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Sad Passing of a Much Loved Headmaster

Sad Passing of a Much Loved Headmaster

                  It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Frank Martin.  Mr Martin was Headmaster at Alton Convent School from 1987 to 1998 and was much ...
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Highfield Cross-Country February 2018

Highfield Cross-Country February 2018

Year 7’s gain top spot at Highfield Cross-Country Championships A fantastic afternoon of cross-country took place at Highfield School, with the year 7 and 8 girls producing some outstanding performances. Lara Bassett worked her way through the field to take the lead and ...
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Rotary Young Musicians' Competition

Rotary Young Musicians’ Competition

On Sunday 18 February, one of our senior musicians, Hendrik Wollenberg, participated in the Rotary Wessex district final competition at Talbot Heath School in Bournemouth.  Hendrik comes from our partner school in Hameln and has been with us since January as part ...
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ISA X Country at Sherfield School

ISA X Country at Sherfield School

Friday 2 February 2018 Friday saw the return of the annual ISA Cross Country at Sherfield School, where the best runners from all the local independent schools in the area were competing against each other over a difficult 1.3 km course. All students across the Prep School had worked extremely hard ...
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Concert Club Enlightened at The Anvil

Concert Club Enlightened at The Anvil

Alton School Senior's ‘Concert Club’ enjoyed another excursion last night to the Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke to hear the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the world famous conductor Marin Alsop in an all-Beethoven programme.  After the interval we listened to ...
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Freya's off to the Finals!

Freya’s off to the Finals!

Freya Slape, at the top of the podium. Representing Alton School, Freya Slape won her regional judo competition in Kent last month, meaning she will now compete in the National Finals in March, being held at Sheffield Institute of Excellence. Good luck, Freya!

Regional Cross Country Success

Regional Cross Country Success

Year 9 and 10 team: Charlotte Prince, Lucy Steiner, Esme Slater, Lara Thomas, Emily Killing Year 7 and 8 team: Ella Winn, Jess Rendall, Issie Rendall, Lara Bassett ...
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Year 10s Embracing Their Colombian Experience!

Year 10s Embracing Their Colombian Experience!

A group of our Year 10 pupils are currently enjoy a cultural exchange at our sister school, the Colegio Buen Consejo School in Barranquilla, Colombia and have had such a warm welcome from our friends.  They are having Spanish lessons, joining in their ...
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Winning Streak Continues for Annabel Hanssen

Winning Streak Continues for Annabel Hanssen

Annabel Hanssen (3rd from right) receiving her award at the Petersfield Young Composers Competition PETERSFIELD YOUNG COMPOSERS’ COMPETITION SAT 27 JAN Participating in this biennial event (part of the Petersfield Music Festival) has by now become a tradition at Alton School and has usual our ...
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