The hilarious 'Comedy by Wessex Arts' is back. For just £8 you'll be treated to over two hours of live stand up from a variety of comedians some fresh from AC Alumnus Russell Howard's Good News and touring with Frank Skinner. Friday 7 November and 5 December. Theatre bar opens at 7pm, show starts 8.30pm. Book here

Brilliant Alton College student band Bourne played mainstage at Butserfest this month after winning Battle of the Bands competition at our very own WelcomeFest in July. Band members Jacob Walters and Will Frost, both previously at Eggars School said it was awesome. See them at Open Day 2 October.

Each year independent registered charity, The Alton College Foundation, rewards our students for effort and excellence. Applications are open to first and second year students and close on 30 November. Emma Willett, previously at The Petersfied School, is spending her scholarship money on a Headstart Engineering Course at the University of Oxford.

This term a new class of 12 chinese students have enrolled on the unique 2+1 programme at our partner school in Xinghua in the People's Republic of China. Here are some of the class with Alton College teacher Francesca Biggio.

We are committed to ensuring our high achieving students maximise their potential by going on to study at top universities including Oxford and Cambridge. Speak to current MAT students and our inspiring and experienced staff at Open Day (Thurs 2 October) Room 401. 

Read more on MAT at Alton College and Gamze's experience on page 14-15 of the new prospectus.



Alton College students are celebrating results above the national average again this year with a 99% pass rate at both A level and BTEC Extended Diploma.

At 53%, more than half of all students taking A levels achieved the very top grades of A*- B and nearly 80% overall celebrated high grades of A* - C.