News Archive

35 weeks ago

As part of African Adventures, a group volunteering organisation leading trips to Ghana, a group of 18 intrepid students and 3 staff travelled to Woe in Ghana at the beginning of April for a life-changing experience. Woe is a small rural town in Ghana's Volta region on the South West coast of Africa, where...

37 weeks ago

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?

I’ve only been doing karate for just over three years but...

40 weeks ago

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. Meagan was the recipient of the Alton College Foundation Nicholas Branch Scholarship for Excellence in Humanities last year for Geography which...

41 weeks ago

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’.

Participants had been asked to identify and...

42 weeks ago

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.