Royal Marines visit Kirkstone House at Baston

Year 10 pupils at Kirstone House School in Baston who are preparing for a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.
Year 10 pupils at Kirstone House School in Baston who are preparing for a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.

Year 10 pupils at Kirkstone House School in Baston are planning a Duke of Edinburgh expedition with military precision – literally.

The pupils welcomed members of The Royal Marines to their school and were given informative and entertaining presentations.

These included motivational workshops and training in useful camping and trekking techniques.

A school spokesman said: “The pupils were certainly inspired by the visit and now feel fully prepared for their forthcoming hike.”