Alton Convent School

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Coordinates: 51°9′36.31″N 0°58′0.1″W / 51.1600861°N 0.966694°W / 51.1600861; -0.966694

Alton School
Motto Be The Best That You Can Be
Established 1938
Type Independent day school
Religion Roman Catholic
Headmaster Mr Graham Maher
Chairman of Governors Mr C Hexton
Founder Sister Madeleine de Jesu - Convent of Our Lady of Providence
Location Anstey Lane
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 2NG
England
DfE number 850/6073
DfE URN 116537 Tables
Students 520~
Gender Coeducational 6 months to 18
Ages 6mths–18
Colours Blue
Website www.altonschool.co.uk

Alton School is an independent Catholic day school on the outskirts of Alton, Hampshire. It has approximately 450 [1] pupils of all faiths. Situated on a 19-acre (77,000 m2) campus, it has a nursery, prep, senior and 6th form.

History[edit]

Alton School was established in 1938 by the Sisters of Our Lady of Providence. Since then it has been located in the Anstey Manor House in Alton, Hampshire.

Curriculum[edit]

Senior School subjects are divided into Core, Additional and Extended which allows pupils to learn at their own paces. Pupils take ten GCSE subjects and may choose from a variety of electives including separate sciences, law, photography, geography, history, art and drama.[2]

Activities[edit]

Some events and activities are organised jointly with sister Catholic school Salesian College in nearby Farnborough. The school hosts a joint Michaelmas ball with nearby More House School.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

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