Maths students secure place in National Final

The regional heat of the UK’s biggest team mathematics competition for Year 12 and 13 students, the Senior Team Maths Challenge, was won by Alton College for the second consecutive year.

Of 23 teams in Hampshire’s heat, Alton College came first, Salesian College second, Peter Symonds third and joint fourth place went to Farnborough College, Brockenhurst College and Ryde College.

Senior Team Maths Challenge

The regional heat of the UK’s biggest team mathematics competition for Year 12 and 13 students, the Senior Team Maths Challenge, was won by Alton College for the second consecutive year.

Of 23 teams in Hampshire’s heat, Alton College came first, Salesian College second, Peter Symonds third and joint fourth place went to Farnborough College, Brockenhurst College and Ryde College.

Trip to Nepal a ‘breathtaking experience’

Since September 2011, two groups of students have been working towards an expedition to Nepal by fundraising, improving their fitness and team building,

The expedition was led by the students, who took responsibility for much of the decision making and the expedition budget. Team members showed exemplary diplomatic and negotiating skills when faced with tough decisions.

Elephants in Nepal

Since September 2011, two groups of students have been working towards an expedition to Nepal by fundraising, improving their fitness and teambuilding, including a training weekend on the South Downs.

Children in Need fundraising a success

Fancy dress theme has become tradition at College for Children in Need and this year was no different, with pirates and ninjas sweeping the campus.

Fundraising activities have been occurring all week with student bands playing at break, home baked cakes sold by the dozen, and some great prizes on offer in the raffle competition.

Children in Need outfit

A fancy dress theme has become tradition at College for Children in Need and this year was no different, with pirates and ninjas sweeping the campus.

AC Foundation presents scholarships

The 11th annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships Awards Ceremony took place in the Berkoff Performing Arts Centre last week to an auditorium filled with students, parents, sponsors, staff, Governors and Foundation Directors. 

During the reception Chris Butler and the Inside Indigo band entertained the guests.

Our scholars 2012

The 11th annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships Awards Ceremony took place in the Berkoff Performing Arts Centre last week to an auditorium filled with students, parents, sponsors, staff, Governors and Foundation Directors. During the reception Chris Butler and the Inside Indigo band entertained the guests.

Applications for 2013

Our Open Evenings were well attended despite the torrential rain. We hope you found all the information that you needed and enjoyed looking around our excellent facilities. 

Online applications are coming in thick and fast and therefore we advise you to complete yours by 31st December 2012.

Simply click here to get yours started.

We advise that you apply before 31 December

Our Open Evenings were well attended despite the torrential rain. We hope you found all the information that you needed and enjoyed looking around our excellent facilities. 

Online applications are coming in thick and fast and therefore we strongly advise you to complete yours by 31st December 2012. You can still apply after this date, but no later than 31st March 2013.

Students help Olympic legacy continue

The success of the Olympics has left a huge legacy for many people across the nation and our sports leaders are keen to make it last.

Alex Haymes, Jake Williams, David Paton, Dan Sullivan, Sophie Field, Ciara Fearn and Kathy Nichols took an active role in Alton Town Council’s Olympithon to help encourage more people to try new sports.

Sports Leaders

The success of the Olympics has left a huge legacy for many people across the nation and our sports leaders are keen to make it last.

Alex Haymes, Jake Williams, David Paton, Dan Sullivan, Sophie Field, Ciara Fearn and Kathy Nichols took an active role in Alton Town Council’s Olympithon to help encourage more people to try new sports.

Six students pick up award from Cambridge competition

Six students studying AS level Chemistry were honoured with silver and copper awards for their success in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge this summer.

Callum Green, Chris Slim and Eloise Stradling achieved a silver award which put them in the top 22% of the 4000 entries across the country. Jaz Weston, Gina Curwen and Amber West picked up copper awards, securing their places in the top 60%.

Chemistry students

Six students studying AS level Chemistry were honoured with silver and copper awards for their success in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge this summer.

Livvy brings home the bronze

16-year old Olivia “Livvy” Breen has spent her summer holidays living a dream, and anyone following her in the London 2012 Paralympic Games will recognise her contagious smile and share the excitement of her performances in the Women’s 100m T38, Women’s 200m T38 and Women’s 4x100m relay T35/T38.

When she’s not training hard for her sport, Livvy attends Bohunt School and also takes part in the 14-16 programme at Alton College.

Olivia Breen Team GB

16-year old Olivia “Livvy” Breen has spent her summer holidays living a dream, and anyone following her in the London 2012 Paralympic Games will recognise her contagious smile and share the excitement of her performances in the Women’s 100m T38, Women’s 200m T38 and Women’s 4x100m relay T35/T38.

Martin Read

A concert in celebration of Martin’s life was held in the Forum Hall on Friday 2nd November 2012, with musical performances from Martin’s family, friends, colleagues and students, both past and present. 

Martin Read

A concert in celebration of Martin’s life was held in the Forum Hall on Friday 2nd November 2012, with musical performances from Martin’s family, friends, colleagues and students, both past and present. 

Bursary supports student's dreams

Treloar School and Alton College student Marie Devlin is celebrating accepting a bursary from the Helena Kennedy Foundation which will allow her to study Speech and Communication Science at the University of Portsmouth.

Marie, who has scoliosis and uses a manual wheelchair, has been working hard to combine AS and A levels at Alton College and Treloar School over the last 3 years.

Marie Devlin

Having achieved AS levels in Communication & Culture and English Language & Literature, as well as a full A level in Health & Social Care at Alton College, Marie also has an AS level in Art & Design and a Foundation Diploma in ICT under her belt from Treloar School.

 

 

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