Chinese students visit 2015

Fifteen Chinese students and six members of staff from Xinghua High School in the Eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu spent ten days as College guests, partnering students in lessons, and living with their local host families to gain insight into being a student at Alton College.

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Fifteen Chinese students and six members of staff from Xinghua High School in the Eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu spent ten days as College guests, partnering students in lessons, and living with their local host families to gain insight into being a student at Alton College, as many of them plan to come here full-time to study A levels in the coming months.

Damian Hinds MP versus Harry Townsend

Damian Hinds MP for East Hants spent time with budding politician Harry Townsend previously at the Dove House School Academy today. Mr Hinds gave a presentation and provided a Q&A session for Harry and his classmates in the Skills for Learning Department.

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Damian Hinds MP for East Hants spent time with budding politician Harry Townsend previously at the Dove House School Academy today. Mr Hinds gave a presentation and provided a Q&A session for Harry and his classmates in the Skills for Learning Department.

Goldilocks verdict: Not guilty!

It was not a clear case of who’d been eating the porridge and sitting in other people's chairs for school children taking part in a special Community Courses @altoncollege CSI Workshop here last week, as Goldilocks was found innocent!

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It was not a clear case of who’d been eating the porridge and sitting in other people's chairs for school children taking part in a special CSI Workshop here last week, as Goldilocks was found innocent!

Lava-ly win for The Petersfield School!

The Petersfield School scooped top prize at our annual Above and Beyond Competition for Gifted and Talented pupils on 28 January. The final was held in Wessex Arts on campus and the topic was 'The Biggest Global Threat'.

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The Petersfield School scooped top prize at our annual Above and Beyond Competition for G&T pupils on 28 January. The final held in Wessex Arts on campus and the topic was 'The Biggest Global Threat'.

Media students' industry inspiration

Media students enjoyed an amazing trip to the Harry Potter Studios and a special forum 'Beyond BTEC' which involved advice and networking with BAFTA winners and TV Directors, last term.

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Media students enjoyed an amazing trip to the Harry Potter Studios and a special forum 'Beyond BTEC' which involved advice and networking with BAFTA winners and TV Directors, last term.

 

Geographer mapped out for Russia

Aime Jones previously at Weydon School, is one of only four students selected to represent the UK at the Geography Olympiad in Russia, August 2015. She aims to study the subject at University (one in three of our Geography students go on to do this).

 

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Aime Jones previously at Weydon School, is one of only four students selected to represent the UK at the Geography Olympiad in Russia, August 2015. She aims to study the subject at University (one in three of our Geography students go on to do this).

URGENT: FILM SCREENINGS SAT 17 JANUARY postponed

Both scheduled films will not take place tomorrrow see below for details

Help Sixth Form Colleges be VAT free

Alton College Students have pledged their support to spread the word on the Sixth Form College Association's campaign to #dropthelearningtax. All Sixth Form Colleges pay VAT whereas academies or school sixth forms are exempt. Please click here to watch their video and sign the e-petition here.

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Alton College Students have pledged their support to spread the word on the Sixth Form College Association's campaign to #dropthelearningtax. All Sixth Form Colleges pay VAT whereas academies or school sixth forms are exempt. Please click the image to watch their video here and sign the e-petition here.

Best in Business!

Savvy Alton College students previously at Bohunt, Robert May's, Eggar's, Reading Blue Coat and Everest Community School won the Southern Heat of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) National Business Competition recently. The team will go on to represent the southern district in the national BASE final in Birmingham in June. 

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Savvy Alton College students previously at Bohunt, Robert May's, Eggar's, Reading Blue Coat and Everest Community School won the Southern Heat of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) National Business Competition recently. The team will go on to represent the southern district in the national BASE final in Birmingham in June.

New Year, New You!

Community Courses @altoncollege starting in the New Year range from Fruit Planting and Pruning Workshops to Boxercise Classes for kids, so the whole family can exercise their bodies and minds!

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Alton College is launching a new range of community courses for all ages in the New Year ranging from Fruit Planting and Pruning Workshops to Boxercise Classes for kids, so the whole family can exercise their bodies and minds!

 

 

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