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 Convent 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 (6mths-11)
Girls to 18
Ages 6mths–18
Colours Blue
Website www.altonconvent.org.uk

Alton Convent 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 educates children from 2 to 11 and girls aged 11 to 18.

History[edit]

Alton Convent 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. The current school comprises The Garden House Day Nursery for children aged six months to 3, a prep school (3-11), senior school (11-16) and (sixth form).

Curriculum[edit]

Senior School subjects are divided into Core, Additional and Extended which allows pupils to learn at their own paces. Girls 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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