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U12 Netball team claim Runners Up spot

U12 Netball team claim Runners Up spot

The U12A netball team had their first major tournament of the season at Churchers college on Monday. Although the snow had cleared and the temperatures had warmed up, playing conditions were pretty tricky with wind and squally rain showers. The team started a ...
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Brightening up the Library

Brightening up the Library

Head of Art, Miss Middleton, completing a mural in the library   Ahead of leaving us on maternity leave at the end of this week, Head of Art Miss Middleton has been busy creating amazing murals to brighten up ...
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Miller Homes talks safety with the Sixth Form

Miller Homes talks safety with the Sixth Form

Sixth Form students have been getting clued-up on the importance of health and safety in the work place, following a visit from Miller Homes Southern. Miller Homes Southern Health and Safety presentation to the Sixth Form Miller Homes’ Health and Safety Adviser, Alec Arnold, ...
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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!