World Oceans Day

It’s #WorldOceansDay today and the focus is on how we can #ProtectOurPlanet. As we discuss in one of our workshops, plastics is a real danger for marine life, but it often starts its journey to the ocean much further inland. https://www.facebook.com/SeaQuestWales/videos/196527071528689/

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New SeaQuest Schools Brochure Now Available for 2020-2021!

The SeaQuest team have been working tirelessly over the past few months to put together a programme of Outdoor Workshops for schools that will provide the best possible experience for students whilst also adhering to the latest Coronavirus government regulations. We’re delighted to be able to start publishing this information now, with 10 exciting sessions…

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Porthcawl Community Art Project – The Ocean

Porthcawl Community Art Project – The Ocean SeaQuest have joined forces with local artist Jannet Poultney Maddy for a project that everyone can take part in! We’re asking everyone – old or young – to draw or paint a brightly coloured sea creature and send us a photo of it, and it will become part…

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VE Day Celebrations – Friday 8th May

Friday 8th May is VE day – the day we celebrate Germany’s surrender which brought World War II to a close. It’s the 75th anniversary of this momentous occasion, and we’d usually celebrate with parties, fetes, and lots of socialising!  Obviously that can’t happen this year, so instead we thought we’d give you some ideas…

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Online Resources – Making Learning Fun (and easy for parents)!

Since schools have been on lockdown we know many parents have been struggling to juggle work alongside looking after children and trying to encourage some sort of learning at the same time.  We know first hand that it’s not easy, but at least (at the moment) the weather is on our side… We’ve put together…

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Porthcawl Reducing It’s Plastics

Following from our Love It, Don’t Trash It! campaign in Porthcawl, we’ve gone on to work with local school pupils to talk about reducing plastics in their every day lives.  With workshops looking at how and where unnecessary single-use plastics are used, and encouraging children to think about ways that they and their families could…

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Myths & Legends – New Workshop

If you’re using St David’s Day and the Eisteddfod as a way to engage your students with the myths and legends of Wales, then our newest workshop is a perfect accompaniment to your classroom teaching. Porthcawl is rich in stories of pirates and shipwrecks, smugglers and looters, and there’s no better place for children to…

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Exciting Half Term Events @ SeaQuest

We’ve got a couple of exciting events planned for you at SeaQuest Wales! Head down to the beach with us on Tuesday 29th October for a pre-bonfire night session on fire safety before learning how to light fires the old-fashioned way – using a flint and steel. Then work as a team (or compete with…

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Join Us For The Great British Beach Clean!

Marine wildlife is under threat from litter in our seas, with hundreds of species accidentally eating or becoming entangled in, amongst other things, plastic and fishing line. Litter strewn beaches damages tourism so we all have a part to play in turning the tide on litter. Join our events and be part of the most…

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An Exciting Term Awaits at Ysgol Cwm Brombil

We’re excited to meet the new Year 7 intake at Ysgol Cwm Brombil next Tuesday 3rd September, as we launch our new term-long project with them! We’ve planned a raft of exciting activities, with hands-on classroom sessions from our colleagues at the Ocean Conservation Trust alongside plenty of fresh air with our planned outdoor learning…

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