Following in Captain Scott's footsteps
CHILDREN at a Watcombe school made their own igloos as part of their studies on polar regions.
Year One pupils enjoyed learning about the contrasting climate and environment, the animals and people with teacher Kate Donaldson.
As part of the work the youngsters especially loved becoming polar explorers and role-playing the adventures of Captain Falcon Scott.
The group learnt about global warming and the effects their own actions could have on this amazing part of our planet.
Mrs Donaldson said: "As part of the project they also encouraged all children in the school to reuse their four-pint milk bottles by bringing them into school.
"They then used over 500 bottles to construct an igloo in class to use as a role-play area for their adventures as polar explorers.
"The pupils then followed the journey of the plastic bottles to the recycling centre instead of damaging the planet and sending to landfill."