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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our students went to Somerleyton Hall in Suffolk to re-pot plants and do other voluntary work around the gardens. They thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
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 […]
* 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 […]
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 […]
Staff and students have joined a working group to improve environmental sustainability at East Coast College. We are writing a tutorial curriculum for delivery to all students and this will involve a series of short term projects chosen by students to improve the environment. We are looking to reduce our carbon emissions by working from home, […]
Students in Foundation at East Coast College Lowestoft will be running an enterprise project that benefits people, the environment and animals. A market stall will be set up in the college every Tuesday so that staff and students will be encouraged to buy and eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. The produce will be delivered […]
Lowestoft Campus East Coast College in Lowestoft, Suffolk joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Lowestoft Campus East Coast College is on a map and read about their local environment here.