England Under 19s Captain

Former Alton College student Brad Taylor, previously at Eggar’s School, was recently named Captain of England Under 19s by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for their upcoming tour against Sri Lanka and India in Colombo next month. BBC South Today featured Brad on the 6pm news slot, interviewing him whilst the squad were training. We caught up with him once filming had finished... 

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Former Alton College student Brad Taylor, previously at Eggar’s School, was recently named Captain of England Under 19s by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for their upcoming tour against Sri Lanka and India in Colombo next month. BBC South Today featured Brad on the 6pm news slot, interviewing him whilst the squad were training.

Art & Design Students: Industry Standard Work!

Talented Art and Design students impressed an experienced group of judges with industry standard work in a BBC2 Dragon's Den style session held annually as part of the course. After much deliberation Alice Burgin, previously at Calthorpe Park and Ophelia Luck, previously at Robert May's were awarded joint first place.

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Talented Art and Design students impressed an experienced group of judges with industry standard work in a BBC2 Dragon's Den style session held annually as part of the course. After much deliberation Alice Burgin, previously at Calthorpe Park School and Ophelia Luck, previously at Robert May's School were awarded joint first place.

It all adds up to Mathematical success!

An outstanding set of results were achieved by Alton College students at the Senior Maths Challenge, 18 gaining gold, 27 silver and 25 bronze. Chris Hughes, previously at Amery Hill School, was an exceptional participant scoring 100% with 125 out of 125. Chris, along with two other students, has progressed through to the British Maths Olympiad 1. 

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Another outstanding set of results were achieved by Alton College students at the Senior Maths Challenge this month, with 18 gaining gold, 27 silver and 25 bronze. Chris Hughes, previously at Amery Hill School, was an exceptional participant scoring 100% with 125 out of 125.

Engineering Students Top 10 in UK #worldskills

Talented engineering students Tom Andrews, previously at The Petersfield School, Ian Dodd, previously at Calthorpe Park School and Jimmy Page, previously at Perins School will compete at WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions at the NEC Birmingham 19-21 November.

 

 

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Talented engineering students Tom Andrews, previously at The Petersfield School, Ian Dodd, previously at Calthorpe Park School and Jimmy Page, previously at Perins School will compete at WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions at the NEC Birmingham 19-21 November.

STEM: Girls UK Maths Achievement

Megan Keeping, previously at The Petersfield School plus Claudia Kirby, formerly at Tormead School had a formula for success at the UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls recently. The competition, open only to the country’s top female mathematicians, aims to encourage and inspire more girls to get hands-on and excel in the subject.

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Megan Keeping, previously at The Petersfield School plus Claudia Kirby, formerly at Tormead School had a formula for success at the UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls recently.

Excellence in Geography recognised

Amy Bleakley, previously at Bohunt School, received the prestigious Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography recently. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their AS Geography exam. Amy was presented with the Award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College.

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Amy Bleakley, previously at Bohunt School, received the prestigious Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography recently. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their AS Geography exam. Amy was presented with the Award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College. She said: ‘I am honoured and delighted to be receiving this award.

Terry's Martial Art of Success

Terry Brigdale, previously at Eggar’s School, recently represented England in the Wado karate European championships in Denmark and won two gold medals for his country. Terry gave us some insight into the competition and his success at the championships.

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Terry Brigdale, previously at Eggar’s School, recently represented England in the Wado karate European championships in Denmark and won two gold medals for his country. He has represented Wado International Karate-Do Federation at England level for six years and all-styles England squad for one year.

MAT & Extended Project Qualification

Amy Bleakley, previously from Bohunt School is researching human impact on tropical rainforests for her Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This summer 91% of students who completed the EPQ achieved A*-B. The EPQ is part of the More Able and Talented Programme open to our high achieving students.

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MORE ABLE AND TALENTED PROGRAMME

iGeo Russia Rocked!

Amie Jones, previously at Weydon School, reports back on the unique experience of being one of four UK students at the Geography Olympiad in the Tver Region of Russia over the summer.

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Amie Jones, previously at Weydon School, reports back on the unique experience of being one of four UK students at the Geography Olympiad in the Tver Region of Russia over the summer.

Fine Art exhibition winners!

Talented Alton College student Nathan Ward, previously at Amery Hill School and College alumna Martha Dobson, previously at Eggar’s School have been selected from over 350 submissions to have their paintings on display at the Lloyds Register Gallery and then at the Royal Society of British Artists annual show at the Mall Galleries, London.

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Talented Alton College student Nathan Ward, previously at Amery Hill School, and College alumna Martha Dobson, previously at Eggar’s School have been selected from over 350 submissions to have their paintings on display at the Lloyds Register Gallery from 11 February to 11 March, and then at the Royal Society of British Artists annual show at the Mall Galleries, London from 17 March t

 

 

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