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Follow a group of Year 9 pupils from Chessington Community College in Surrey as they go on a residential course in the Lake District to explore the natural environment.
The trip, to Castle Head Field Centre, is led by the school's director of sport, Alan Lammas, who is keen to promote a love for outdoor pursuits. For many of the pupils, it is their first experience of the British countryside.
Castle Head is part of the Field Studies Council, an educational charity committed to bringing environmental understanding to all, entertaining more than 50,000 pupils a year across 17 centres throughout the UK.
Head of the Centre Paul Bond and his team of field workers raise pupil awareness of environmental and ecological issues as they take them on a range of activities, including ghyll scrambling and canoeing.
Part of the series: Getting Out of the Classroom