Sixth Form Archive

Its a Distinctive Note for Annabel

Its a Distinctive Note for Annabel

Congratulations to year 13 student Annabel Hanssen, who has passed her Associated Board Gr 8 singing examination with Distinction. This is a remarkable achievement as not only do candidates have to give accomplished performances of their chosen pieces but must also excel in the ... read more »

Year 12 Learn to Debate

Year 12 Learn to Debate

Yesterday Year 12 attended an after school workshop at Kings' School, Winchester, where they studied the format of British Parliamentary Debate. Pupils had the opportunity to discuss motions such as whether it's acceptable to torture terror suspects and whether there ... read more »

Roughing it for a good cause…

Roughing it for a good cause...

School by day, homeless shelter by night; within an hour of closing time, the school’s gates were flooded with cardboard and sleeping bags, as thirty five sixth form students decided to settle out for the night to experience what it’s like ... 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 »

Mrs Hoyes’ last lesson

Mrs Hoyes' last lesson

Little did Mrs Hoyes think, when she arrived at school yesterday morning, that her last lesson as an English teacher would become a party! She might have imagined that her students would be too preoccupied with their studies to remember ... 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 »

Year 12 spend Easter in Lourdes

Year 12 spend Easter in Lourdes

This Easter Year 12 went on their annual pilgrimage to Lourdes - the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains setting the perfect backdrop for an incredible adventure. Arriving early evening of Easter Sunday, the tired group of Alton Convent School and Salesians piled ... read more »

Peace and relaxation in the Upper Sixth

Peace and relaxation in the Upper Sixth

Pets As Therapy - pets, handlers and 'patients'! With looming A-Level exams and university decisions to be made, Upper Sixth students were given an afternoon of stress relief through the Pets As Therapy charity. A variety of dogs, including Kizzy the cockerpoo and ... read more »