Explore our workshops
Our workshops are designed to be a fun and interactive environment for learning and are linked to the National Curriculum. The classroom workshops provide the perfect opportunity to learn about a huge range of topics and to meet some of our friendly animal critters!
The workshops are excellent value at just £25 per session!
Our education programme is accredited by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) so you can rest-assured that all of our educational activities are of a high standard.
In addition to the below topics, if there is something you would like us to help with which we do not currently offer, please get in contact with one of our team. We would be happy to discuss your needs and create a bespoke workshop for you and your group!
Primary Workshops: Key stages 1 and 2
Duration: Our standard KS1 and KS2 workshops are 30 minutes long. This length session involves meeting two animals. If you would like your group to meet up to four animals, then our 45 minute session will be needed. Please note, our longer session costs £35 and is only available September – March.
Our most popular workshops for KS1 and KS2 are:
- Habitat Homes
- Amazing Africa
- Class of Classification
- Creature Features
- Food, Glorious Food!
- It's a Bug's Life
- Jaws, Paws and Claws
- Love Life!
- Pets and Vets
- Rainforest Explorer
- Save our Species
- The Weird, the Wacky and the Wonderful!
Secondary workshops: Key Stages 3 and 4
Duration: KS3 and KS4 workshops can be 30 minutes or 45 minutes long, depending on your requirements.
We can deliver any of the KS1/2 topics at KS3/4 level.
In addition, we offer the following topics for KS3/4:
- Zoo Animal Welfare
- Careers with Animals
- Sustainable Tourism Tour
*NEW FOR SUMMER 2019* Walking Safari
Amazing Animal Adaptations (outdoor session)
Explore part of the zoo with our dedicated team while learning lots about Amazing Animal Adaptations! The Amazing Adaptations Walking Safari is a curriculum linked interactive tour.
Please note, this session does not involve hands on access with our smaller animals but does include a detailed/up close look at some of our Big Zoo animals in their enclosures.
Duration: Our Walking Safari is 30 minutes long.
Maximum 25 children per session.
Excellent value at just £25 per safari!