Sixth Form Archive

Lunch with a Law Lord

Lunch with a Law Lord

GCSE Law, A-Level Government & Politics ACS students in the House of Commons An early start and a cancelled train due to leaves on the line did not dampen the girls’ enthusiasm for their big day out in ... read more »

Reading Scholars Programme

Reading Scholars Programme

Lower Sixth student Beth Hughes had applied for the Reading Scholars programme at Reading University at the beginning of the term and we are proud to announce that she was offered a place. Reading Scholars programme is for Year Twelve students interested in different subject areas, in Beth's case Modern Languages.  The programme ... read more »

The next step for Lauren!

The next step for Lauren!

National TeenTech award-winning engineer and Alton Convent sixth form student Lauren Shea recently hosted a Space Workshop during international space week. Year 6 pupils from Alton Convent School and St Polycarp's were highly engaged and attentive throughout the session which concluded with the challenge to design their own space craft. ... read more »

Outward Bound Trust

Outward Bound Trust

A couple of years ago we were fortunate to host a talk given by Dame Louise Makin CEO of BTG plc  as part of our inspirational speaker programme. A dynamic and successful businesswoman, in her spare time Dame Louise has abseiled ... read more »

India 2016

India 2016

What an amazing trip! From floods in Varanasi, to the dry heat of Fatepur Sikrit, the abject poverty of the Dalit, to the unbelievable wealth of the Emperors and the obvious success of New Delhi. Our first trip under the banner ... read more »

Lauren Shea – our outstanding Arkwright Scholar!

Lauren Shea - our outstanding Arkwright Scholar!

The Science Department is delighted to announce that Lauren Shea, from our Lower VI and national winner of the Teen Tech competition 2015, has been awarded an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.  This is the most prestigious scholarship of its type in the UK and identifies Lauren as ... read more »

A Level Success!

A Level Success!

Alton Convent pupils delighted with their A level results - Bea, Charlotte, Hannah and Grace There may have been grey skies at 9.00am but Alton Convent School has seen a happy group of smiling, confident students receiving their A level results. Once ... read more »