On Tuesday 10th November, our Level 3 Public Services students simulated a casualty evacuation to raise money for the Royal British Legion in aid of Remembrance Day.
Carrying two casualties on stretchers between them, the students walked from Eastleigh College to the war memorial in Eastleigh town centre where they were met by a member of the Royal British Legion.
They were met at the war memorial in Eastleigh by Bill Ronan, a previous Public Services staff member at Eastleigh College, and a standard bearer from the Royal British Legion.
Bill Ronan said “It was great to see the students so smart and taking the event so seriously – and even wanting to carry the dummies back to College!”
Helen Carr, Lecturer in Public Services at Eastleigh College, said “The students were a credit to their course and carried out the event with the outmost respect and dignity. I am very proud of their efforts and amazed at the amount they have raised between them for the Royal British Legion.”
Through personal sponsorship the students managed to raise an amazing £318.94.
We are delighted to have been recognised by The Times Education Awards for the support we provide to students who need to re-sit their GCSEs after leaving school. The excellent results our students achieved last summer include more than twice the national average gaining a maths GCSE, testament to the dedicated team of teachers who use innovative approaches and techniques to inspire our learners.
Young chefs and hospitality students from Eastleigh College were joined by other competitors from training providers across the south to take part in the southern regional heat of an established national competition. The Major Series 2020, which is organised by Major International in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, saw 50 competitors take over Eastleigh College's three professional kitchens and East Avenue restaurant and work their culinary majic across ten different classes from 'afternoon tea' to 'street food'.