Blog

Keep up to date with various polar articles, ETE’s news and updates below!

Polar Outreach Ambassador

Polar Outreach Ambassador

We are currently expanding our freelance team and looking for outreach officers to deliver exciting workshops at ‘Polar Fun Day’ in schools across the UK.

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Arctic Quest 22

Arctic Quest 22

On the 15th of June, Polar Explorer Antony Jinman is heading north of the Arctic Circle to Svalbard! Svalbard was first discovered in 1596 by a Dutchman named Willem Barentsz. A cluster of islands belonging to the Kingdom of Norway it became a popular spot for hunting...

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Hockley Primary School

Hockley Primary School

The PFD at Hockley was a great example of the variety of activities on offer in a PFD. The 4 classes involved all got a chance to make polar bear masks, blubber gloves and gloppy glaciers which generated some great discussion about the impacts of climate change on the...

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Berkhamsted Pre-Prep

Berkhamsted Pre-Prep

Berkhamsted Pre-Prep had been learning all about Scott and Shackleton and already knew lots about some of the earliest polar expeditions. The PFD showed Year 2 what modern expeditions involve with lots of discussion about Antarctic marine life and food webs. Each...

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Isaac Newton Primary

Isaac Newton Primary

Years 1 and 2 at Isaac Newton Primary had been learning all about polar explorers in their Polar Adventure Topic prior to their ETE visit. During the PFD the students learnt all about what they would need to take on a polar expedition from tents, to food and snow...

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