sixth-form

Pop Up Shop Exhibition - this week!

Come along to the Creative Visual Arts Department to see the CTEC Level 2 Art & Design students' end of year Pop Up Shop Exhibition. Lots of great work on display from talented art students in the Stevens Building, Room 517. The exhibition will be open Monday 22 - Friday 26 May, everyday from 10am-4pm. Open to the public - please sign in at reception.

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Come along to the Creative Visual Arts Department to see the CTEC Level 2 Art & Design students' end of year Pop Up Shop Exhibition. Lots of great work on display from talented art students in the Stevens Building, Room 517. The exhibition will be open Monday 22 - Friday 26 May, everyday from 10am-4pm. Open to the public - please sign in at reception.

Art.She.Said

Musician Harry Baker, Alton College and Weydon School alumnus, is this week releasing his second album entitled Art.She.Said We interviewed Harry at the launch of his first album Friends, Themes and Poems last year and we caught up with him again this week in the lead up to the launch event on Friday (19 May) at the Boileroom in Guildford. 

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Musician Harry Baker, Alton College and Weydon School alumnus, is this week releasing his second album entitled Art.She.Said We interviewed Harry at the launch of his first album Friends, Themes and Poems last year and we caught up with him again this week in the lead up to the launch event on Friday (19

Climbing "Up" for Honda

Talented Art student Imogen Horrocks, previously at Bohunt School has been the featured climber on a recent TV advert for the new Honda Civic. She is part of the British Youth Bouldering Team and was chosen from many after audition. Imogen has been bouldering, a competitive form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses, for about six years.

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Talented Art student Imogen Horrocks, previously at Bohunt School has been the featured climber on a recent TV advert for the new Honda Civic. She is part of the British Youth Bouldering Team and was chosen from many after audition.

Friendly debate

The Alton College debating team, consisting of students studying Philosophy, Government and Politics, and Law played host to Queen Mary’s College in the first inter-collegiate friendly debate recently. Two motions, two highly emotive subjects, two inspiring debates and a fully enthralled audience.

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The Alton College debating team, consisting of students studying Philosophy, Government and Politics, and Law played host to Queen Mary’s College in the first inter-collegiate friendly debate recently.

Above and Beyond Winners

Gifted and Talented pupils from Mill Chase Academy scooped first prize in this year’s Above and Beyond Competition. The theme this year was ‘2016: A Pivotal Year in History’ and Year 10 pupils from Eggar’s School, The Petersfield School, Mill Chase Academy, Weydon School and Perins School worked in teams to prepare an EPQ-style project.

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Gifted and Talented pupils from Mill Chase Academy scooped first prize in this year’s Above and Beyond Competition.

Something Blue

Two talented media students have been wowing international audiences with their independent film ‘Something Blue’. Jonny Crawford, previously at Weydon School, and Joe Johnson, previously at Stepping Stones School travelled to the Cinequest Film Festival in March to screen their piece in front of other industry professionals. 

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Two talented media students have been wowing international audiences with their independent film ‘Something Blue’. Jonny Crawford, previously at Weydon School, and Joe Johnson, previously at Stepping Stones School travelled to the Cinequest Film Festival in March to screen their piece in front of other industry professionals.

A Sound Performance

Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education recently when a group of students took part in the annual Southampton Solent Sound Music Festival held at Solent University. The festival saw nine colleges across Hampshire and Wiltshire enter a “Battle of the Bands” competition with a first prize of £200.

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Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education recently when a group of students took part in the annual Southampton Solent Sound Music Festival held at Solent University. The festival saw nine colleges across Hampshire and Wiltshire enter a “Battle of the Bands” competition with a first prize of £200.

Artistic Collaboration

Collaborating with industry on student led projects is part of life at Alton College. Art students have formed an exchange partnership with Danish students from Naerum Gymnasium College (10km north of Copenhagen) which started last year whilst working  on a creative brief with the Tate galleries and the Red Cross. 

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Collaborating with industry on student led projects is part of life at Alton College. Art students have formed an exchange partnership with Danish students from Naerum Gymnasium College (10km north of Copenhagen) which started last year whilst working  on a creative brief with the Tate galleries and the Red Cross.

Gymnast springs to success

Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad. 

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Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad.

 

 

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