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Primary and EYFS

A visit to our zoo offers a fantastic day of experiences that will bring your curriculum topic to life: your pupils can observe, hear and sense living examples of the plants, animals and habitats that you will be talking about back at school.

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Meet and greet

We will meet you at our coach turning circle as you arrive, and give a short welcome with zoo gossip, instructions and a challenge for your pupils. This is delivered outdoors and ensures your pupils get the best from their day!

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What we offer

Complement your classroom learning with one of our free mini-sessions at an enclosure. Alternatively you can book one of our conservation classroom sessions (for an additional charge).

Full details of our offering can be found here.

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How to book

To make a booking and discuss what we can offer you, please email [email protected] or call 01803 697510.

All the information you require for a visit, including risk assessment guidelines, will be emailed to you after booking.

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Further links

Terms and conditions relating to school visits can be found here.

Home educators are able to take advantage of educational rates of entry. Please see our home educators page for full details.