PROJECT SCHOOLS

This area of our work focusses on schools which face barriers to engaging with Chester Zoo.

The criteria for schools being eligible for this service is that they have a high percentage of students receiving free school meals (32% or higher), and that they are within 60 minutes’ drive time from Chester Zoo. Following this schools will be prioritised by those which have not previously visited/been visited by Chester Zoo or have not visited for a long time. This project approach aims to inspire and enable conservation action through multiple workshops with a common theme.

The delivery offer includes:

  • Kickstarter meeting to introduce the school staff to the project, additional FREE learning resources that we have on offer, and ideas for how the teachers can make this a cross-curricular project for all year groups.
  • Between two and four Safari Ranger led interactive workshops in the school setting for each class.
  • A visit to Chester Zoo including teaching and activities led by the wider Chester Zoo education team.
  • Creative work to enable reflection and recording of learning.
  • An event or display within school to enable sharing of learning with wider school community.

PROJECT TOPICS

To find out more about available project topics contact our

Safari Ranger Team

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