Our experienced Education Team offer National Curriculum based workshops and hands-on activities, tailored for all Key Stages from EYFS to Post-16 and SEND.

EYFS 

Our hands-on workshops for 3-5 year olds are a great way to introduce children to ideas about caring for our planet and the animals upon it. 

Click on the image below for EYFS workshop options, detailed lesson plans and objectives. 

Key Stage 1

Pupils between 5 and 7 are inspired by our collection of artefacts and activities designed to encourage enquiry and stimulate discussion about the natural world and conservation.

Click on the image below for Key Stage 1 workshop options, detailed lesson plans and objectives. 

Key Stage 2

Our discovery-based workshops for pupils aged 7 to 11 help to develop their enquiry skills, furthering their knowledge and understanding of interrelationships, biodiversity and the need for conservation.

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Key Stage 3

Our learning workshop for young people aged 11 to 14 enhances their understanding of the needs of animals and the ways in which we can help to conserve their environment for the future.

Click on the image below for Key Stage 3 workshop options, detailed lesson plans and objectives. 

Key Stage 4 / Post 16

Our interactive workshops for young people aged 14+ helps them to engage with The Deep’s conservation ethos as well as inspiring future career decisions and lifestyle choices.

Click on the image below for Key Stage 4 / Post 16 workshop options, detailed lesson plans and objectives. 

For further information about working with animals, or for opportunities in the travel and tourism industry, please visit the following websites which will assist with careers information, further education and jobs - ConnexionsBIAZAUCASFuture MorphProspectsNational Careers ServiceThe Department for EducationWise CampaignBritish Ecological SocietyEnvironment Job, Society of BiologyGeolsoc and IBMS.

The Deep also produces an education pack for upper secondary school teachers and pupils who are teaching/studying AS and A level Science. The unit studied is called 'Investigating science at work'. The pack is produced on CD only at a cost of £10 per disc.

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Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

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Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online
Adult £17.75
Child (3 - 15) £14.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £16.75

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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Please use Tower Street or HU9 1TU when using a Sat Nav – this will take you to nearest main road to The Deep.

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