Ebbsfleet Masterplanning Challenge

Year 9 students from Ebbsfleet Academy attended an interactive day based around the delivery of the new Garden City.

ebbsfleet masterplanning

FOCUS: Through interactive workshops, site visits and an exciting competition, dive into the world of Masterplanning.

90 students took part in a site visit to The Observatory to see the site, speed networking with key stakeholders and a housebuilding challenge to learn more about what it takes to develop a brand new site in their area.

Students were tasked with designing a site within the Garden City and worked with experts from Land Securities to decide where housing, green space, transport and community facilities should be sited.

Winning teams presented their designs to industry judges and their peers.


  • 98% of students felt the activity met their learning objectives
  • 96% of students improved their teamwork, speaking and listening skills
  • 93% of students thought about their future


"Today has helped me think about gaining creative skills for my future."

Student from Ebbsfleet Academy

 "I enjoyed meeting business volunteers and learning from them."

Student from Ebbsfleet Academy


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