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The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning visitor attraction is home to over 3,500 fish including spectacular sharks and rays – making it the perfect day out.The Deep is an educational and environmental charity showcasing over 3,500 fish including sharks and rays.
Every year over 30,000 primary and high school pupils visit The Deep for their school trips and enjoy a fantastic range of workshops in our purpose built learning centre.2011 has seen the creation of some exciting new workshops. Created by our in-house teachers, these workshops help to raise awareness of the marine environment. All sessions are closely referenced to the National Curriculum, making The Deep a perfect venue for your school trip.
New sessions for Key Stage 2 include 'Getting the Message Across', which teaches pupils about how the divers at The Deep keep in touch through special hand signals and 'Planet Explorer; using the Magic Globe' which takes you on an interactive journey through the solar system.
Additions to the Key Stage 3 programme include 'Great White Mystery' which looks at whether we have sharks in our water, 'Underwater Art' allowing pupils to show their creative side and 'Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks' where you get the chance to look at how volcanic activity affects both land and water.
There are also fantastic new additions for Key Stage 4 including 'Fantastic Displays' where pupils get the chance to be an aquarist for the day and create their own tanks on a fixed budget.