Eastleigh College has moved to online learning, as such campuses are closed to the vast majority of learners. The College remains open (including over the Easter holiday period) for 16-18 learners of key workers, and those learners with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). However, for both categories, learners are asked to stay at home where it is safe to do so. Consistent with public health advice, learners and staff are asked to follow public health guidance and the steps outlined via the 'read more' button.
Level 2 Business Administration students hosted a Winter Fair at the College, in support of the Rotary Club Shoebox Scheme. The Scheme sends shoe boxes full of gifts and useful household items to under privileged people in Central and Eastern Europe.
Staff and students paid an entrance fee to the Fair and provided a donation for the shoeboxes, such as soap, toothbrushes, matchbox toys, flannels, pencils and notepads. Fun activities at the Fair included guessing the number of sweets in a jar, a sweet challenge and spin the wheel. There was also a raffle with prizes kindly donated by staff and local retailers, Henna hand painting, popcorn cups and delicious cakes for sale.
Business Administration Lecturer Jo Landon said, "As part of the course students have to plan and hold an event. The students came up with the idea of supporting the Rotary Shoebox Scheme and set up the Fair. I've been really impressed with their efforts in organising everything, they've worked very hard. As a result, we are hoping to be able to provide 25 to 30 shoeboxes for the scheme".
For more information about our Business Administration and other courses and Apprenticeships, visit our Open Event on Tuesday 12th November, 4.30 - 7.30pm or visit our Business and Management career page.
Following guidance received today from the Department for Education and Ofqual, we can provided reassurance to students who were due to sit GCSEs at Eastleigh College this summer.
Eastleigh College is delighted to announce that following the release of national government data, it has ranked 1st in Hampshire and 10th nationally against all other 6th form and further education colleges for its student achievement rates.