Secondary Schools

Custom School Trip Options

Teaching Sessions

Opt for a 30 minute teaching session in our Visitor Enrichment Centre and your students will enjoy interactive multimedia teaching on one of the following curriculum topics:

  • Evolution
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Welfare and Training
  • Endangered Animals and the Law
  • Woburn and Conservation
  • Role of a Modern Zoo
  • Classification
  • Habitats and Adaptations
  • Science in the Workplace

If you haven't seen a topic to suit your objectives, then please contact us to discuss a bespoke session that meets your requirement

Extended Education Programmes

Secondary schools can book a range of day long programmes including:

  • Applied Science Day includes an educational talk of your choice, a tour guide for your coach and the chance to interview keepers about their role

  • Psycology Day, comprising animal behaviour research activities and animal management training

  • Working with Animals Day or Week programmes based on popular school holiday programmes. these offer students practical, hands on activities, helping with animal collection management, captive breeding and conservation. This is the prefect course for students wishing to follow a career with animals

Please contact us for more information about these programmes including availablity and prices.

Feeding Time

When it gets to 'feeding-time' there is a self-service restaurant and plenty of outdoor picnic areas. An indoor picnic area is also available for schools, please reserve spaces when you book.

For more information please contact the Education Department  on 01525 292124 or email