Take your learning out of the classroom and into the wild this year with a trip to London Zoo.

With over 600 different species to meet, wildlife conservation stories to explore and links to subjects across the curriculum, get ready to book your most memorable trip ever. We welcome groups of all ages, from Early Years to Post 16, and we welcome home educators too. 

Private nurseries, uniform groups, third party providers and schools outside of term time unfortunately aren’t eligible for education prices. Please see our Education Terms and Conditions for details.

Ready to book?

See our prices and booking form for the 2022/23 Academic Year below. To book a trip, complete the booking form and we will get back to you to confirm availability and cost. Please note that no booking is confirmed until you have received an email confirmation from us.

Preparing for your visit

Teacher with students at London Zoo in lemur enclosure
Planning your trip

Preparing for your education visit

Everything you need to plan your trip, including risk assessments, payment information and how to get to the Zoo

What to do at the zoo?

Need help planning your visit?

We would be delighted to work with you to help you plan your day and discuss how the learning opportunities can be maximised. To book a planning consultation with one of our team, just follow the link below. To help us prepare, please include the details of your intended learning outcomes and any other relevant information. This meeting will take place online via Microsoft Teams.


Find out what's on at the zoo during your visit

The Zoo has a regular daily talk schedule that you can plan into your day - download our map to help plan your route between them!


Animal activities to support your learning

Student exploring the rainforest with a spotters guide resource
Animal activities to support your learning

Teaching resources

We’ve got a flock of educational resources to bring your learning to life, from animal art to understanding the climate crisis.

Educational events and online outreach

Throughout the year we run in person and online events for schools and educators. Find these through the links below

    Asiatic lion Bhanu at London Zoo
    Activities and ideas to liven up your learning

    Supporting Learning Outside the Zoo

    Making sure you have everything you need to help young people explore the natural world and discover how they can work for wildlife. 

    A giraffe headshot with leaves in the background at London Zoo
    Our education events


    Filter by 'Education' to view our events for teachers and students.

Workshops are currently on hold - as we develop new exciting opportunities!

We are currently reviewing our educational offer to ensure schools make the most of the Zoo’s unique learning opportunities throughout their trip. To provide time to work on this with visiting schools we are not currently taking bookings for workshops this school year (2022-23).

    Group of Humboldt penguins at London Zoo
    Supporting access for all

    Supporting students with SEND

    Creating learning experiences that are accessible for people of all needs and abilities.

    Students looking at the giant tortoises
    Hands on learning

    Practical courses for alternative groups

    Providing positive experiences for those disengaged from mainstream education and re-engage these groups with nature and the world around them. 

    Keeper with okapi at London Zoo
    Learn about working for wildlife

    Careers Talks, Courses and Events

    Helping young people explore what future might be possible for them, as well as related courses to enable them to gain the necessary experience and employability skills to achieve their goals. 

    Students pointing at penguins on school trip at London Zoo
    Connecting our community with nature

    Education Access Scheme

    Building relationships with our local schools in Camden and Westminster, to inspire the conservationists of tomorrow.