Open Evening 26th November

What a great success our first Open Evening of the new academic year was!

You may have noticed that our brand new Sonardyne Centre is in the final stages of preparation for future Engineering and Design & Technology students. 

Come along to our next Open Evening and be amongst the first to see inside.

Come to our Open Evening on Tuesday 26th November!

What a great success our first Open Evening of the new academic year was!

College was buzzing with visitors and the atmosphere was vibrant and lively. Our student ambassadors were on top form as they raved about courses and college life to hundreds of potential new students.

Outstanding success in Geography

For the second year running, retired Geography teacher Steve Millar has presented the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography, to the student who achieves top marks in their Geography AS level and continues the subject on to A level.

This year's winner is Charles Gooderham who has been presented with a certificate and prize of £100.

Charles Gooderham and Fin Loh with Steve Millar

For the second year running, retired Geography teacher Steve Millar has presented the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography, to the student who achieves top marks in their Geography AS level and continues the subject on to A level.

This year's winner is Charles Gooderham who has been presented with a certificate and prize of £100. 

Innovative teaching in Chemistry

‘Flipping lessons’, a dynamic learning method placing students in the driving seat, has led Alton College to be recognised for progressive teaching in Chemistry A Level.

The September issue of the Royal Society of Chemistry magazine, ‘Education in Chemistry’, features Fiona Revell, Head of Chemistry, using the innovative technique to promote interactive learning in her classroom.

Students use modern methods of learning

‘Flipping lessons’, a dynamic learning method placing students in the driving seat, has led Alton College to be recognised for progressive teaching in Chemistry A Level.

Class of 2013 gather for awards

Students from the Class of 2013 were welcomed back to College to collect some special awards.

Each year, we celebrate the outstanding achievements from our students and enjoy reminiscing about their time at Alton.

Emma Purcell receives Harry Marshall Film award

Students from the Class of 2013 were welcomed back to College to collect some special awards. Each year, we celebrate the outstanding achievements from our students and enjoy reminiscing about their time at Alton.

Cuba 2013

A group of Biology students spent more than two weeks in Cuba as part of an exciting marine biology expedition.

During the first week, all of the students became certified PADI open water divers allowing them to explore the pristine coral reef in the National Park. The expedition was based on the Isle of Youth to the south of Cuba.

Cuba 2013

A group of Biology students spent more than two weeks in Cuba as part of an exciting marine biology expedition.

During the first week, all of the students became certified PADI open water divers allowing them to explore the pristine coral reef in the National Park. The expedition was based on the Isle of Youth to the south of Cuba.

William Pattenden

“Catching the bus for the first time had a sense of fun to it. When I got on I was surprised. I saw, and then sat with, an old friend from primary school that I hadn’t seen for over five years which was great.”

School: 
Formerly at Woolmer Hill

Tatum Shields

“College is so different from school. Your subjects consist of like-minded people and the teachers love the subjects they teach which makes you feel welcome and accepted.”

School: 
Formerly at Bohunt School

Connie Judkins-Law

“The first day was a special timetable that let us try out different lessons, and we were told exactly where to go and who with, so it was easy to find our way around!”

School: 
Formerly at Woolmer Hill

Sarah Cole

“The welcome event with just the first years was good because it helped us to settle in. It made me really look forward to starting College.”

School: 
Formerly at Bohunt School

Amara Thorn

“Applied Forensic Science is my favourite subject because the environment is amazing and the students and staff alike are easy to get along with.”

School: 
Formerly at Amery Hill
 

 

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