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With over 110 species to discover, Belfast Zoo is the perfect setting for your next educational field trip. We deliver a range of educational programmes that meet current curriculum requirements, with options to suit all ages and abilities.

Our education animals include:

  • Sanchez the leopard gecko
  • Sasha the royal python
  • African pygmy hedgehogs
  • Stick insects
  • White's tree frogs

We have a number of programmes available for all age-ranges.

For more information or to book, you can email or call 028 9077 6277 (extension 204 or 228).

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Early Years Foundation Stage

These hands-on and engaging programmes are designed for 4 to 5-year-olds, which will inspire your young learners to explore and discuss the fascinating world around them, and the animals we share our planet with.

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Key stage 1 and 2

Designed for 5 to 11-year-olds, our hands-on workshops include entrancing and engaging activities about the animal kingdom and their natural habitats.

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Key Stage 3 and 4

Designed for 11 to 16-year-olds, our hands-on workshops include engaging activities and case studies to help students understand the global efforts to protect and preserve global wildlife.

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Higher Education

These topics are aimed to students aged 16+ and provide expert insight to the role of global zoos and how they interlink with external companies and other are of employment.

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SEN (Special Educational Needs)

Our new SEN programme aims to adapt topics to suit a range of special educational needs and are sensory tailored specifically to students.

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Questions and answers

Questions and answers about our education programmes

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