School visits to ZSL London Zoo

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Welcome to ZSL London Zoo – a centre of learning for over 180 years!

Bring your pupils along for a visit at ZSL London Zoo and discover all that ZSL has to offer. Explore and enjoy, learn and get closer than ever to our animals with our daily events.

With a special program designed to fit school groups of all shapes and sizes, ZSL London Zoo is the perfect education choice!


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Education sessions

We provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities.

Choose from primary, secondary and post-16 studies programmes as part of your education session.

Education sessions


BioBlitz: Nature Detectives (KS2)

Ever wondered what native species are attracted to the wildflowers you see around the UK? In this new mini-BioBlitz session, your pupils will have the chance to work scientifically to collect data on native species found in ZSL London Zoo’s wildflower habitat.

This Summer term programme can be booked by emailing

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IUCN Red List

Fifty years ago, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) set up the Red List.  

Explore species at risk with IUCN Red List resources…

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

We are continually striving to improve our Discovery and Learning programmes to ensure that we are meeting the diverse needs of our learners.

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Practical Learning Programmes for Pupil Referral Units

ZSL London Zoo offers an innovative learning programme for vulnerable young people. We aim to provide positive experiences for those disengaged from mainstream education and re-engage these groups with nature and the world around them. Courses can be tailored for groups of all ages.

Goody bags and activity packs

We offer a range of goody bags and activity packs which can be booked online.

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FAQs for school visits

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