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planning a school visit

Give your school group an unforgettable learning experience. You will find our curriculum-based Education Programme is flexible, interactive and lots of fun!

Encounter an exotic world of butterflies and birds, mammals and minibeasts, reptiles and rodents, all brought up-close by our team of inspiring, knowledgeable guides. With new animals arriving every week, there’s always something new to see. Presentations and hands-on activities are delivered to groups from pre-school to GSCE pupils.

Our excellent educational facilities can accommodate up to 150 school children every day while the Education Centre provides a perfect multi-purpose base for school visits and includes a large, separate toilet block.

Choose from a range of packages according to your group’s age and area of interest and then tailor your visit with a range of themed talks from the centre’s qualified experts.

Please note: A deposit of £30 is required to secure your booking and any outstanding balance must be paid in full on the day of your visit.

Package Jungle Safari Explorer
What’s included? Centre Visit One Guided Session Choice of two Guided Sessions
Children £5.75 per child £6.00 per child £6.25 per child
Adults 1 adult free per 2 children, additional adults £7.50 each 1 adult free per 4 children, additional adults £7.50 each 1 adult free per 6 children, additional adults £7.50 each

Choose Your Session…

All sessions last 30-45 minutes

1. Minibeasts – All things great and small

2. Feather, Fur and Scales – The ideal animal classification talk

3. Tropical Habitats and Adaptations – Explore the Butterfly Jungle

4. Native Habitats and Conservation – Venture down the nature trail

5. Raptors Galore – Owls, Hawks, Vultures and Falcons

6. Animal Senses – Sight, sound, smell and taste

7. Life on a Farm – Where does your food come from?

8. Lifecycles – Caterpillars to butterflies

Click here for more details on what each Session includes

 

Please view, download and print all the information/documents you need here:

Booking Form 2014

Education Session Summaries

Visit Information 2014

Education Package Information 2014

Health and Safety

Teachers and group leaders/supervisors must review the following health and safety documents prior to visiting the centre.

Code of Practice – Advice to Teachers and Others

Avoiding infection on Farm Visits

Centre Risk Assessment

 

For more information or to make a booking call us now on 01909 569416 and dial option 20 (Reception is manned Monday – Friday, 9am – 2pm) or email education@butterflyhouse.co.uk