YOUNG STUDENTS from a Sandhurst school are breaking from the stereotype of millennials by spending their Saturday mornings at a care home, rather than on the internet.

Year 11 pupils from Eagle House School are taking part in the school's Golden Eagle programme, which involves twelve students attending St Brendans, Crowthorne's new care home, to spend time with the residents. 

The idea behind the Golden Eagle programme is to allow residents from the care home to keep active, play games and get on together with the children. 

Jessica Guest, 11, said: "I think it's really important to spend time with people here. You can learn a great deal about each other and it's fun."

Jonathan Slot, Eagle House's deputy head and coordinator of the Golden Eagle programme, said: "We are very keen to help give something back to the community. We have a group who go out and help keep local areas tidy by rubbish collecting and we are looking to take music making out into the community in 2018. 

"This is all part of a programme that develops leadership skills, encourages children to learn new skills such as life saving and teaches social responsibility."