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Science Week at Alton School

Science Week at Alton School

Earlier this month Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in national Science Week. Year 7 devised innovative engineering solutions to transporting tomatoes. They had to build containers from just paper to move the tomatoes down a zip wire – without squashing or dropping any! Year 8 created a surprisingly accurate range ...
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The BLT Club stretch their minds in Oxford

The BLT Club stretch their minds in Oxford

On Wednesday, students from the BLT (Bilateral Thinking) Club visited the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford and marvelled at the many ethnographic and archaeological objects on display.  We studied Hawaiian feather cloaks in brilliant shades of red and yellow, masks worn by actors ...
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We are Hiring in the Nursery!

We are Hiring in the Nursery!

  Alton School Nursery is hiring - anyone interested is invited to join us for coffee on Friday 20th April.  Flexible working options are available.  

Ella Wynn Issy Rendall & Lara Bassett   Well done to the girls who braved the weather and attended the District Cross Country Competition on Sunday.  Ella Winn ( Y8), Issy Rendall & Lara Bassett (Y7) all ...
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U13s Shine at Hockey Tournament

U13s Shine at Hockey Tournament

Congratulations to the U13A Hockey team who finished 3rd and won the bronze medal at the Dunhurst Tournament held over the weekend. Well done to all the players. The U13B team came 5th.  

Izzy is off to the Nationals!

Izzy is off to the Nationals!

Congratulations to Izzy Hay in Year 9 whose club netball team has just won all their regional netball games and therefore qualified for the nationals in May. We wish Izzy and her team loads of luck and look forward to a great ...
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U12s win District netball tournament

U12s win District netball tournament

With Alton school already having won two district netball titles last week, the Year 7 A team added a third title last night. In difficult windy conditions both the A and B teams headed ...
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Oxford Parliamentary Debating

Oxford Parliamentary Debating

Tensions were rising when Alton School 6th Form entered two pairs, Maria Camilla Linero Rueda and Jess Stephenson, and, Poppy Hulbert and Millie Banks, into their first debating completion: the Oxford Parliamentary Debating first round. Camilla, our Colombian exchange student, was thrown even further ...
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