Summer sporting achievements

Several athletic students scooped top placings earlier this month at the Hampshire County Athletics Championships in Portsmouth as part of the Aldershot & District team and may get the chance to represent Hampshire at the English School's Competition in Gateshead in July. Whilst the College Tennis Team finished as Hampshire Colleges Boys Doubles Champions 2015. 

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Earlier in the month, several Alton College students competed in the Hampshire County Athletics Championships in Portsmouth as part of the Aldershot & District team. All students were extremely successful in their respective disciplines.

International Success

Alton College's first two International students from the People's Republic of China have successfully completed their UK study year. We recently caught up with the two students to find out about their experiences studying at Alton College, and life in the UK. 

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Alton College's first two International students from High Schools in the People's Republic of China have successfully completed their UK study year and, subject to exam results, will progress on to top Russell Group Universities; Ziwen Chen (known here as Celine) to study Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College, and Ke Xin (known as Mike) to study Finance and Accounting at the University

Performing Arts students reach national finals

The amazing artistic talents of two second year Alton College students have been on display this summer with both of them reaching national levels in their respective area of performance.

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The amazing artistic talents of two second year Alton College students have been on display this summer with both of them reaching national levels in their respective area of performance.

Foreign Office talk for aspiring politicians

Career advice from industry experts is part of life at Alton College.  Tamsin Heath, a senior official with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office was on campus this month discussing her role in government and inspiring our A level Government and Politics students. Photo (l-r) Tom Chapman, Tamsin Heath, Kathy Rieden, Guerson Neto

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Career advice from industry experts is part of life at Alton College.  Tamsin Heath, a senior official with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office was on campus this month discussing her role in government and inspiring our A level Government and Politics students.

STEM, RSASC & EPQ!

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) subject promotion continues at Alton College as we were recently one of three colleges in Hampshire to be accepted by the Royal Society Associate Schools and Colleges scheme. This is a UK network of enthusiastic teachers who share their experience and work in order to help promote excellence in science and mathematics teaching.

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STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) subject promotion continues at Alton College as we were recently one of three colleges in Hampshire to be accepted by the Royal Society Associate Schools and Colleges scheme. This is a UK network of enthusiastic teachers who share their experience and work in order to help promote excellence in science and mathematics teaching.

Top placings at Biology Olympiad

Congratulations to several Alton College students who recently received their awards for their achievements in the British Biology Olympiad which took place earlier in the year. Only the top 16% of students nationally receive awards, including a number of first and second year Alton College students.  

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Earlier in the year, several Alton College students participated in the British Biology Olympiad. More than 6000 students from around the UK take part in the competition, but only the top 16% receive awards.

Lucy Feather

I really enjoy studying Physics at Alton. The A-Level course is challenging but really interesting. I have been offered a place to study Materials Science and Engineering at Imperial College London, which I'm really excited about.

Quote from Lucy Feather - Physics
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Formerly at St Catherine's

Photography student gets on the map

Congratulations to Alton College student Eliot Finch who was recently shortlisted for this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year. His submission has also been chosen as the cover image of the Haslemere & Petersfield Ordnance Survey Map as part of the new 'Snaps on the Map' competition.

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Alton College student Eliot Finch, previously at The Petersfield School, was recently shortlisted for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. The competition calls on young, amateur and professional photographers worldwide to put nature in the spotlight and raise awareness of its beauty.

From Steep to the Somme

A group of first year English Literature students had the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Edward Thomas on a bespoke trip tracing his journey from Steep to the Somme.

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On Thursday 27 March a full coach of first year AS English Literature students set off for two days to trace the footsteps of local poet, Edward Thomas. English students are very fortunate to be studying a poet whose main body of work was inspired by, and written in, Steep.

Photographers Ahoy!

Alton College staff maintain and develop outstanding links with industry which benefit students as they bring these specialist skills and expertise into the classroom. Curriculum Manager for Creative Arts, Amanda Bollini and Teacher of Photography Paul Williams exemplified this when they were invited for a day with Olympus UK and unparalleled access to HMS Victory.

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Alton College staff maintain and develop outstanding links with industry which benefit students as they bring these specialist skills and expertise into the classroom. Curriculum Manager for Creative Arts, Amanda Bollini and Teacher of Photography Paul Williams exemplified this when they were invited for a day with Olympus UK and unparalleled access to HMS Victory.

 

 

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