Club adults are required to stay for this workshop. Coffee, cake  and newspapers also available!

 

Students at Alton College  raised over £1,000 from a variety of events, cake sales and collections for Comic Relief last week.  Over £500 was raised on campus and as the government has pledged to match all funds raised by students in the UK pound for pound, the total amount has doubled!

Geography students were inspired and motivated by Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Secretary General of Ordnance Survey International and Co-Chair of a United Nations committee, in Wessex Arts theatre last week. They also learnt how geographical principals affect everything from Olympic Torch relay routes to the NHS.

Laura Jurd, Alton College alumna, has been named Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015. Now in its 11th year, the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group honour the best of British jazz and the awards evening highlights the wealth of talent in the British jazz scene at the moment. 

Tiffany Lee, former Amery Hill pupil, completed her Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education at Alton College. She went on to manage Little Me Day Nurseries, Basingstoke and recently won a Nursery World Award. Now a mum herself we caught up with her during her maternity leave.