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!

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.

Sharky and me..under the sea

Lasting approximately 1hour, this visit to Sea Life will be coordinated by one of our educational team to include an introduction to the Amazing Discoveries of the Seas through our SEA LIFE sensory box, an interactive touch pool session (tickle a starfish and touch a crab) followed by story time with Sharky in our Discovery Room

Cost €5.50 per pupil

Puppets I see...under the sea

Lasting approximately 1.5 hours, this visit to Sea Life will be led by one of our educational team to include an Amazing Discoveries of the Seas guided tour of our key displays focusing on colour and shapes. Following the tour it is on to our Discovery Room where SEA LIFE will perform the "Shark School" puppet show.

Cost €6.50 per pupil 
(Please note that due to the duration of this program, it is only available between September 1 and May 15)

Sharky and me..under the sea

Lasting approximately 1hour, this visit to Sea Life will be coordinated by one of our educational team to include an introduction to the Amazing Discoveries of the Seas through our SEA LIFE sensory box, an interactive touch pool session (tickle a starfish and touch a crab) followed by story time with Sharky in our Discovery Room

Cost €5.50 per pupil

Sharky and me..under the sea

Lasting approximately 1hour, this visit to Sea Life will be coordinated by one of our educational team to include an introduction to the Amazing Discoveries of the Seas through our SEA LIFE sensory box, an interactive touch pool session (tickle a starfish and touch a crab) followed by story time with Sharky in our Discovery Room

Cost €5.50 per pupil

Puppets I see...under the sea

Lasting approximately 1.5 hours, this visit to Sea Life will be led by one of our educational team to include an Amazing Discoveries of the Seas guided tour of our key displays focusing on colour and shapes. Following the tour it is on to our Discovery Room where SEA LIFE will perform the "Shark School" puppet show.

Cost €6.50 per pupil 
(Please note that due to the duration of this program, it is only available between September 1 and May 15)

Puppets I see...under the sea

Lasting approximately 1.5 hours, this visit to Sea Life will be led by one of our educational team to include an Amazing Discoveries of the Seas guided tour of our key displays focusing on colour and shapes. Following the tour it is on to our Discovery Room where SEA LIFE will perform the "Shark School" puppet show.

Cost €6.50 per pupil 
(Please note that due to the duration of this program, it is only available between September 1 and May 15)

Primary School

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.

Crab Package - €6.00 per child

Discovery tour

This is a 45 minute tour of the aquarium led by a marine expert. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. Afterwards you are free to continue exploring at your own pace.

Shark Package - €7.00 per child

Workshops

This is a 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:

  • Who eats who? Pupils can get creative with arts & craft materials to make their very own marine food chain.

  • Home sweet home Using arts and craft materials pupils will design their own marine habitat, ensuring that the creatures within it have everything they need to survive.

  • Save our seas Through creative activities pupils will encourage others to help conservation.

  • Discover Primary Science & Maths Program

This visit is recommended for participating Discover Primary Science and Math’s schools and is one of the steps to completing your schools Award in Science Excellence from www.primaryscience.ie. Split into two sections, the first hour is spent carrying out SESE curriculum based experiments linked with the science of the oceans. In the second hour, the pupils will be given guidance on Amazing Discovery in our seas before being sent off to explore the aquarium in search of answers for their worksheets. Teachers resources are also providing for follow on activities in the classroom.

(Please note that due to the duration of our workshops, it is only available between September 1 and May 31 2016)

Crab Package - €6.00 per child

Discovery tour

This is a 45 minute tour of the aquarium led by a marine expert. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. Afterwards you are free to continue exploring at your own pace.

Crab Package - €6.00 per child

Discovery tour

This is a 45 minute tour of the aquarium led by a marine expert. We can tailor the tour to focus on specific creatures or topics - just let us know in advance. Afterwards you are free to continue exploring at your own pace.

Shark Package - €7.00 per child

Workshops

This is a 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:

  • Who eats who? Pupils can get creative with arts & craft materials to make their very own marine food chain.

  • Home sweet home Using arts and craft materials pupils will design their own marine habitat, ensuring that the creatures within it have everything they need to survive.

  • Save our seas Through creative activities pupils will encourage others to help conservation.

  • Discover Primary Science & Maths Program

This visit is recommended for participating Discover Primary Science and Math’s schools and is one of the steps to completing your schools Award in Science Excellence from www.primaryscience.ie. Split into two sections, the first hour is spent carrying out SESE curriculum based experiments linked with the science of the oceans. In the second hour, the pupils will be given guidance on Amazing Discovery in our seas before being sent off to explore the aquarium in search of answers for their worksheets. Teachers resources are also providing for follow on activities in the classroom.

(Please note that due to the duration of our workshops, it is only available between September 1 and May 31 2016)

Shark Package - €7.00 per child

Workshops

This is a 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:

  • Who eats who? Pupils can get creative with arts & craft materials to make their very own marine food chain.

  • Home sweet home Using arts and craft materials pupils will design their own marine habitat, ensuring that the creatures within it have everything they need to survive.

  • Save our seas Through creative activities pupils will encourage others to help conservation.

  • Discover Primary Science & Maths Program

This visit is recommended for participating Discover Primary Science and Math’s schools and is one of the steps to completing your schools Award in Science Excellence from www.primaryscience.ie. Split into two sections, the first hour is spent carrying out SESE curriculum based experiments linked with the science of the oceans. In the second hour, the pupils will be given guidance on Amazing Discovery in our seas before being sent off to explore the aquarium in search of answers for their worksheets. Teachers resources are also providing for follow on activities in the classroom.

(Please note that due to the duration of our workshops, it is only available between September 1 and May 31 2016)

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

How to Book

Call 01 2866939 or email slcbray@merlinentertainments.biz

CONTACT US

Click the button below to find out more!

CONTACT US

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