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

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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


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FAQs for school visits

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Living Nativity

Animals in winter
Experience the magic of Christmas with ZSL London Zoo’s Living Nativity. As your class journeys through the scenes of the nativity they will meet the Wise Men and their camels, see Mary in the stable and talk to the Shepherds as they tend their flock. 

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Goody bags and activity packs

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

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Practical Learning Programmes for Pupil Referral Units

Practical Learning
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.