Students are preparing to become ambassadors for
Britain, thanks to success in a competition to win a trip to
Five pupils from Ponteland Community High School
will set off in April on a 10-day expedition as part of a project to
counteract Pakistan's image as a country plagued by terrorism.
The school is one of several in the UK which will
be sending students to Pakistan after impressing judges with their
work in this year's annual Experience Pakistan Project, launched in
Year 10 geography students Charles Dickinson,
Michael Skelly, Martin Spurr, Philip Overbury and David Hindle
researched diversity and unity in Pakistan.
Their trip starts on April 1 and takes in
Islamabad and the Khyber Pass.