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Our Visit To Your School

Introduction

Exmoor Zoo has an award winning team of education officers and volunteers, a visit to the zoo will guarantee to be an educational experience for visitors of all ages and abilities. From school visits, birthday parties, outreach visits to the numerous events & activities within the zoo, you will be sure to find your learning experience with Exmoor zoo is fun & unique. For many visitors to the zoo joining in with one of the many events or activities proves to be the highlight of their visit or holiday. The zoo's education team assists many organisations every year and  we are only too happy to help assist you with planning your visit to us. Planning an event outside the zoo? The zoos education team visits many thousands of people as part of its outreach programme  so why not ask about help  with your event. We hope you find that at Exmoor zoo education comes naturally!

Educational visits prices can only be given to schools.  They cannot be given to clubs, groups or societies.

Education office show a child and their parents a millipede

Our Visit to you

It is not always possible for a school or college to visit the zoo. The cost of travel, distance or size of group may make coming to the zoo impractical or in some cases impossible, our Exmoor weather can also be unpredictable! For this reason the zoo has for many years provided an extremely popular outreach service for schools, colleges and educational groups The zoo works with many schools, community colleges and outside organizations, not just at the zoo, but also out and about. Visits from the zoos outreach team are fun, educational and closely linked to the national curriculum or your particular area of interest or study.  Visits include a variety of live animals, customs seizures and objects to examine appropriate to the subject or topic in question. For a small extra charge we can also include relevant simple craft activities. Our outreach visits are full covered by third party liability insurance and visiting staff hold a current enhanced CRB. If it is just an hour or a full day the zoos education team can certainly enhance your students learning experience.

Educational visit to a school,showing the children a giant snail


"Dear Steve,
Just a short note to say a big thank you to you and all your friends for coming to our school and making your talk such a memorable experience for our Pres school, reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children. I have to say having spent considerable time with our children this was the quietest and most attentive I have ever seen them. They were hanging on your every word it was truly amazing."
Mrs. K
Kingsley School

"Thankyou for your fantastic contribution to the ignition days at Chumleigh community college. All the feedback I have had from pupils, staff and parents has been extremely positive. The children had a wonderful day. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to my colleagues both in secondary and primary education."
Mr P
Vice principal

For more information you can email bookings@exmoorzoo.co.uk

Educational visit to your school

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http://www.biaza.org.uk/education/goodzoosresources/