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Celebrating 30 years of Anglo-German cooperation

Celebrating 30 years of Anglo-German cooperation

  Alton School Head of Music, Mrs Douglas, recently spent two weeks at our partner school, the Albert Einstein Gymnasium in Hamelin. Her visit was part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of cooperation and exchanges with this grammar-style school. Mrs Douglas ... read more »

ACS recent visit to Colombia

ACS recent visit to Colombia

It’s a grey, miserable British day here at Alton Convent School; Colombia seems a world away, “it all seems so surreal” says Bea. Izzy and Bea haven’t been able to stop thinking ... read more »

Open Day Festival

Open Day Festival

Last Saturday 6th May Alton Convent School invited parents, friends and new visitors alike to see the effect of combining our annual Festival of Arts with our May Open Day. We are delighted with the positive feedback we have received but if you weren’t able to be there yourself, please ... read more »

Our Colombian Exchange students visit Hinton Ampner

Our Colombian Exchange students visit Hinton Ampner

Yesterday we ventured into the world of the National Trust, the venerable charity created to protect historic buildings and monuments in the UK, touring Hinton Ampner estate and hearing the history of this beautiful house built to show Georgian styles. We walked around the gardens and enjoyed a hot chocolate at the cafe. ... read more »

Exploring Winchester Cathedral

Exploring Winchester Cathedral

Last Thursday 2nd February, the International Exchange students had a wonderful afternoon touring Winchester Cathedral and its crypt. This historic building has undergone extensive changes over time and is a very important part of our local history. The girls were captivated to ... read more »

Colombian Students explore the stars

Colombian Students explore the stars

Our international students enjoyed some hands-on Science at the Winchester Science Centre last week and even 'travelled' into space in the 3-D Planetarium!

Colombian guests experience TeenTech

Colombian guests experience TeenTech

Last week Lauren Shea and five of our International Student Programme guests from Colombia travelled to the Emirates Stadium in London to attend the latest TeenTech event. The five students were impressed with the venue and enjoyed the activities they got ... read more »

The Colombians’ ‘Unforgettable Experiences’

The Colombians' 'Unforgettable Experiences'

Recently, the school invited six lovely girls from the Buen Consejo College, Barranquilla, Colombia to our school on an international cultural exchange. It was a mutually happy experience for both our international guests and their hospitable ACS families. The girls were kept extremely busy whether in their lessons or out ... read more »