School Trips 2013/2014 - Early Years & Primary

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We make sure your pupils get right up-close to the amazing creatures in our themed displays. After all, the more they see the more they’ll learn.

Here are just some of the highlights:

  • 1,200 creatures including sharks, seals, otters, penguins, clownfish, rays and many more.
  • Come and meet our resident seals and learn all about the important rescue work we undertake.
  • Feeding demonstrations and talks.
  • Marine habitats ranging from rivers and lakes to deep oceans.
  • The chance to touch a starfish or crab at our rockpool.

School Packages:

Early Years (Age 3-5 years)

Primary School (Age 6-11 years)


Early Years Learning Opportunities (Age 3-5 years)

Our early years programme gives young children a fun and memorable experience that helps them to ‘understand the world’ - one of the four learning and development requirements of the DfE Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Early Years Pricing Hunstanton

It’s now even easier to structure your visit to SEA LIFE and ensure the perfect balance of education and fun for your Early Years group. Self-guided learning is included in all packages!


Simply download your resource pack and for each key creature you encounter we’ve provided discussion notes, fun facts and activities for your group to complete.

By completing this tour the children in your group will:

  • Get to know a variety of marine creatures and be able to explain some of the simple differences between them.
  • Understand that animals act in different ways and why.
  • Be able to talk about how the underwater world differs from other environments.
  • Have opportunity to practice key skills. We recommend allowing 2 hours to fully explore the aquarium and complete the tour activities, but you’ll have the freedom to take as long as you need. Plus it’s easy to structure your tour around other daily activities such as feeding demonstrations and workshops.

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Starfish Package - £4.50 per child

  • Interactive Rockpool Experience
  • Self-guided Learning
  • Quiz Trail
  • Feeding Demos
  • SEA LIFE Expert Certificate

Pre-school Workshop Hunstanton

Ray Package - £5.50 per child

  • Workshops
  • Interactive Rockpool Experience
  • Self-guided Learning
  • Qiuz Trail
  • Feeding Demos
  • SEA LIFE Expert Certificate

Workshops

This is a 30 minute workshop added to the end of your visit, for an effective way to help consolidate what children have seen and learnt in the aquarium. Workshops are led by our Education Team and include a mixture of song, theatre, arts and crafts and group discussion. Choose from the following:

  • My special aquarium: This workshop encourages children to talk about the different creatures they have seen at SEA LIFE then use arts and craft materials to create their own aquarium to take home.
  • A story of survival: During this fun animated reading session, children will take on the roles of different marine animals and learn the tricks they use to avoid predators.

Available October - April


Primary School Learning Opportunities (Age 6-11 years)

Our primary school programme is perfect for introducing pupils to a range of scientific topics and encouraging excitement and curiosity about marine phenomena in the natural world. It has been designed to support several core elements of the National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 & 2.

Primary Years Pricing Hunstanton

It’s now even easier to structure your visit to SEA LIFE around core learning opportunities.
Self-guided learning is included in all packages!


There are 4 tours to choose from, each linked to a different topic; simply download your resource pack and for each key creature you encounter we’ve provided discussion notes, fun facts and activities for your group to complete.

  • Habitats & Adaptations Discover a variety of marine habitats, learn what makes them suitable for different residents and identify the adaptations creatures have made to survive.
  • Food Chains & Ecosystems Understand the importance of a balanced ecosystem, learn the roles each creature plays and identify the sequence of a rockpool food chain.
  • Behaviour Discuss the behaviour of different marine creatures, learn about their key life processes and understand how environmental conditions impact their behaviour.
  • Conservation Learn about the threats facing marine creatures and their habitats, discover what impact human activity is having and find out what we can all do to help.

We recommend allowing 2 ½ hours to fully explore the aquarium and complete the tour activities, but you’ll have the freedom to take as long as you need. Plus it’s easy to structure your tour around other daily activities such as feeding demonstrations and workshops.

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Turtle Package - £5.50 per child

  • Interactive Rockpool Experience
  • Self-guided Learning
  • Quiz Trail
  • Feeding Demos
  • SEA LIFE Expert Certificate

Primary Workshop Hunstanton

Crab Package - £6.50 per child

  • Workshops
  • Interactive Rockpool Experience
  • Self-guided Learning
  • Qiuz Trail
  • Feeding Demos
  • SEA LIFE Expert Certificate

Workshops

This is a 40 minute workshop added to your visit, it is an effective way to get your class thinking about specific topics before or after they’ve explored the aquarium. Workshops are led by our Education Team and include a topic introduction, hands-on practical activity and group discussion. Choose from the following:

  • Underwater top trumps. Thinking about the behaviour of their favourite marine creatures, pupils will create top trump cards and discuss what makes the ultimate creature.
  • Save our seas Through creative activities pupils will encourage others to help conservation.

Available October - April


Contact us...

Call 01485 533 576 or email slchunstanton@merlinentertainments.biz


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Secondary School Prices (age 12 - 16 years)

  • £6 per student. 1 FREE teacher for every 10 paying students.

Additional Products

  • Pack lunches can be pre-ordered at a small cost, please telephone in advance for the latest prices.

  • Gift Packs can be pre-ordered at a small cost, please telephone in advance for the
    latest prices.

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