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Stranded school trip children return home safely

Rescue helicopter leaves Isle of Arran

A group of students from Wolverhampton who were stranded in Scotland for more than three days because of the extreme snow say it is the worst weather they have ever seen.

Specially adapted coach picking up the students from school trip in Lochranza, Isle of Arran

The sixth formers from St Edmunds Catholic School and St Peter's Collegiate School were due back from their Geography field trip to the Isle of Arran on Friday. But then ferries to the mainland were cancelled when the snow set in.

The school children were on a trip to the Isle of Arran, just off the coast of Scotland.



Students from Wolverhampton stranded on Scottish island due back tonight

The 30 sixth form students from two schools in Wolverhampton stranded on the Isle of Arran are due back tonight.

Pupils from St Edmund's Catholic School and St Peter's Collegiate School in Compton Park were on a school field trip when transport back became unfeasible due to adverse weather.

The teenagers are now on a ferry and will return to Wolverhampton around 11pm tonight.

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