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We provide a whole range of educational animal, nature and outdoor activities for Schools, Pre-school, Nurseries, Private Creches or Childminders and Children's Centres. Whether its part of the key stage curriculum or just an end of term fun session, our educational interactive encounters and outdoor activities provide a unique experience for all the children, teachers and support staff too! 

Choice of Workshops

Our staff are experienced and trained in pitching our encounters or activities at the relevant age groups, ensuring that the children understand the level of information being provided to them.

Our Early Years Workshops are designed for Nurseries, Pre-Schools and Children's Centres. Our Primary Workshops encompass Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum based subjects and topics. Finally, our Young People's Workshops can be tailored around Key Stages 3 and 4.

Teachers Experience

For teachers and teaching assistants we offer a Teachers Experience, where we can provide informative and practical guidance on a range of animal, nature or bushcraft skills.


We can visit your school and cover most of London and the South-East, parts of the Home Counties and parts of East Anglia with our mobile outreach team. 


Early Years WorkshopsEarly Years Workshops



Early Years: Nurseries, Pre-schools and Childrens Centre’s

For Nurseries and Pre-schools, our workshops support the EYFS. As Childrens Centres can vary in attending age range, all workshop sessions will be pitched according to the age of the children that are present on the day.

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Curriculum Based - Key Stage 1 and 2Curriculum Based - Key Stage 1 and 2

Our diverse and unique coverage of animal, nature and outdoor activities ensure that we can adapt many of the Key Stage curriculum based topics and subjects across a whole range of interactive and educational activities.

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Primary WorkshopsPrimary Workshops


Key Stages 1 & 2 

Our workshops support the Key Stages 1 & 2 curriculum. Workshop sessions will be pitched according to the year groups being presented to. Covering a multitude of different subjects, our interactive learning experience for the primary years provides a chance to get close to a number of different animals, giving the children a unique opportunity they just would not get at a zoo or wildlife park.

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Schools Reviews

"The children had a fantastic time and enjoyed meeting you all. I really hope we have the opportunity to work with you again." - Mrs Gillett from Copnor Infants School - Portsmouth

"I just wanted to drop you a line to say a massive thank you to you and your wonderful staff for the numerous workshops that you put on for us yesterday. The staff room and classrooms have been buzzing about the day, and it is evident that the children were all totally enthused. The year 6 teacher told me it was lovely to see their class with the look of a year 1 awe and wonder in their eyes. Your teams were so knowledgeable about the animals, and supported the children in their experiences. The staff have actually asked if you could come back next year! Please pass on my thanks to the team." - Mrs Brown from Applecroft Primary School - Welwyn Garden City

"The children have all gained so much from the experience and teachers have cleverly organised curriculum opportunities so that I'm still seeing photos and work relating to snakes, spiders etc around the school! - Mrs Lilley from Birkbeck Primary School - Sidcup