Royal Military Academy Visit

Students from the BTEC Public Services course at Alton College visited RMA Sandhurst to watch the Commandant’s Dress Rehearsal of the Sovereign’s Parade this month. It was a day full of music and the ceremony for the cadets completing their pass out parade having been at Sandhurst for a whole year.

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Students from the BTEC Public Services course at Alton College visited RMA Sandhurst to watch the Commandant’s Dress Rehearsal of the Sovereign’s Parade this month.

Engineering Squad UK

AC engineering students Jimmy Page previously at Perins School and Tom Andrews previously at The Petersfield School are two of only three students nationally to qualify for Squad UK in industrial electronics. After training one will be chosen to represent the UK at World Skills 2017 in Abu Dhabi.

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At the UK final of the national SkillsShow in Birmingham last month, Jimmy Page (previously at PerinsSchool) took Gold and Tom Andrews (previously at The Petersfield School) came fourth and was awarded highly commended. Both students were selected for Squad UK to be trained for selection for Abu Dhabi Worldskills in 2017.

2nd Highest-Achieving 6th Form in Hampshire

The College has been ranked the second highest-achieving Sixth Form College in Hampshire and the third in the South by The Sunday Times. It takes 11th place of the 75 surveyed Sixth Form Colleges in the UK. The results include the top students' exam results, specifically the percentage of AAB grades achieved at A level including two facilitating subjects.

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Alton College Tops The Sunday Times League Table!

Paralympic aspirations

Tia Ruel, an Alton College student, previously at Treloar’s School, is hoping to be one of the next set of Paralympians going to Tokyo in 2020 to represent Team GB in the sport of boccia. She is currently studying for the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at College and hopes to become a full-time boccia player when she completes her studies.

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Tia Ruel, an Alton College student, previously at Treloar’s School, is hoping to be one of the next set of Paralympians going to Tokyo in 2020 to represent Team GB in the sport of boccia. She is currently studying for the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at College and hopes to become a full-time boccia player when she completes her studies.

Maths Challengers make UK Final!

Talented Maths students achieved a close second to independent King Edward VI School at the regional finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge and will compete at the National Final in Feb 2016. Local Hampshire college, Peter Symonds took third place.

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Talented Maths students achieved a close second to independent King Edward VI School at the regional finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge. Both teams will compete at the National Final in Feb 2016. Local Hampshire college, Peter Symonds took third place.

Talks @altoncollege

ITN newscaster and journalist Alastair Stewart OBE and his son Freddie Stewart, Alton College alumnus who was previously at Bedales School, hosted a brilliant Q&A session for students in the Wessex Arts Theatre on campus, last week.

 

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ITN newscaster and journalist Alastair Stewart OBE and his son Freddie Stewart, Alton College alumnus who was previously at Bedales School, hosted a brilliant Q&A session for students in the Wessex Arts Theatre on campus, last week.

Stories Without Words

Alton College Performing Arts students present an extravaganza of song and dance; Story Without Words on 16-18 December at 7:30pm in Wessex Arts Centre. Tickets are available here  

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Alton College students present an extravaganza of song and dance; Stories Without Words on 16th -18th December at 7:30pm in the Wessex Theatre. 'Stories Without Words' follows the journey of one couple, from their first date, through marriage, family and beyond.

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.

 

 

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