Amery and The Butts win maths competition

Pupils from year 6 and year 10 came together to take part in the second Alton College Team Maths Challenge last week. 

The 7 teams, made up of 4 secondary and 4 primary school pupils, took part in a fun and challenging Maths competition hosted by Alton College.

Amery Hill and The Butts win college competition

Pupils from year 6 and year 10 came together to take part in the second Alton College Team Maths Challenge last week. The 7 teams, made up of 4 secondary and 4 primary school pupils, took part in a fun and challenging Maths competition hosted by Alton College.

Samba fever prepares for festival

Children from local infant and junior schools have enjoyed learning samba music this week ahead of the Alton Community Festival tomorrow.

The festival will start at 2pm tomorrow (5th July) and will include a barbecue, samba demonstrations, sport and social club taster sessions and much more.

Getting in the festival spirit

Children from local infant and junior schools have enjoyed learning samba music this week ahead of the Alton Community Festival tomorrow.

Gifted & Talented event inspires Year 9s

Over 120 Year 9 pupils from feeder schools have been inspired to aim for the country's top universities as part of our Gifted and Talented programme.

Pupils and their parents attended the Year 9 Gifted & Talented evening which began with a presentation by guest speaker Dr. Wilkins of the University of Oxford.

Year 9s enjoy the Gifted & Talented evening

Over 120 Year 9 pupils from feeder schools have been inspired to aim for the country's top universities as part of our Gifted and Talented programme.

2nd place in Cambridge competition

Alton College student Kris Stokkereit impressed judges at the University of Cambridge and won second place in the Peterhouse Cambridge Kelvin essay competition.

Kris, previously at Frensham Heights School, entered the competition designed to offer students the opportunity to conduct in-depth research on an unfamiliar topic of their choice.

Second place in national final

Alton College student Kris Stokkereit impressed judges at the University of Cambridge and won second place in the Peterhouse Cambridge Kelvin essay competition.

Open Day Weds 25 June 2014

Great to see you all at Open Day yesterday hope you enjoyed the afternoon, found out all about us and liked the freebies :)

Eagle Radio podcast coming soon, keep checking back.

#lovelearninghere #chooseus

open day new prospectus.jpg

Alton College offers a vibrant, exciting and inspiring place to study. Ofsted graded us Outstanding twice in all areas.

Nominate YOUR local hero!

Know someone outstanding? If they fall into either of these categories you could nominate them for a special Eagle Radio Award.

Alton College is sponsoring the Young Persons Award (must be under 16 years old) and Wessex Arts is sponsoring the Music & Arts Award (any age). Votes are FREE via Eagle Radio website, click to read more. Entries close 9 July 2014.

local heroes award nominate.jpg

If you know someone who you'd like to nominate please read below and make sure they meet the criteria (under 16 years for Young Person Award and any age for Music & Arts Award), then fill out the very short form on Eagle Radio's website (click links below).

West End to Wessex Arts!

Performing Arts student Josie Smith has secured a part in West End Live this summer and will perform at the iconic setting of Trafalgar Square on 21st – 22nd June.

Josie will also be starring in College production Musicals through the Ages at Wessex Arts on campus on Wednesday 18th June.

Josie Smith

Performing Arts student Josie Smith has secured a part in West End Live this summer and will perform at the iconic setting of Trafalgar Square on 21st – 22nd June.

AC Alumnus’ BGT WIN!

Alton College alumnus Michael Auger and his band Collabro won Britain's Got Talent on Saturday night.

Soon after his win Michael emailed us to thank all his supporters aka #collaboraters at College.

Collabro

Alton College alumnus Michael Auger and his band Collabro won Britains Got Talent on Saturday night.

Students access Oxbridge insight

Current students, many of whom are on the More Able and Talented Programme, had a real life insight into studying at Oxbridge when several Alton Alumnus who are studying at Oxford and Cambridge (see right) returned to campus recently for a Q&A session as part of the Applying to Competitive Courses module. 

Oxbridge selfie!

The informative Q&A session which happens annually and is open to all current students covered applications, personal statements and interviews as well as what life is like at the country's most prestigious universities.

A Levels lead to outstanding uni results

Thinking of studying A Levels at Alton College before university?

Former student LIzzie Cole (right) went on to receive a BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences at Newnham College at the University of Cambridge and is now working for a PhD at the University of St Andrews after gaining A grades at A Level.

 

university results photo.jpg

Thinking of studying at Alton College before university?

 

 

Syndicate content