As we continue to prepare for the introduction of the IGCSE in agriculture this September, another local business has very kindly made a donation to our Farm Garden.
Wight Building Materials Ltd have generously donated two tonnes of concrete which has been used to create a solid base for two sheds.
“Our first group of students are ready to go and very excited about this new educational opportunity we are providing here at the college,” said Victoria Lloyd, Medina College lead teacher for agriculture.
“To support their learning, students will gain experience out in some of the Island’s fantastic farms who are supporting us. Other aspects of agriculture will be taught here at the college, including soil structure and the development and growth of fruit and vegetables.
“To do that we need good quality facilities here and we are very pleased and very grateful that Wight Building Materials have helped us to provide those.
“The delivery of the concrete has enabled us to have a solid base for two sheds which we are now building – the support from Wight Building Materials has made a huge difference!”
Steve Burton Wight Building Materials general manager said: “As a local company, we are passionate about providing high-quality job opportunities for young people on the Island so we were really pleased to be able to help this important and forward-thinking initiative by the college.”