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Deep Sea World – Aquarium School Trips & Curriculum-Linked Activities Fife


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Location(s)Forthside Terrace, Battery Quarry North Queensferry, Fife - KY11 1JR
Key StagesNursery to Secondary
Special SchoolsYes
Public Liability
Enhanced DBSYes
FeesPlease contact us with details of your requirements
Administration Service Administered by the provider
Website https://www.deepseaworld.com/education/school-trips/

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Important : A message for those of you considering a visit to Deep Sea World whilst there are concerns around the world with Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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At Deep Sea World we understand how important it is to educate people about the ocean and all of the creatures on our planet. That’s why we offer a selection of educational trips tailored especially to schools, from nursery age right up to secondary school students.

Here is our Education Mission Statement:

“To deliver a unique learning experience by promoting informed and inquisitive observation within a stimulating environment.”

Come and dive to exciting new depths in our educational programmes. We want to inspire the next generation by inviting growing young minds to learn about topics such as biology, conservation, the environment, and marine life.

Each of our classes is based on the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, and includes a selection of…

  • Structured lessons and interactive demonstrations
  • Games and quizzes
  • Topical worksheets
  • Close encounters with the creatures at our aquarium
  • Self-guided tours

Education Prices

Education prices start from just £7.50 per child. View our full pricing list below.

TICKET TYPE PRICE
Education Junior £7.50
Education Concession £11.75
Education Standard £14.22
Free standard ratio 1:4 Nursery; 1:6 Primary; 1:10 Secondary  
Classroom Primary* £25.00
Classroom Secondary* £25.00
Creature Encounter** £20.00

*Classroom sessions have a maximum of 30 children per group.

**Creature encounters have a maximum of 20 children per group.

As well as a range of learning opportunities for children of all ages, our educational trips have numerous other benefits, including…

  • FREE teacher familiarisation visits
  • FREE entry for teachers and classroom assistants, using the ratios 1:4 for nursery, 1:6 for primary education, and 1:10 for secondary education
  • Ample and easy on-site coach parking (the aquarium can be easily reached from Edinburgh, Glasgow, and the surrounding areas)

You might also be eligible to receive up to £600 (£300 off travel) off the cost of your trip with Edina Trust.

The Edina Trust provides non-competitive, easy-to-access grants for state primary schools in certain regions of the UK. These grants have been specifically designed to promote the teaching of science and gardening in schools. Our current areas include Clackmannanshire and West Lothian in Scotland, and then in the rest of the UK they are: Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Fermanagh & Omagh, Hull, Newry, Mourne & Down, North East Lincolnshire, Wakefield, and Wolverhampton.


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