Pupils’ in­spi­ra­tional trip to Mada­gas­car


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Over the sum­mer, a group of 20 Oundle School pupils were led by three mem­bers of the Bi­ol­ogy teach­ing staff on a Bi­ol­ogy Ex­pe­di­tion to Mada­gas­car.

The group spent their first week in the for­est, tak­ing on a num­ber of chal­leng­ing sam­pling treks – one app recorded over 30 km walked in a sin­gle day . The pupils also vis­ited Mari­arano Pri­mary School which was nearby, spend­ing time with the chil­dren.

The sec­ond week was spent at the ma­rine site, where the pupils l earnt about reef ecol­ogy and con­ser­va­tion. Al­low­ing for some re­lax­ation fit­ted around div­ing and snorkelling.

Lower Sixth former, Ruth Palethorpe, 16, said: “I would def­i­nitely rec­om­mend the trip to any­one with an in­ter­est in Bi­ol­ogy.”

Pupils from Oundle School meet the chil­dren of Mada­gas­car

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