sixth-form

upReach Social Mobility Awards

Second year student Holly Denton was recently nominated and shortlisted for one of the upReach Student Social Mobility Awards. upReach is a charity which helps disadvantaged students from across the UK to realise their potential. The awards are organised to showcase the incredible achievements of undergraduates from lower socio-economic backgrounds from across the UK 

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Second year student Holly Denton was recently nominated and shortlisted for one of the upReach Student Social Mobility Awards. upReach is a charity which helps disadvantaged students from across the UK to realise their potential.

Multiple Maths Successes

Congratulations to all the Maths students who took part in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge, some fantastic results to celebrate. Out of 104 Alton College participants, students achieved 16 Golds, 29 Silvers and 33 Bronzes.

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Congratulations to all the Maths students who took part in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge, some fantastic results to celebrate. Out of 104 Alton College participants, students achieved 16 Golds, 29 Silvers and 33 Bronzes.

Should voting be compulsory?

The Alton College debating team recently participated in the regional round of the English Speaking Union debating competition discussing the motion "this house would make voting compulsory."

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The Alton College debating team, consisting of Jack Jillings, Catherine Goldie and Helena Dolan, recently participated in the regional round of the English Speaking Union debating competition at Guildford High School.

Debating against private girls school St Catherine's, Bramley, the motion being debated "this house would make voting compulsory."

Campus tours

If you missed one of our Open Days in the Autumn but would still like to look round our campus, we will be conducting tours of College on Tuesday 21st January and Thursday 23rd January at 2:30pm.

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If you missed one of our Open Days in the Autumn but would still like to look round our campus, we will be conducting tours of College on Tuesday 21st January and Thursday 23rd January at 2:30pm.

Excellence in Geography

Second year Geography student, Alex Teeuw was recently presented with the 2019 Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their Geography exam at the end of their first year

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Second year Geography student, Alex Teeuw was recently presented with the 2019 Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their Geography exam at the end of their first year and who is also progressing on to study A2 Geography.

Music for Trees

Alton College Music alumna Ellen Drewe was recently on BBC Breakfast TV talking about one of her latest composition projects, music for the app “Music for Trees” in association with The Royal Parks. 

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Alton College Music alumna Ellen Drewe was recently on BBC Breakfast TV talking about one of her latest composition projects, music for the app “Music for Trees” in association with The Royal Parks.

Safe Spaces

Students on the Expressions Programme visited the Safe Spaces Art Exhibition at Chichester Cathedral recently as part of their work towards their Discover and Explore Arts Award. 

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Students on the Expressions Programme visited the Safe Spaces Art Exhibition at Chichester Cathedral recently as part of their work towards their Discover and Explore Arts Award. They learnt about the cathedral and why some artists see it as a "safe place". They then discussed  what a safe space meant to them and the artists discussed their works with the students.

Alton College Chelsea FC Foundation 3 - 3 Barton Peveril

Alton College welcomed league leaders Barton Peveril last Wednesday, and after a disappointing performance away to Poole Grammar the week before, they needed a big performance. 

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Alton College welcomed league leaders Barton Peveril last Wednesday, and after a disappointing performance away to Poole Grammar the week before, they needed a big performance. 

Barton arrived with 3 straight wins and without conceding a goal all season. This statistic quickly changed as striker Lewis Munt netted from close range to give Alton an early lead. 

Second Year Awards

The Alton College Foundation ceremony for second year students took place in the Wessex Arts Centre at Alton College recently.  The Alton College Foundation introduced the awards to celebrate students who had shown outstanding achievements within their subjects during their first year of study. 

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The Alton College Foundation ceremony for second year students took place in the Wessex Arts Centre at Alton College recently.  The Alton College Foundation introduced the awards to celebrate students who had shown outstanding achievements within their subjects during their first year of study. 

 

 

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