College Notices: w/c 24th November 2014

by Esther Silver.  

College Notices for this week:

Messages for all students

Formal Assessment Week

The College Formal Assessment Week will take place from

Monday 26th to Friday 30th January 2015

In the coming weeks College notices will include advice to help you revise and prepare for these important assessments

Drive iQ software

What were your thoughts on the ‘Perception’ module? What other modules have you tried and would recommend? Do two more modules this week…

Dates this week...

Tuesday 25th November: Alton College Open Evening 6pm to 9pm (normal timetable to 4.30pm). Talk to your teachers about helping out.

Friday 28th November: Non-teaching day - teachers will advise you of work to complete on this day.

Alton Scholars

The University of Reading have finalised candidates on their Scholars Reading Programme , and from hundreds of applicants seven Alton College students have been successful. Congratulations to :

Chloe (Biology) Eleanor (Chemistry), Rebecca (Chemistry), Aishling (English Lit), Daniella (English Lit), Lena (English Lit), Rebecca (Languages)

Volunteers needed for MEND 7 - 13 Exercise Programme

Would you like experience of working with children between 7-13 years?

Would you like to support children to learn healthier lifestyles, through nutrition and exercise?

The successful candidate will need to have a current DBS and be prepared to join in!

For more information pop in to the Student Hub on a Tuesday between 10.30am and 2.00pm to see Janet, or email at

Calling all Volunteers

Remember to keep logging every hour you volunteer in the back of your student diaries…

50 hours = Silver Lions Club Award

100 hours = Gold A ward

You may be helping here at College, a local sports club , scouts, school, old people’s home, hospital … Every hour counts so keep a note of all you do. Completed forms by 20th January 2015 to attend the Award Ceremony in April.

Interested in Law/Criminology

Ealing Law School - FREE taster day. Find out about the courses available, meet students and take part in an interactive mock courtroom criminal case 'Murder: Cannibalism in the Dock'

Date: Wed 3rd Dec 10am to 1pm

Venue: University of West London, Ealing

Cost; Free of charge

For further information or to book visit:

A night at the movies

An extravaganza of song and dance inspired by the soundtracks of well known films.

Wed 17th and Thursday 18th December at 7.30pm

Adults £5.50, concessions £4.50

Could you be a blood donor?

This Christmas more than 200,000 blood donors are needed to help hundreds of thousands of patients .

NHS Blood and Transplant is calling for more people due to shortages over this period last year.

To book an appointment to donate visit or call 0300 123 2323 to find your nearest session.

Messages for 2nd Years only:

HE Finance Evening for Parents

If parents were unable to attend this event held on Thursday 20th November, the presentation is available on the Parents section of the Alton College Website:

Applying for Law at University?

Are you required to complete the LNAT? (National Admissions Test for Law )

See to register, prepare and pay for your test

Registration open now - book and sit the test before the 20th January 2015 (deadline for King's College London is 15th Jan at the latest)