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  • Alton College
    Old Odiham Road
    Alton
    Hampshire
    GU34 2LX
  • Head: Mr Mike Gaston
  • T 01420 592200
  • F 01420 592253
  • E [email protected]
  • W altoncollege.ac.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 99.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Hampshire
  • Pupils: 1516
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Open days: July, October and November
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Alton College is an open access, co-educational Sixth Form College for students aged 16 - 19. The latest Ofsted inspection in November 2009 awarded Grade 1 'Outstanding' in all five areas for the second consecutive inspection. The College attracts students from a wide area and from both state and independent schools. It has a modern and university-style campus, informative website and excellent advice and guidance for all students. ...Read more

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At Alton College we offer a wide range of provision to support students with additional learning needs, embodying a strong spirit of inclusion. In a recent Ofsted inspection support for students was highlighted as 'Outstanding'. We have specialist staff that provide 1 to 1 support for students with Dyslexia, and have good access to other specialists for advice (e.g. sensory impairment /physical disability) whenever needed. Our provision includes: a discrete programme for students with moderate learning difficulties; a range of supported level 1 and 2 vocational courses; specialist support for students with Specific Learning Difficulties at any level but especially at Advanced level of study; and subject specific support provided in all curriculum areas. We have a unique partnership arrangement with Treloar College (a neighbouring specialist FE College for students with Physical Disabilities). In June 2004 the two colleges were jointly awarded an Association of Colleges Beacon Award (sponsored by Mencap and RNIB) for Inclusive Learning. We currently have in the region of 30 'Treloar students' mostly taking Advanced level qualifications with us through this long standing partnership. Nov 09.

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