School visits to ZSL London Zoo

Due to the current Government guidelines all education sessions at ZSL London Zoo are suspended until further notice. 

The ZSL education team are offering free digital outreach sessions streamed from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on a range of topics – to find out more please email

Important information for schools re cancellations and rebooking

For schools with a booking on or after Friday 20 March 2020, you will be able to rebook your visit for another date within 12 months of the original booking, or receive a full refund.
There is no need for schools to contact ZSL now. When schools reopen, we will be happy to work with you to make the right changes to your booking.

London Zoo schools session

Welcome to ZSL London Zoo – a centre of learning for more than 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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Sensations education session

Boasting a diverse and highly skilled Education Team, we provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities. Linked to the National Curriculum, we aim to deliver interactive experiences using resources such as live animals, biofacts and multimedia.

Education sessions

Pre-visit checklist

Use our helpful checklist to make sure you are fully prepared for your school visit to ZSL London Zoo.

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See answers to frequently asked questions regarding educational visits to ZSL London Zoo, from costs to facilities. 

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Living Nativity

Experience the magic of Christmas with a special event for schools, running from 2 - 17 December 2019 (Mon-Fri only). 

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