News Archive

33 weeks ago

Teams of Year 8 and 9s from Eggar's School and Amery Hill School worked with A level students to compete in the launch of the Junior Team Maths Challenge, designed to stretch more able students, this month.

The launch follows the success of the Maths Department's already extensive range of challenges...

35 weeks ago

Students put their innovation and entrepreneurship to the test when the Unloc Enterprise Academy Team visited last term. The exciting day, designed to motivate and inspire young people into business (private and public sector), was split into masterclasses, talks and hands-on exercises where student groups were challenged to create then pitch their business ideas in a dragons-den style...

Talented musician and former Alton College student Ollie West returns to Alton to perform at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 8th February as part of his ‘Portraits’ album project. West is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and we caught up with him ahead of his return south to find out a bit more about his current live music projects.

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Philosophy students James Lester, previously at Salesian College, Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Henry Thomas, previously at The Petersfield School visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented...

39 weeks ago

Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas. A small group entertained the crowds on Alton High Street as part of the Yuletide Festival at the beginning of the month, performing a selection of festive favourites. Students from A level and BTEC music classes performed a Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church showcasing solo items and a variety of ensemble pieces. In...