Osmington Bay 2019
This year's annual GCSE Geography field visit to Osmington Bay, Dorset took place in November. Led by Mr Rowe, it was once again a highlight of the Geography Department's calendar. There were visits to Weymouth where environmental quality assessments were completed and where climate change activism was the talk of the town!
Image: Climate change activism in Weymouth
Students explored the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, looking at coastal features, processes, defences, and settlements.
They also went to Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast to measure the groynes, barriers built to check erosion and drifting. This was actually unsuccessful because Dorset Council were reprofiling the beach after strong waves had created a steep drop in the sand!
Image: Council at work in Lyme Regis
Image: Rock armour at Lyme
Image: Wave cut platform, extremely low tide revealing what is left of the cliffs
Wednesday 27th November 2019 - The school is open as normal following a successful repair of our water system. https://t.co/LQz0ZsZKmm 5:52 AM - 27 Nov 2019
A pipe burst at 0725 resulting in all water being isolated and no facilities. Engineers attended and now in the process of fixing. We hope to open tomorrow but please check website at 0600 for confirmation. Thank you for your patience and understanding. https://t.co/Ua9eV7qZUO 12:54 PM - 26 Nov 2019