School Visits

Outreach at Lochinver

Outreach at Lochinver

SSACN Outreach are happy to announce that we will be running our outreach activities as part of this years Assynt Highland Games at Lochinver. The traditional highland games are the biggest event day on the calendar for Assynt and will comprise of Highland dancing competitions, pipe competitions, fly-casting competitions and of coarse, the traditional highland […]

August 10, 2015 Featured Article Read More →
GRAB Trust Marine Education Day – Inveraray

GRAB Trust Marine Education Day – Inveraray

The Scottish Shark Tagging Programme was once again invited along a Marine Education Day for Primary School children organised by the Group for Recycling in Argyll and Bute (or GRAB Trust). So, on Monday the 25th of Novermber, our Project Officer Ed Wright, attended along with other organisations including the Marine Conservation Society and the […]

November 27, 2014 Featured Article Read More →
Tobermory Marine Week: Shark Day Fun

Tobermory Marine Week: Shark Day Fun

Yesterday the Scottish Shark Tagging Programme took part in the Tobermory Marine Visitor Centre’s Marine Week. Monday the 4th of August was Shark Day which meant talks, tours and tasty shark cookies! The SSTP had a stand with lots if information about what we do to tag and protect sharks, skates and rays in Scotland. The […]

August 5, 2014 Featured Article Read More →
SSTP at Portpatrick Primary School

SSTP at Portpatrick Primary School

The SSTP was thrilled to visit Portpatrick Primary School in Dumfries and Galloway for the third year running. Ed Wright, our Project Officer, had the pleasure of the company of all 27 pupils for the afternoon of the 27th of June. First of all it was amazing to see how much some of the older […]

July 7, 2014 Featured Article Read More →
Celebrating Scotland’s Sharks

Celebrating Scotland’s Sharks

This two day family event will be held at the Sea Life Aquarium at Loch Lomond on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th May 2014. This exciting new event will aim to showcase the amazing efforts to conserve sharks, skates and rays in Scotland and give people the opportunity to explore and appreciate the […]

February 14, 2014 Featured Article Read More →
Auchencairn Primary 23/01/12

Auchencairn Primary 23/01/12

On the 23rd of January Lewis visited Auchencairn Primary School in Kirkcudbrightshire. The visit was for the upper class (primary 5-7) and was attended by 16 pupils and 4 adults. The visit started with a short talk about sharks and more specifically, sharks in Scotland and the work of the SSTP. Pupils were extremely enthusiastic […]

February 3, 2012 Featured Article Read More →
2010 School visits

2010 School visits

The following is a brief summary of those schools visited during 2010. Dallintober & Drumlenbull: An education day was run at each school in association with the GRAB trust. The days were aimed at giving the children knowledge on local species as well as special adaptations of elasmobranches to make them the effective predators they […]

October 4, 2011 Featured Article Read More →
School Visits

School Visits

SSACN are very keen to help educate Scottish children about the various species of fish and their natural environments in their local waters. So far our focus has been on the Shark, Skate and Ray species as we have found the children find them the most interesting. As part of the programme SSACN’s Scottish Shark […]

October 4, 2011 Featured Article Read More →
Mull Primary School

Mull Primary School

The Scottish Shark Tagging Programme went along to the Mull Primary School Event, on 6th September 2011. The event was organised by the Argyll & Bute Beach Forum and in total nine schools attended, with over 110 pupils (P1-7) joining us on a wet and windy day at Craignure Village Hall. The SSTP carried out […]

October 4, 2011 Featured Article Read More →
Ardchattan Primary School

Ardchattan Primary School

Now, its all too often the smaller, rural schools that are forgotten about, but the SSTP wants to engage with the children who have marine life and various sharks on their doorstep and may not know it. Ardchattan primary school lies on the northern banks of Loch Etive, and is run by head teacher Mrs […]

October 4, 2011 Featured Article Read More →
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