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.
Fairtrade Fortnight website provides wealth of resources for school pupils
A team of Eastleigh College learners has launched a dedicated website to promote a range of fun and inspiring educational online events and activities for children and young adults to raise awareness of Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight (22 Feb - 9 March). Schools, colleges, community groups and home-schooling parents are all being invited to use the resources including quiz nights, interactive learning sessions and a Fairtrade bake off competition as part of the work experience element of their course.
Demand for Healthcare and Nursing courses rises amid pandemic
Eastleigh College is reporting a third more school-leavers applying for its range of Health and Social Care courses, including the unique Pathway to Nursing course that the college runs in partnership with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. The surge in demand for the Level 2 and Level 3 courses is being attributed to the coronavirus, and is in line with today’s news from the BBC that UCAS has witnessed record numbers of students applying to study nursing at universities.