sixth-form

Stars of the Future

Maisy Venn, an Art Foundation student at Alton College, is celebrating having a sculpture selected for inclusion in two prestigious exhibitions in London this summer. The Royal Association of British Artists (RBA) include the work of up and coming young artists in their annual exhibition in London and have worked with The Arts Society to find what they call ‘Stars of the Future’.

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Maisy Venn, an Art Foundation student at Alton College, is celebrating having a sculpture selected for inclusion in two prestigious exhibitions in London this summer.

MRF Young Composer '19

First year Music student Scottie Thompson has been awarded the Martin Read Foundation Grant for composition. This enables him to have composition lessons with Simon Speare, the Head of Composition and Contemporary Music at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music in London.

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First year Music student Scottie Thompson has been awarded the Martin Read Foundation Grant for composition. This enables him to have composition lessons with Simon Speare, the Head of Composition and Contemporary Music at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music in London.

Bouncing through to the Nationals

Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Federica Vazzana on qualifying in first place in the British Schools Gymnastics Association Trampoline Southern Zonal Competition which means she progresses to the National Finals! 

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Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Federica Vazzana on qualifying in first place in the British Schools Gymnastics Association Trampoline Southern Zonal Competition which means she progresses to the National Finals! She competed in two excellent routines against some tough competition from the South West Region and her sister from the South East Region.

Students UNLOC Potential

25 first year Business students have recently completed the Unloc Enterprise Academy short Course. The course was delivered via a weekly 2-hour session throughout the Autumn term with the aim of giving students the knowledge and insight into starting their own business, projects and ideas in groups or on their own.

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25 first year Business students have recently completed the Unloc Enterprise Academy short Course. The course was delivered via a weekly 2-hour session throughout the Autumn term with the aim of giving students the knowledge and insight into starting their own business, projects and ideas in groups or on their own.

Students' Union Elections

Are you interested in standing for a position on the new Students’ Union? The election for the 2019-20 Executive will take place on Wednesday 13th February 2019 in the LRC and will be a paper ballot

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Are you interested in standing for a position on the new Students’ Union? The election for the 2019-20 Executive will take place on Wednesday 13th February 2019 in the LRC and will be a paper ballot rather than online as in previous years.

Debating Matters

A group of students recently represented the College at the Debating Matters Tournament held at Solent University where they argued some very thought-provoking topics against other Hampshire schools and College in front of a large audience and panel of expert judges.

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Alf Hamer, Peter Baillie, Seb Cawte and Molly Bruce represented Alton College at the Debating Matters Tournament held at Solent University recently. They were supported by Jack Jillings, Olivia Welch, Lottie Tellyn and Jasmine Bullion.

International Geographical Olympiad

Congratulations to first year Geography student Alex Teeuw, previously at The Petersfield School, on being one of only four students in the whole of the country to be selected to represent the UK at the 2019 International Geographical Olympiad (iGEO) in Hong Kong.

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Congratulations to first year Geography student Alex Teeuw, previously at The Petersfield School, on being one of only four students in the whole of the country to be selected to represent the UK at the 2019 International Geographical Olympiad (iGEO) in Hong Kong.

Alton College & Chelsea Football Club Foundation

As part of our partnership with Chelsea Football Club Foundation, coaches have been delivering 90 minutes per week of football / fitness training to our students with special educational needs.

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As part of our partnership with Chelsea Football Club Foundation (CFCF), coaches have been delivering 90 minutes per week of football / fitness training to our students with special educational needs. This is the first part of our new offering to students in conjunction with CFCF which started in September 2018.

Merger FAQs

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Alton Sixth Form College and Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) are planning to merge on 1 March 2019 to establish a single leading merged College group with campuses in Havant, Waterlooville and Alton.

Youth for Peace

Lucy Bayliss was recently selected to participate in an international conference held in Berlin entitled "Youth for peace - 100 years after World War I, 100 ideas for peace." The event drew together 500 young people from across Europe with the aim of creating an international dialogue on how best to promote peace in Europe.

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"A few months ago, I was fortunate to be selected to participate in an international conference ‘Youth for peace- 100 years after World War 1, 100 ideas for peace’ that took place in Berlin from the 14th-18th November. 

 

 

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