School Groups

Set in a unique location, Dartmoor Zoo offers a wide range of workshops designated to inspire students to learn about the animal’s world, conservation and our native wildlife.

Delivered by our team of enthusiastic professionals the sessions are designed around the national curriculum and support cross curriculum delivery.

From EYFS to higher education there is a session for all ages and abilities. If you would like more information on the workshops that we offer, please download our EYFS, primary, secondary or post-16 programs.

For more information on how to book please contact education on education@dartmoorzoo.co.uk

Prices and Ratios:

1-3 years 4 years 5-7 years 8-16 years 17+ years
Price Student is free £7 per student £7 per student £7 per student £7 per student
Adult recommended ratio 1:2 1:4 1:6 1:10 1:15
Accompanying adult price £9 Adults will be free on a 1:4 ratio if there are 10+ children attending. If there are not, adults will be charged £9 each. Adults will be free on a 1:6 ratio if there are 10+ children attending. If there are not, adults will be charged £9 each. Adults will be free on a 1:10 ratio if there are 10+ children attending. If there are not, adults will be charged £9 each. Adults will be free on a 1:15 ratio if there are 10+ children attending. If there are not, adults will be charged £9 each.

Discovery and Learning Workshops:

Price Length Maximum student numbers Notes
EYFS workshop £20 45 minutes 20
Primary, secondary and post 16 workshops £30. 1 hour 30 Please note that our We Designed a Zoo Day and British Sign Language workshop incur additional charges.
Tour £20 1 hour 20
Dissection £250 for one workshop, £400 for two and £550 for three workshops. 1 hour per dissection 24 We cannot guarantee a larger animal and do offer an alternative. Please speak to education for further information.
Outreach £85 for the first workshop and £40 for each subsequent workshop if they are booked consecutively on the same day. 1 hour or 45 minutes if the students are in EYFS 20 if the children are in EYFS or 30 if the students are in primary, secondary or post-16 education. There is a mileage charge of £1 per mile for a round trip over 20 miles.

All prices listed here are exempt from VAT

For other activities such as badge days for Scouting and Guiding and Snooze experiences please see the relevant pages on the website.