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Karate World Championships

First year student Harry Edwards, previously at Perins School, has recently been selected to represent England at the Karate World Championships in June in Bratislava.

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First year student Harry Edwards, previously at Perins School, has recently been selected to represent England at the Karate World Championships in June in Bratislava. We caught up with him ahead of this exciting occasion:

How long have you been doing karate and what got you interested in the first place?

Morehead-Cain Scholarship

Congratulations to second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Heath End School, on being awarded a Morehead-Cain scholarship to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Geography.

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Congratulations to second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Heath End School, on being awarded a Morehead-Cain scholarship to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Geography.

Pupils Go Above and Beyond

Enthusiastic teams from several Hampshire secondary schools demonstrated their commitment to Alton College's Above and Beyond competition, putting a lot of thought into this year's topic: 'A significant anniversary – then and now: Consider the impact of an event that may be commemorated in 2019’.

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Enthusiastic teams from several Hampshire secondary schools demonstrated their commitment to Alton College's Above and Beyond competition, putting a lot of thought into this year's topic: 'A significant anniversary – then and now: Consider the impact of an event that may be commemorated in 2019’.

World Special Olympic Medal Winner

Huge congratulations to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who has recently returned from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi where he won two medals in tennis representing GB.

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Huge congratulations to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who has recently returned from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi where he won two medals in tennis representing GB. In the singles category he win silver and in the doubles competition won bronze with his playing partner Jack Dickson. We are all really proud of Ben and his fantastic achievement on the world stage.

Alton College Foundation 300th Scholarship Awarded

A celebration of The Alton College Foundation’s 300th Scholarship for Excellence and 20 years since the charity was established, proved inspirational. The 17th annual Alton College Foundation Scholarship Awards ceremony saw the presentation of scholarships across a range of subjects awarded to 16 students – among them the student chosen to be the 300th recipient.  

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A celebration of The Alton College Foundation’s 300th Scholarship for Excellence and 20 years since the charity was established, proved inspirational.

Debating Success

The debating society have had a very busy month competing in national and international competitions. On Saturday March 9th Jack Jillings and Seb Cawte competed in finals day at the Oxford Union. The day was intense; debating in four rounds against teams from the UK and overseas. 

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The debating society have had a very busy month competing in national and international competitions.

On Saturday March 9th Jack Jillings and Seb Cawte competed in finals day at the Oxford Union. The day was intense; debating in four rounds against teams from the UK and overseas. 

East Hants Sports Awards Winners

Congratulations to three College students recently picking up awards at the annual East Hampshire Sports Awards. In a really competitive field, black belt judoka Lucy Williams was named Junior Sportswoman of the Year for her fantastic achievements both locally and nationally representing GB.

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Congratulations to three College students recently picking up awards at the annual East Hampshire Sports Awards. In a really competitive field, black belt judoka Lucy Williams was named Junior Sportswoman of the Year for her fantastic achievements both locally and nationally representing GB.

Jack Petchey Achievement Award

Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Tom Hickey on being awarded the Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his volunteering work. Winners of this prestigious award are young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail.

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Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Tom Hickey on being awarded the Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his volunteering work. Winners of this prestigious award are young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail.

Tom Andrews to represent GB at Worldskills

Alton College student Tom Andrews has been selected to represent the UK at Worldskills in Russia later this year in the Electronics discipline. Tom is currently in his last year of the Foundation Degree in Engineering studying at Alton College and undertaking work with Sonardyne International Ltd

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Alton College student Tom Andrews has been selected to represent the UK at Worldskills in Russia later this year in the Electronics discipline. Tom is currently in his last year of the Foundation Degree in Engineering studying at Alton College and undertaking work with Sonardyne International Ltd

Alton College Merge with HSDC

On Friday 1st March 2019 Alton College entered into an exciting partnership with Havant & South Downs College. This merger will support the development of curriculum, sharing of best practices, and allow Alton College to continue to achieve excellent student outcomes.

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On Friday 1st March 2019 Alton College entered into an exciting partnership with Havant & South Downs College. This merger will support the development of curriculum, sharing of best practices, and allow Alton College to continue to achieve excellent student outcomes.

 

 

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