Reception and Foundation

Reception & Foundation Onsite Zoo Visits


If you're looking for a fun and educational school trip for your pupils, look no further! Our zoo is home to a whole range of animals including penguins, meerkats, zebra, wolves and 4 species of big cat - Guaranteed to encourage your pupils to get involved and learn.

Let them fully utilise all of their senses by getting hands-on in a truly unique and educational experience.

What will be included in your school trip to the zoo?


We aim to deliver interactive educational experiences using resources such as live animals, bio-facts and multimedia all linking to the National Curriculum.

We offer a fun presentation for preschool children and special need groups aged between 2-4 years with a maximum group limit of no more than 30.

You’ll also receive a ‘show and tell’ session where your class will get to see a few of our animal friends. Meeting a variety of our smaller animals and discover the difference between fur, feather and scale.

Fur, Feathers and Scales

Ever wondered what makes a mammal a mammal? Or a bird a bird? Take your chance to get hands on with some animal artefacts and discover what makes these skin coverings so successful

Fur, Feathers and Scales meets the National Curriculum:

Identify and name common animals (i.e. birds, mammals)
Describe and compare animal body structures (i.e. fish, bird)

Close Encounters

Get a little closer to some of our smaller animals, learn what it is that makes each of them unique and how they survive in their habitats. Your presenter will cover all topics from diets and reproduction, to predators and adaptations.

Planning your visit


Inspire your pupils to learn whilst they play by booking a school trip to the zoo today, book more than 20 tickets and you’ll receive an exclusive discount! In preparation for your onsite zoo visit, why not take a look at our map to plan which animals you’ll see first and then watch your pupils reinforce what they’ve seen so far in our educational zoo sessions.

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If you are interested in booking an education talk or have an enquiry, please fill out the following form…

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