Friday, 9th December 2016
STUDENTS experience climatic extremes on Iceland adventure.
STUDENTS have experienced geological and climatic extremes on an adventure to
The group of Year 10 pupils from
They visited Eyjafjallajökull, a volcano that last erupted in 2010, and swam in the famous Blue Lagoon at
Their accommodation included a remote log cabin and a hotel whose location gave them a spectacular view of the Northern Lights.
Student Jemimah Osborne said: "The glacier walking was hard work but really enjoyable. It was very cold but we were all prepared for it.
"The Blue Lagoon was amazing. Dressed in nothing but our swimwear in the freezing cold, we slid into the hot water and swam to the middle of the lagoon to have face masks applied.
"I thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip but a particular
The students were accompanied by teachers David Dalton, Mike Nicholson and Catherine Bainbridge.
Mr Dalton said: "We squeezed in a terrific amount in our five days in
"Trips like this are really valuable in giving our pupils close-up experiences of incredible natural phenomena and reinforcing their understanding of different environments."