SEA LIFE London School Trips
Merlin’s Magical London
Today's lesson will be an immersive journey through the world’s oceans and rainforests. Inspirational for all ages, SEA LIFE London is a stimulating opportunity for teachers to bring learning on adaptation, ecosystems and conservation to life. Pupils will observe first hand creatures that live in the Pacific Ocean, rainforests of the worlds, colourful coral reefs, the frozen extremities of the Antarctica and closer to home the River Thames.
Why are Merlin’s Magical London great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Accredited with 'The LOtC Quality Badge', KS1-KS4 pupils have the opportunity to learn:
To identify the different habitats of the world, focusing on oceans and rainforests
To understand that animals have different adaptations to survive in their habitats
To define and understand the terms 'habitat', 'micro-habitat', 'life-cycle' and 'eco-system'
To use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things
To recognise that environments can change and that this can pose dangers to living things
What activities are available during group visits?
If you’re hungry for more, we offer a variety of workshops and talks where our expert staff will fill you in on the daily adaptation, survival techniques, feeding and the breeding habits of marine creatures!
What size groups do you cater for?
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Yes, we have a schools room which offers optional workshop opportunities and can also be booked free of charge as a lunchroom (subject to availability).
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
SEA LIFE London is fully wheelchair accessible. We have a ramp at our entrance which can be used for entry and exit, and lifts throughout the attraction. We do not have any hearing loops situated within the building, however to ensure that all guests have an immersive experience, we have signage and interactive displays to learn about our creatures. We will welcome guide dogs into the attraction.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
For groups with disabilities or special requirements we offer the opportunity to come in before we open to the public for a private tour around the main aquarium displays with a team of our Guest Experience staff. As you travel through an empty aquarium at your own pace, our expert staff will not only wow you with incredible creature facts but also pass around fascinating objects to give your group the opportunity to stroke a real sea turtle shell, inspect an alligator’s teeth and discover what real shark skin feels like. In order to give your group this exclusive access these sessions are limited to 9am on off-peak, weekday mornings. £2.00 per pupil (plus admission).
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