News Archive

2 weeks ago

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

In May, twelve lucky Alton College Physics students travelled to Switzerland to explore the world-famous CERN campus. There, physicists work on the forefront of...

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. Students were treated to a campus tour and talk about Bournemouth University, a session on UCAS applications and personal...

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.

David Forrest, previous teacher at the College, now owns FB Design (a bespoke furniture and cabinet making company...

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.

Watch it here to find out...

3 weeks ago

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 (a...