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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 […]

Featured School – East Coast College

In 2019, some Foundation learners at East Coast College decided to run a fruit and vegetable delivery service to benefit the college community and encourage a healthier diet. This helped the environment because fewer journeys to supermarkets were required, and people ate more fruit and vegetables. The students offered healthy recipe suggestions when they delivered […]