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Author: Agent Guymer

Lowestoft Campus East Coast College – In Touch with Nature project

The Enterprise learners from East Coast College had an idea to create a Wellbeing Garden. They designed this and decided what items would be beneficial. Together, the learners bought fruit trees and plants that attract bees and butterflies e.g. echinacea and lavender to plant in the wellbeing garden. This was with the money kindly donated […]

East Coast College eco update

My students have been visiting Ringsfield Hall Eco Activity Centre in Suffolk to do some gardening. They have trimmed willow trees and are making a willow fence from the larger pieces. By doing this, the students are learning how to use garden waste in a sustainable way. We are using the smaller pieces of willow […]

Beach clean between Lowestoft and Caister

Students from Foundation and Progression at East Coast College have had a busy term. This week has seen 13 classes from Foundation and Progression head to the coast in order to complete a beach clean between Lowestoft and Caister.  This covered 15 miles of coastline in East Anglia. The Prince’s Trust group joined forces with […]

East Coast College update

The foundation department at ECC have started to meet as a sustainability group and some great ideas in development. After Easter we are organising a beach clean and are contacting local companies to get involved. My group are making plant pots out of large hand sanitiser bottles. We’ll plant strawberries and give these to local […]

Royal visit at East Coast College

The Wellbeing Garden was opened by HRH the Princess Royal on 16th December 2021. She spoke to the students who had worked on the project and unveiled a plaque to commemorate the garden and her visit to Lowestoft. The students were very excited to meet Princess Anne and were very pleased to attend. 12 extra […]

The latest from East Coast College

This academic year, the Foundation and Progression Department has joined together to take part in projects that are good for the environment. The Enterprise group is doing voluntary work at Somerleyton Hall in Suffolk. They have potted plants, raked and cleared leaves and planted spring bulbs for next spring. At the same time, they have […]

Wellbeing Garden

Students at East Coast College have been working on the creation of a Wellbeing Garden that will benefit people, the environment and animals. The Brickwork students have been clearing an area of refuse and have been digging trenches to make pathways. The Enterprise students have grown bee and butterfly plants for the garden which will […]

Lowestoft Campus East Coast College – In Touch with Nature Project update

* The Wellbeing Garden at East Coast College Foundation has been given an area of the grassy quad to call our own and students have decided they would like to benefit people, the environment and animals in the design and content of the Wellbeing Garden. We purchased the following things: 4 fruit trees at a cost of approximately […]

Environmental Enterprise

Students in the Enterprise group at East Coast College have developed their project further by delivering fresh fruit and vegetables to students and staff and suggesting healthy vegetarian recipes to cook. This is good for the people of the college because it will make them healthier by increasing their intake of vitamins and minerals. The […]