Explore our new and exciting FURTHER EDUCATION opportunity

From animal behaviour to designing their habitats, our curriculum-linked workshops will inspire your students to gain some real zoo case study information to further their learning of the zoo and conservation industry.

COSTS

Our Further Education offer is best experienced as a package of workshops which can be delivered either at the zoo, virtually or at your learning centre. Please note: zoo admission is not included in the package costs.

*Max 25 per group Single workshop 3 workshop package 5 workshop package
Price per group £90 £250 £400

Available to book from September 2022.

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Animal Behaviour

In Zoo Workshop

Join us for an exciting opportunity for your students to carry out a behaviour study at Chester Zoo. Students will understand why behaviour is essential for maintaining animal wellbeing, with case studies of how behaviour studies are used at our zoo.

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Animal husbandry and accommodation

In Zoo Workshop

Discover how new habitats are planned and designed at the zoo, to maintain the highest animal wellbeing standards, and give your students the opportunity to design their own. We’ll visit the sun bear habitat to explore and discuss all the design elements of this amazing habitat.

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Conservation and the role of zoos

Virtual Workshop

Our planet is facing its toughest challenge yet. Students will learn our plan to prevent extinction. Using case studies of our conservation efforts, they will apply our conservation tools to creating their own conservation action plan.

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Animal wellbeing and health

In Zoo Workshop

How does Chester Zoo meet the five key principles of animal wellbeing? Using elephants as a case study, students will delve into our zoo’s experience of maintaining high quality animal health, alongside the management of common zoo-related diseases.

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Sharing our mission at Chester Zoo

In Zoo Workshop or Outreach Workshop

Discover how we prevent extinction, focusing on communication and how to share the message at the zoo and around the world. Students will get the opportunity to plan their own piece of interpretation, raising awareness of a conservation issue or encouraging others to take action to help their chosen species.

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Animal feeding and nutrition

In Zoo Workshop or Outreach Workshop

An exciting opportunity where your students will learn the complexities of feeding our animals to ensure animal health is maintained. This activity-packed workshop encourages students to engage with real-life scenarios giving a true feel for the role of our nutritionist.

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