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School groups

Learn at Dartmoor Zoo

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

Delivered by our team of enthusiastic professionals, the sessions are put together around the national curriculum and support cross curriculum delivery.
The packages below are for EYFS up to Key Stage 4. For Post-16 prices please email us.

Explorer Package

Self-guided visit

Includes:

  • Entry to the zoo
  • Meet on arrival with your member of the Education team
  • An end of day catch up to answer your pupils questions and round off the days learning

£7.50 per pupil

Discovery Package

Mix exploration with learning

Includes:

  • Entry to the zoo and one workshop per class
  • Meet on arrival with your member of the Education team
  • Reserved lunch space in our restaurant

£9.00 per pupil

Adventurer Package

A full day of guided learning

Includes:

  • Entry to the zoo and two workshops per class
  • Meet on arrival with your member of the Education team
  • Reserved lunch space in our restaurant

£10.00 per pupil

Discovery Plus Package

The ultimate package to deliver a whole topic!

Includes:

  • A half day outreach session to set your group off on their topic
  • A Discovery package zoo visit to enrich pupil learning
  • A follow-up virtual call to round off your topic

£12.50 per pupil


Education Workshops

Join us for an unforgettable day where we help your students delve into the world of Dartmoor Zoolearn more about our animals and the conservation work we do through our workshops and guided tours, all of which we can adapt to meet the needs of your class.  When booking please let us know the objective of your trip so we can tailor your visit to meet your learning needs as much as possible.

Our inclusive, active workshops provide cross-curricular opportunities and are designed to enrich children’s learning experiences. Created in line with National Curriculum objectives, they can support your classroom teaching, launch your topic or simply provide a fun day out! 

Our workshops last for 45 minutes and can accommodate a maximum of 30 students.


EYFS

Want to support your class’ wellbeing or help them to explore the natural world around them? We have crafted our workshops to do just that, take a look here:

Download EYFS PDF

KS1

If your class are ready to go on a journey to Africa or are beginning to look at similarities and differences between animals, we have just the workshops to support your classroom teaching, click here to have a look:

Download KS1 PDF

KS2

At Dartmoor Zoo, we can bring your topics to life, need to teach your class about the rainforest. classification, adaptation, evolution or climate change? We have just the activities (and animals!) to help you. Find out more here:

Download KS2 PDF

 

Secondary

Dive deeper into the world of Dartmoor Zoo and enrich children’s learning experiences with our varied workshops for KS3 and KS4. Learn more here:

Download Secondary PDF

Post-16

Our post 16 workshops provide opportunities for students to design, debate and discuss. We are also able to offer bespoke sessions if none of our set workshops meet your needs – click here to learn more:

Download Post-16 PDF

Premium

Our three premium workshops offer a fun, in-depth look at a topic over a whole visit (10am to 2pm). They are designed for students from Key Stage 3 upwards. Learn more here:

Download Premium PDF

 


Education Pass for Alternative Providers

Here at Dartmoor Zoo, we understand that learning does not need to be confined to the classroom walls and that for some students an outdoor learning environment can support their engagement. We have 10 years experience working directly with alternative providers and have won awards for the programmes we have developed. We are pleased to now offer our new Alternative Provider Education Pass.

With our education pass, you will have a unique opportunity to visit our site with unlimited student admission during term time*. Whether you have one student who needs to escape into nature, or a group of students who want to learn more about the natural world, our education pass has the flexibility for you to do this. Whatever your students needs, our education pass provides an opportunity to tailor and enrich students’ experiences and diversify their learning opportunities away from the normal classroom environment. 

*T&Cs apply

To find out more, email us for information and eligibility.


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