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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
East Coast College in Lowestoft, Suffolk joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where East Coast College is on a map and read about their local environment here.