Let us take your students on an interactive adventure…

 

Make the most of our special winter pricing with our Polar Experience session (KS1 and KS2)

A Polar Explorer greets the group and takes then to an expedition base to escape the roaring winds outside!

Subjects covered

  • How animals and explorers survive in cold environments
  • Features of polar regions, including weather and locations of the North and South pole
  • The life of an Antarctic penguin through the seasons

 

We loved the session and I would recommend it to other schools. Thanks so much!” KS1 Teacher

A welcoming, accessible and interesting session; enabled the children to handle insects and be proud that they had done so.” KS2 Teacher

"The knowledge of the lecturer was fantastic!” KS3 Teacher

"The education session was superb!” KS4 Teacher

Session details

To download further details about the sessions we offer for each key stage please click on the links below:

EYFS

Key stage 1

Key stage 2

Key stage 3

14-19 years

Duration: 45 minutes for EYFS; 55 minutes for KS1 – KS3; 55 minutes or longer for 14-19

Price: £46 (Please note that this does not include entry into the Zoo.) Group entrance rate per student aged 3-18: £6.18. For more pricing information please click here.  

Max number of students: We can accommodate up to 30 students aged 3- 14 and up to 25 students aged 14+ per session

Additional information: Classrooms: We will use one of our themed classrooms to create an exciting learning environment, sometimes with sound effects. Animals: live animals that can be held, touched or viewed at very close quarters are used in all sessions.  Animals include reptiles, mammals and invertebrates. Biofacts: We also use items such as skins, furs, tusks, horns, shells and mounted specimens. Multimedia: Short film clips are often shown to support your chosen topic.

Accessibility

Our classrooms are accessible to wheelchair users; please let us know when booking if any of the students in your group will be using wheelchairs. There are disabled toilets in the Conservation Education Centre, and accessible toilets at various points around the Zoo; we have changing facilities available in the toilets nearest the Butterfly House. We welcome groups with additional needs; please contact us so that we can discuss which session would be most appropriate, and the needs of your group.

How to Book

Please click here for details on how to book; for more information on sessions you can call the Education Bookings Team on 0117 428 5441 or email us at education@bristolzoo.org.uk 

 

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