News Archive

7 weeks ago

Alton College celebrated another exceptional year of outstanding results with a 99.2 % pass rate for A levels and 100% for vocational courses. The national average is 98%.  More than three quarters of A level subjects achieved 100% pass rate with over a quarter of students being awarded A*-A while over 77% achieved A*-C.  100% of students passed the BTEC and Cambridge Technical...

Extra curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students' experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College. This year we launch 'The Alton College Experience' a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment. Our New College Day and flexible...

Cameron Copland, previously at Lord Wandsworth College won the award for a beautifully crafted chair he made during D&T lessons in the College's state of the art Sonardyne Centre for Engineering and Design Technology. David Forrest, previous teacher at the College, now owns FB Design (a bespoke furniture and cabinet making company based in Herriard), sponsors the award for the best A level...

8 weeks ago

Twenty-one Alton College students graduated with honours on two Foundation Degree courses run in partnership with the University of Portsmouth this summer.  This was the first group of ten FdEng students to graduate after studying at Alton College for three years for a degree in Engineering. All the students achieved...

10 weeks ago

Alton College actively promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and we are one of a few Colleges in Hampshire to be a member of the Royal Society’s Associate Schools and Colleges network. This is a UK network of enthusiastic teachers who share their experience and work in order to help promote excellence in science and mathematics...