HSDC Alton

HSDC Alton

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I am delighted to welcome you to Alton College.We are one of only a very few Colleges in the country to be judged by Ofsted as Outstanding: Grade 1 in all five areas of inspection. Ofsted were impressed by the outstanding achievements of our students and theexcellent support and guidance given by staff.Alton College is a Sixth Form College specialising in education for 16-18 year olds. Our staff are selected because of their experience and expertise in teaching and learning and for providing high levels of support and care for sixth formers. We welcome students who aresuitably qualified and motivated to achieve their personal ambitions. At Alton, you will find a hard-working, purposeful and enjoyableatmosphere for sixth form study. Universities and employers often comment on how well-qualified andwell-prepared our students are for the challenges and responsibilities of university life and the workplace.At Alton, you will receive the best guidance, advice and care. Your teachers will get to know you well as an individual. Your tutor will support and guide you throughout your time with us. We have a reputation for being a supportive, friendly and welcoming College and are sure that you will make new and long-lasting friendships.Alton College is a purpose-built Sixth Form College with award winning "state of the art" buildings especially designed for sixth form study. Our most recent buildings include a new "Beacon Science Centre", a LearningResources Centre with expansive open access IT facilities and Library and a new Sports Hall. In September 2006, we opened the Michael Gray Art and Music Centre.In September 2008 two buildings were opened, one for Performing Arts and the other to include English, Humanities, Media and Film, which will incorporate world-class facilities such as TV and RadioStudios.We will give you the opportunity to achieve success on your chosen course, develop a sense of independence and enjoy the highest standards of specialist sixth form teaching, learning and support.I hope you find our website useful and informative in choosing your courses and keeping up-to-date with College news.We look forward to meeting you.Jane MachellPrincipal MA, BA (Hons), PGCE

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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...After the induction period you will develop a more personal body of work that will form the basis of your AS coursework submission, you will be encouraged... Learn about: Design techniques, Art design, Furniture Design... More


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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...AS Unit 1: Written assessment = 20% of A level Written Examination 1½ hrs Answers to structured questions and two essay style questions AS Unit... Learn about: Dance Studies, Dance History, Dance Technique... More


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A/AS Drama and Theatre Studies course in Alton, Hampshire
HSDC Alton
  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...all be taken up with external rehearsals. How will I be assessed? Coursework: Year 1 - 30% Year 2 - 20% Practical Work: Year 1 - 60% Year... Learn about: Theatre Directing, Costume Design, Script Writing... More


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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...which will be the basis of your revision for the exams. There will be regular homework; a student can expect to do 4 to 5 hours private study a week for each AS level... Learn about: Ancient History, Modern History, Art History... More


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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...perform one or more solo pieces lasting 5/6 minutes either as a soloist and/or as part of an ensemble; recorded, internally assessed & externally moderated... Learn about: Music Production, Music Technology, Music Management... More


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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...based on a recording of a piece of music specified by the board; ii) Multi track recording 'record' a piece of own choice [any Popular Music Style since 1910]... Learn about: Music Technology... More


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A/AS Photography course in Alton, Hampshire
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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...Photography has an increasingly important role to play in the modern world with many industrial and commercial applications. It is one of the most effective... Learn about: Social Photography, Landscape Photography, Digital Photography... More


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  • A Level
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

...finish in their fashion design work. Other students have preferred to work in more extravagant mixed media or even 3 dimensional constructed textiles... Learn about: Fabric Design, Textile Design... More


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  • BTEC
  • Alton, Hampshire
  • 2 Years

..."OEwell structured" projects allow them to experiment with a wide range of techniques and materials. The resources (such as the computer suite with specialist software)... Learn about: Furniture Design, Art design, Design techniques... More


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IB Music course in Alton, Hampshire
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  • Vocational qualification
  • Alton, Hampshire

...a portfolio of compositions or a number of essays. Continuing with Associated Board (and similar) graded exams will be a wise option- we usually hold... Learn about: Music Technology, Music Production... More


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