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Mrs Hoyes’ last lesson

Mrs Hoyes' last lesson

Little did Mrs Hoyes think, when she arrived at school yesterday morning, that her last lesson as an English teacher would become a party! She might have imagined that her students would be too preoccupied with their studies to remember ... read more »

Year 3 at the Privett Centre

Year 3 at the Privett Centre

Recently, Year 3 set off from school in great excitement, not really knowing what to expect but all anticipating a great adventure! We arrived in Privett in beautiful sunshine so exploration of the playground began immediately until someone remembered that finding ... read more »

Scarlett’s show jumping success in Belgium

Scarlett's show jumping success in Belgium

While her peers were keenly revising for their GCSE's, Scarlett Charles was still concentrating on the performance she would deliver as a member of the GB U18 Youth Squad at Sentower Park, Opglabbeek, Belgium last weekend. Scarlett and her ... read more »

Open Day Festival

Open Day Festival

Last Saturday 6th May Alton Convent School invited parents, friends and new visitors alike to see the effect of combining our annual Festival of Arts with our May Open Day. We are delighted with the positive feedback we have received but if you weren’t able to be there yourself, please ... read more »

Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials

Prep School teacher and Equestrian Coordinator Jenny Naylor-Davis has had a busy time recently competing her horse Jump Que at the famous Badminton Horse trials in Gloucestershire. She qualified last year, at one of seven regional finals from around ... read more »

Show Jumping Practice

Show Jumping Practice

Last weekend Alton Convent School equestrian enthusiasts were out in force, practising for our forthcoming interschool show jumping competition. We had some excellent instruction from former Olympic event rider MJ Tumbridge and all pupils made good progress with their ponies. MJ was particularly pleased with the way all pupils were eager to ... read more »