sixth-form

Excellent Exam Results

Alton College students have once again achieved excellent results this year with an overall pass rate of 98.2% in A level and vocational courses including a 100% pass rate across 23 A level subjects and 14 vocational subjects. 52% of students achieved high grades of A*-B or equivalent with an outstanding 31% of students achieving the very top grades of A*-A or equivalent.  

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Alton College students have once again achieved excellent results this year with an overall pass rate of 98.2% in A level and vocational courses including a 100% pass rate across 23 A level subjects and 14 vocational subjects. 52% of students achieved high grades of A*-B or equivalent with an outstanding 31% of students achieving the very top grades of A*-A or equivalent.  

CERN Trip 2018

In May, students and staff from the Physics department visited CERN in Switzerland. Student Katelyn Chelberg gives us her account of the trip. 

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In May, students and staff from the Physics department visited CERN in Switzerland. Student Katelyn Chelberg gives us her account of the trip.... 

CERN Physics Trip 2018

Extra-curricular STEM enrichment

Science and Maths students were busy right up to the end of term with a range of trips and activities. Students studying Applied Science visited the University of Bournemouth for an Insight day into Forensic Science, Maths students visited the University of Portsmouth for a Problem Solving Day and Biology students undertook the Intermediate Olympiad.

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Science and Maths students were busy right up to the end of term with a range of trips and activities to extend their learning in and outside of the classroom. Students studying Applied Science visited the University of Bournemouth for an Insight day into Forensic Science.

FB Design Prize winners

This year’s winners of the FB Design Prize are Lucy Monk and Sophie Spearing for two completely different products. Lucy, previously at Perins School, designed and made a model of a sustainable house and Sophie, previously at Eggar’s School produced a kinetic weather vane.

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This year’s winners of the FB Design Prize are Lucy Monk and Sophie Spearing for two completely different products. Lucy, previously at Perins School, designed and made a model of a sustainable house and Sophie, previously at Eggar’s School produced a kinetic weather vane.

New College Video

We recently welcomed back to College past student Andy Plom to film and produce our new College video. Watch it here to find out all about the College day, courses, enrichment activities and all the exciting things that happen on a daily basis at Alton College.

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We recently welcomed back to College past student Andy Plom to film and produce our new College video. Whilst at College, Andy studied A levels in Music, Music Technology, Drama and Theatre Studies and English Language and Literature before going to the University of Surrey. He is currently Head of Commercial Video at Egale Radio.

Young Leaders in Service

For the seventh year running, College students participated in the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards this year receiving their awards recently for their work in the local community. The awards recognize young people for their service in the community within a 12-month period and the scheme is run in College by Community First.

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For the seventh year running, College students participated in the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards this year receiving their awards recently for their work in the local community.

Instrumental Contract 2018/19

1. If you are studying one of the following music courses:

  • A Level Music
  • BTEC Jazz
  • BTEC Rock & Popular Music

You will be provided with 50% subsidised instrumental lessons on one instrument. The College undertakes to provide 22 instrumental one hour lessons starting in September.

Payment is as follows:

Apply now for September 2019

Come to the Student Hub when you arrive at College

Hello Year 10's! 

Now it's time to decide where and what to study after you leave school this year and we're here to help you. 

Watch what our students say about studying at our top performing College

Tennis with Tim

Skills for Learning student, Ben Tyler had the wonderful experience of playing against Tim Henman last week as part of the Henman Foundation Charity event. Ben was representing Bright Ideas for Tennis which provides playing opportunities to people with disabilities.

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Skills for Learning student, Ben Tyler had the wonderful experience of playing against Tim Henman last week as part of the Henman Foundation Charity event. Ben was representing Bright Ideas for Tennis which provides playing opportunities to people with disabilities.

Brain Day

Biology and Psychology students were recently treated to a fantastic day exploring the brain when Dr Guy Sutton visited campus to take students around and beyond A-level material and into degree-level concepts and research. Guy Sutton is Director of Medical Biology Interactive and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

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Biology and Psychology students were recently treated to a fantastic day exploring the brain when Dr Guy Sutton visited campus to take students around and beyond A-level material and into degree-level concepts and research. Guy Sutton is Director of Medical Biology Interactive and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

 

 

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