Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Home Schooler’s Day!

Home-schooled children and guardians are invited, at a DISCOUNTED RATE, to discover the animal kingdom – SELECTED DATES AVAILABLE!

Zoo Admission Prices

Child (2-4 years): £6.50 each
Child (5-11 years):
£9 each
Child (12-16 years): £10 each
Adult: £11 each

Please note; zoo admission must be pre-booked by calling our Bookings Team.

Home Schoolers Dates & Sessions

Our award-winning Discovery & Learning Team will be giving engaging animal and wildlife sessions around the zoo covering the national curriculum for all learners from EYFS to KS4 – ONLY £3 per child!

This cost also covers a resource activity that your child can use to accompany their visit and compliment their learning. Additional activity packs (if required) are available for £1 per child.

CLASSIFICATION

Aldabra Tortoise

Mon 9th Sept 2019

This session will cover the differences between animals and what exactly makes them different from each other.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

HABITATS

Mon 14th Oct 2019

This session will cover different habitats and students will use artefacts to discover what adaptations animals have to help them survive.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

WHO EATS WHO

Mon 11th Nov 2019

This session will cover what animals like to eat, looking at skulls and teeth.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

BIODIVERSITY & CONSERVATION

Mon 9th Dec 2019

This session will discover what biodiversity means, why all animals are important and how we can work together to save the natural world.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS

Pileated Gibbon

Mon 13th Jan 2019

This session focuses on gibbon behaviour and will be looking at Twycross Zoo’s gibbons to help fill in a ethogram.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

ANIMAL WELFARE

Mon 10th Feb 2019

This session will focus on what animals need, how to look after them and will involve enrichment making and delivery.

10.45am: 4-5 year olds
11.20am: 5-7 year olds
12pm: 7-11 year olds
1.30pm: 11-16 year olds

 

Book Your Place Today!

Please note; zoo admission and education sessions must be pre-booked by calling our Bookings Team.

CALL US: 01827 883140

EMAIL US: bookings@twycrosszoo.org

Terms & Conditions

All children must be supervised by a parent/guardian. Pre-booking for zoo admission and sessions is essential and must be paid at time of booking. Sessions are limited to 20 people. Pre-booking is only available by calling 01827 883140 or for more information email bookings@twycrosszoo.org. Those not booked on a session will be turned away. Siblings and additional home-schooled children who are not participating in the sessions are welcome to come along, however they will not be able to take part. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to change.

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