Shackleton's Journey

Meet the Crew

The Diary of a Crew Member

Read about how the crew kept themselves busy during the winter months, whilst the Endurance was stuck in the pack ice. They were hoping that, come the spring, the ship would be freed.

Into the Weddell Sea!

As the Endurance ventured into the Weddell sea, the dense pack ice surrounding it resembled a giant jigsaw puzzle. The ship started to struggle to find a way through and eventually became stuck. We have combined our thoughts about what the experience would have been like for the crew, along with factual information, to create this fabulous work below.

Dear Sir...

Writing in role, the children have done an excellent job of applying to be part of Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica.