It may be January but the season of giving has continued for the Physics Department as an anonymous member of the public donated a Signal Generator this week. Mick De Pomerai, Curriculum manager for Physics and Electronics said 'thank you', it was just what they needed!

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year marking the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp. This year was 70 years since that day. Our students marked the occasion by linking together over 6,000 paperclips which were hung around the Bowling Green. #memorymakers

Our sell-out Comedy Club kicks off for 2015 on Friday 6 February. James Alderson headlines fresh from supporting Eddie Izzard and Jo Brand. The cafe bar is open from 7pm, stand-up starts 8.30pm. Tickets priced £9.50 book here.

Media students enjoyed an amazing trip to the Harry Potter Studios and a special forum 'Beyond BTEC' which involved advice and networking with BAFTA winners and TV Directors, last term.

Aime Jones previously at Weydon School, is one of only four students selected to represent the UK at the Geography Olympiad in Russia, August 2015. She aims to study the subject at University (one in three of our Geography students go on to do this).


Alton College Students have pledged their support to spread the word on the Sixth Form College Association's campaign to #dropthelearningtax. All Sixth Form Colleges pay VAT whereas academies or school sixth forms are exempt. Please click here to watch their video and sign the e-petition here.