This year, Eastleigh College staff donned their silliest red outfits in aid of Comic Relief. From lobsters and ladybirds to Where’s Wally and 118, the college was a sea of red to celebrate the fundraising cause.
Luckily the embarrassment didn’t last, as the staff triumphantly beat the students in the cycling challenge with a total of 68.9 miles cycled compared to the 61.3 miles achieved by the students.
The College are pleased to confirm they raised £258 for Comic Relief, and to celebrate Chief Executive and Principal Jan Edrich attended the official board meeting in her costume!
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'.