School visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

School visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

With so many different species housed at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, your trip will be full of excitement.

Why not book one of our unique learning sessions as part of your visit - interactive experienced using resources including live animals, biofacts and multimedia and designed for all ages and abilities.

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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

NEW! Summer Sessions

Biology Week 2015

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Get involved with the biggest week in the biology between 10 and 18 October by taking advantage of our free resources. Download our fun student quizzes and find out about free secondary school sessions on offer...

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ZSL In Your Classroom

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We bring the zoo to you!

We are now running Digital Outreach sessions – where we link up to your classroom via Skype live from the zoo.

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Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's school visits:

FAQs for school visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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 Whipsnade 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.

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


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