College bands impress judges

Time will Tell and Inside Indigo perform in national festival

Inside Indigo

Student bands Time Will Tell and Inside Indigo won the chance to perform at the HMV Institute in Birmingham as part of Music for Youth's National Festival.

An Easter break in Iceland

Some of our Chemistry students enjoyed a trip to Iceland this Easter

Iceland 2012

During the Easter holidays a group of Chemistry students and staff spent six days touring the coast of Southern Iceland on a trip full of fascinating and exciting experiences.

Pupils have a bright future

First ever Year 9 Gifted & Talented information evening proved a great success.

Alton College Front

On Tuesday 20th March, we welcomed a total of 500 guests from eight of our partner schools; Amery Hill, Bohunt, Eggar’s, Mill Chase, Perins, Robert May’s, The Petersfield School and Weydon. Pupils and their parents attended presentations and workshops which aimed to provide information and guidance as well as inspiring them to consider the possibilities of life after school.


New reporting system is launched to students and parents


March has seen the launch of the newest College initiative. Insight is a new online reporting system to replace the old ILP. It provides instant information on the attendance and progress of our students. The new design gives clarity and simplicity to the information and provides an even stronger partnership than ever before between the College, our staff, students and their parents.

Driving Awareness Week

Activities help students stay safe behind the wheel

Displays on motorbike safety

Driving Awareness Week at College took place Feb 27th - March 2nd and there have been lots of interactive activities to encourage students to stay safe behind the wheel.

Maths students prove best in country

Four mathematicians win National Finals

Maths students with their trophy

Last week, Michael Minshall, Alice Haynes (2nd years), Gina Curwen (1st year) and Ed Kirkby (Year 11 at Amery Hill), formed the winning team of the UK Maths Trust Senior Team Maths Challenge.

What's on from February

What's on at College; half term and beyond

Rock School drummer

This February half term we're running lots of clubs and activities for youngsters to take part in. Beyond half term, there are after school clubs on a regular basis too.

Over half term we've got... 

National Apprenticeship Week

New apprenticeship programmes available at College

Damian Hinds and Sara Russell promote apprenticeships

For National Apprenticeship Week, we are delighted to announce the introduction of Customer Service Apprenticeships offered at NVQ Level 2 Intermediate and NVQ Level 3 Advanced.

From 2011 and into 2012

Governors publish College Annual Summary of Business


As 2012 gets underway, College governors publish the Annual Summary of Business for 2011.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Students remember and respect those affected by the Holocaust

Holocaust memorial 2012

The majority of students at Alton College are just 16-18 years old but the tragedy of the Holocaust from 1933 to 1945 has not been forgotten.

Students were invited to attend the College’s Quiet Garden today to mark national Holocaust Memorial Day. The group, led by the Students’ Union, lit candles and spent their break taking the time to remember all those affected by the Holocaust.



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