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  • HSDC Alton
    Old Odiham Road
    GU34 2LX
  • Head: Mr Mike Gaston
  • T 01420 592200
  • F 01420 592253
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • 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

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HSDC Alton (formally Alton College) is one of three campuses which make up the HSDC family. Whatever your education goals, the College has a course to fit your career aspirations. HSDC Alton provides an inspiring and outstanding bridge between school and Higher Education or employment. Students come to HSDC Alton because of the reputation for excellence. ...Read more

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Special Education Needs

At HSDC Alton we offer a wide range of provision to support students with additional learning needs, embodying a strong spirit of inclusion. We have specialist staff that provide one to one 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.

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