College House is a five time Ofsted 'Outstanding' residential provision, offering 13 beds and an extended curriculum for learners aged 16-18 who have mild learning difficulties. It is open Monday to Thursday, term-time only and is located six miles away from the main campus.
During college hours, learners attend the Foundation Level course for Skills for Independence and Work at Eastleigh College, and in the evenings they are supported in developing skills for independent living.
There is a staff team of six, including a manager, two keyworkers and three sleeping-in staff.
College House is committed to supporting students to achieve the best outcomes, providing them with the competencies, choices and the opportunity to take their place as valued members of the College and their community, and to enjoy their right to respect, participation, self-determination and personal value.
Proposed Institute of Technology is a step closer in the Solent region
Eastleigh College is one of six FE and HE providers collaborating with Solent University in a bid to become the first Institute of Technology (IOT) in the Solent LEP region. The proposal is to create an IOT specialising in digital technologies, engineering and marine.
920 learners gain Mental Health Awareness
Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week all learners aged between 16 and 19 currently studying at Eastleigh College were offered an extra fully-funded short course to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties. Over 920 learners took part.