Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary offers an educational visit like no other. Exploring our centre will make your class want to dive in and discover more. Go on a journey of discovery together and uncover the secrets of stunning oceans, rivers and lakes and the fantastic creatures that swim within them. Get the chance to see rescued seal pups in our Seal Rescue Centre, our incredible Weedy Sea Dragons, and hold a crab and touch a starfish in our Rockpool Experience.
With so much to see and experience you will take learning beyond the classroom and into a new underwater world.
Your visit to SEA LIFE will include:
- Interactive, curriculum linked Rockpool Experience
- Free Teacher Places – 1 in 5 for primary schools, 1 in 10 for secondary schools
- Free return visit with our SEA LIFE Expert certificate given to every school child
- Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 resource packs available for download
- Free downloadable Activity Packs - packed with fun-filled activites and perfect for the recreational visit
- Planning supports - handy hints and information to make your trip run smoothly
- Free downloadable risk assessment
Teacher Preview Visits
We'd like to offer you two teacher inspection visits to help you plan your school visit.
Come and familiarise yourself with the site and ask our staff any questions you may have. Contact email@example.com to book your place.
Resources and Planning
Click HERE for curriculum linked resources for Key Stage 1 and 2, Powerpoint educational slides for use in the classroom, fun activity packs and planning documents to ensure your SEA LIFE visit is a hassle free, enjoyable adventure for you and your pupils.
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- Primary Packages
1 FREE Teacher with every 5 Primary Pupils
*According to the daily programme
- Secondary Prices
£5.00 per student off-peak (September-May) and £6.00 per student peak (June and July)
1 FREE Teacher with every 10 Secondary Pupils
Call 0871 222 6937 to book
calls cost 10p per minute plus network extra
- Pre-order stationery gift packs at a cost of £2.50 each (Pen, Pencil, Notepad, Ruler and Rubber)
After Your Visit
We are constantly striving to improve the experience of a school visit and would very much appreciate if you could complete a feedback form, All comments and recommendations will be taken on board and fed back to the attraction.
For more details on creature and event updates please register with us.
Conservation is at the heart at everything we do here at SEA LIFE. We are pioneers of marine animal rescue, marine breeding programmes and petitioning governments to ensure the amazing underwater world is protected for future generations to enjoy. During your visit to SEA LIFE we strive to inform your pupils of our conservation efforts, encourage them to ask questions and carry out independent study. We believe this knowledge empowers students to make a difference.
The Greek island Zakynthos has been one of the main nesting locations for Mediterranean loggerhead turtles for thousands of years. Sadly, due to the tourism boom in the area, nesting adult females are being disturbed, eggs are being accidentally destroyed, and new hatchlings become confused by the lights and sounds of hotels and bars on the beaches. We are currently campaigning to build a turtle rescue facility and sanctuary in Laganas, Zakynthos.
So far, the SOS SEA LIFE Turtle Project has raised 150,000 Euros for the sanctuary and building work is continuing with assistance from volunteer electricians and carpenters from England.
To find out more about this project, download our Turtle Conservation Pack which is filled with activities, competitions and information for your class.
Turtle Conservation and Activity Pack
Turtle Fact Pack
SEA LIFE has developed our existing relationship with WDCS to provide an education initiative that encourages children to learn about whales and to take an active part in their conservation.
The Whale Diploma is a fun, curriculum-linked education pack teaching children about the world of whales, whilst encouraging them to get actively involved in whale protection. Suitable for use in schools and at home. Aimed at 8-12 year olds but can be tailored to suit other ages.
Download our WDC Whale Diploma to support your classes. The password can be found on your visit booking confirmation.
WDC Whale Diploma