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Alton School

Alton School

Anstey Lane, Alton, GU34 2NG, Hampshire

01420 82070



Alton School
School type Co-educational Day Preparatory & Senior, Nursery & Sixth Form
Founded 1938
Headmaster Mr Karl Guest
Date Appointed April 2020
Number of pupils 400
Nursery & Pre-school £69 - £79 per day
Reception & Year 1 £3,855 per term
Years 2 to 9 £4,665 - £5,470 per term
Years 10 to 13 £4,995 - £5,565 per term
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:8
Associations ISA, ISC

Alton School is an independent co-educational Catholic school located on the north Hampshire/Surrey border, on the outskirts of the market town of Alton. It is an all through School with a clear educational and pastoral pathway for boys and girls, from 6 months through to Sixth Form. Formerly known as Alton Convent, Alton School prides itself on its pastoral care and outstanding progress that it achieves for every child.

Learning is at the centre of life at Alton School and is reflected in the excellent progress their young people make. Their A level and GCSE results are consistently strong and their pupils regularly outperform expectations at every stage of their education.

Alton School prides itself on knowing each child and finding what sparks their interest or talent. There is a broad range of co-curricular activities and enrichment experiences on offer from the Lower School through to Sixth Form. These include STEM clubs, thought-provoking field trips and reflection time on spiritual retreats. There are a wide range of sports for boys and girls, music for all age groups, drama and art as well as CCF and Duke of Edinburgh.

The minute you step foot in Alton School you feel the sense of family, care and community. Staff work closely with parents to ensure that every child is supported and their individual needs are met. The school has close relationships with other local schools, supports local and national charities and participates in cultural, environmental and educational community initiatives.

Alton School is also part of a vibrant international community, which facilitates inspiring, once in a lifetime trips. These include language exchanges to France, the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes and an exchange programme with their Sister School in Colombia.

Alton School has a regular calendar of Open Events for their Nursery (from 6 months), Pre-school, Lower School (Prep, Reception to Year 6), Senior School (Years 7-11) and Sixth Form. Find out more and Register for an open event at www.altonschool.co.uk.