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SCHOOL TRIPS

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.

Schools love SEA LIFE!

Embark on a journey of Amazing Discovery!

When your class visits National Sea Life Centre Bray, an all-weather aquarium on Bray’s seafront an all-new educational experience awaits you with programs available for classes from pre-school to third level education.

Our programs will provide your pupils with an interactive experience led by our Educational team: participative (quizzes), Tactile (touch our starfish and crabs), Thought-provoking (Talks about amazing discovery in the underwater world), and most importantly…FUN!

Schools Trips for everybody!

Summer School Trips 2019

PLEASE NOTE, WE HAVE LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR MAY AND JUNE, ESPECIALLY FOR TOUR BOOKINGS. PLEASE BOOK YOUR SCHOOL TRIP AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!

Pre-School and Montessori Groups

At The National SEA LIFE Centre we understand that education begins at birth. Our education team at SEA LIFE have developed programs that nurture and inspire children's natural curiosity with the world around them.

Primary Schools 

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 Social, Environmental and Scientific Education Curriculum for Junior and Senior Cycles.

Second and Third Level Education 

Our secondary school and third level programmes provides scientific, environmental and conservation education using the displays and behind the scenes resources to deliver in a stimulating and engaging manner. These programmes may also be tailored to deliver specific educational outcomes

 

 

How to Book

Call 01 2866939 or email slcbray@merlinentertainments.biz

Claim your free Teacher Visit!

Click the button below to find out more!

How to Book

Call 01 2866939 or email slcbray@merlinentertainments.biz

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How to Book

Call 01 2866939 or email slcbray@merlinentertainments.biz

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Claim your free Teacher Visit!

Click the button below to find out more!

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Claim your free Teacher Visit!

Click the button below to find out more!

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PRIMARY & PRESCHOOL PACKAGES

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 School's Curriculum.

Our Preschool programme gives young children a fun and memorable experience and a fascinating learning opportunity.

Bronze Package- €6.75 per child

Bronze: SELF GUIDED TOUR (approx. 45mins to 1 hour).


What's included?

  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources
  • 1 free teacher for every 5 paying children


 

Silver Package - €7.25 per child

Silver*: GUIDED TOUR (max 30 students per tour group, approx 1 hour)

*Recommended for Primary Schools


What's included?

  • VIP discovery tour
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Discovery Tour
Our discovery tour is a fascinating guided tour around the aquarium led by one of our marine experts. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. This tour is perfect for more in-depth information to compliment the curriculum

 

Gold Package - €8.25 per child

Gold: GUIDED TOUR + WORKSHOP (max 30 students per tour group, approximately 1 ½ hours)


What's included?

  • VIP Discovery Tour
  • Workshop on 'Conservation' or 'Working of an aquarium'
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Workshops
This is a 40 minutes workshop in either conservation and working of an aquarium 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. *The workshop is not valid in June.*

 

 

Bronze Package- €6.75 per child

Bronze: SELF GUIDED TOUR (approx. 45mins to 1 hour).


What's included?

  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources
  • 1 free teacher for every 5 paying children


 

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Bronze Package- €6.75 per child

Bronze: SELF GUIDED TOUR (approx. 45mins to 1 hour).


What's included?

  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources
  • 1 free teacher for every 5 paying children


 

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Silver Package - €7.25 per child

Silver*: GUIDED TOUR (max 30 students per tour group, approx 1 hour)

*Recommended for Primary Schools


What's included?

  • VIP discovery tour
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Discovery Tour
Our discovery tour is a fascinating guided tour around the aquarium led by one of our marine experts. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. This tour is perfect for more in-depth information to compliment the curriculum

 

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Silver Package - €7.25 per child

Silver*: GUIDED TOUR (max 30 students per tour group, approx 1 hour)

*Recommended for Primary Schools


What's included?

  • VIP discovery tour
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Discovery Tour
Our discovery tour is a fascinating guided tour around the aquarium led by one of our marine experts. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. This tour is perfect for more in-depth information to compliment the curriculum

 

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Gold Package - €8.25 per child

Gold: GUIDED TOUR + WORKSHOP (max 30 students per tour group, approximately 1 ½ hours)


What's included?

  • VIP Discovery Tour
  • Workshop on 'Conservation' or 'Working of an aquarium'
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Workshops
This is a 40 minutes workshop in either conservation and working of an aquarium 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. *The workshop is not valid in June.*

 

 

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Gold Package - €8.25 per child

Gold: GUIDED TOUR + WORKSHOP (max 30 students per tour group, approximately 1 ½ hours)


What's included?

  • VIP Discovery Tour
  • Workshop on 'Conservation' or 'Working of an aquarium'
  • Talk and feeding demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Dive adventure quiz trail
  • Self-guided learning resources

Workshops
This is a 40 minutes workshop in either conservation and working of an aquarium 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. *The workshop is not valid in June.*

 

 

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Secondary & Third Level

SECONDARY & THIRD LEVEL TOURS

In addition to offering the bronze, silver and gold tours for secondary and third level students, we offer a Platinum Package.

PLATINUM PACKAGE - €10.25 per student

Platinum*: Tour + Behind the Scenes (max 20 students per tour group , approximately 1.5 hours)
*Secondary & Third Level students only

The group takes a highlighted tour around the aquarium with an experienced member of our team who will also take you around our behind the scenes areas. Topics covered include feeding our creatures, animal artefacts, nursery tanks and the breeding programmes

What's included?

  • VIP Discovery Tour
  • Behind the Scenes Tour
  • Talk & Feeding Demonstrations
  • Interactive rock pool experience
  • Learning Resources