Online resources for school groups visiting Whipsnade Zoo
Make an impact on your students learning by using our wildlife teaching resources, which are designed complement their visit. From equipping students with the knowledge to carrying out their own animal behavioural study to animal treasure hunts, our resources will help capture the imagination of your students both in the classroom and at the Zoo.
We can also bring the Zoo to you with our digital outreach sessions, where we link up to your classroom via Teams, Zoom or Google Meet live from Whipsnade Zoo!
Wildlife teaching resources
Online Resources for Early Years
Taking first steps towards understanding wildlife, like drawing a butterfly cycle or exploring the Zoo with rhymes.
Online Resources for Key stage 1
From treasure hunts to counting animals, our online teaching resources to help students learn about science, maths and art!
Online Resources for Key stage 2
Teaching resources to help students aged 7 to 11 learn more about the natural world, by designing enclosures, studying animals and more!
Online Resources for Key stage 3
Helping students aged between 11 and 15 connect with wildlife, and feel empowered to protect the natural world.
Online Resources for Key stage 4
Are your students smarter than a chimpanzee? Test their short-term memories and learn more about
Online Resources for Post-16
Understand the science of animal taxonomy and learn how our expert Zookeepers provide enrichment for our chimp troop!
Supporting wildlife education
We support local teacher training providers with day long workshops on teaching outside of the classroom, and are beginning to develop training for more experienced staff too.
We're bringing the Zoo to you, with digital learning sessions which support your classroom learning. Calling live from the Zoo, each session is designed to meet specific curriculum links that directly relate to our conservation work.
Whipsnade Zoo Education Access Scheme
Exclusive to schools in the LU1 - LU7 postcode area. Get unlimited access for your school to Whipsnade Zoo for £500.