Key Stage One workshops

Find out more about our exciting Key Stage One workshops below:

Living under the sea:

Enjoy a story with glove puppets, dressing up and artefacts. Find out about different sea creatures through games and craft. See which materials rust, why things float and use our special water play area to test different boats.

Click on these resources for this workshop:

Living under the sea ditty box                      

Submarine Poem

Under the Sea Colour in sheet

Going places:

Find out where HMS Alliance went on her travels and what things you would need to take for the climate. Make your own simple map and take an imaginary journey on our boats. Find examples of transport in Busy Boats Bay before the sharks come near!

Click on this resource for this workshop:

HMS Alliance - Going places map to colour in

Skull and Crossbones

 Discover the connections between pirates and submariners. Learn more about pirates that live beneath the sea through fun games and create an individual Jolly Roger based on the ones on display.

Jolly Roger codes and symbols sheet

Horrible Science of Submarines show

Based on the popular series by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles, this fun interactive show reveals the strange stories and weird science of life on board submarines. Try our sinister sub toilet quiz. Could you stand the foul food and pesky pests on board?

Click on these resources for this workshop:

Horrible Science wordsearch                                                      

Drowning hand colour in sheet                                                   

Fish drawing colour in sheet

Sammy Sardine being seasick drawing sheet                           

Submarine drawing sheet


Daring Deeds and Heroric Histories:

Exciting local history is bought to life through shadow puppets to tell the stories of submariner winners of the Victoria Cross and special secret missions on X-Craft. Prepare for a mission and try out the skills needed for such heroric acts.


We can deliver exciting science shows and workshops in schools. It is perfect to complement a visit or a great way to experience something different in your school.