2. FEATHER, FUR & SCALES

The ideal Animal Classification talk

Location
Small Animal House (Canopy Seating Area)

Session Details

Up close encounter and hands on experience with animals such as owls, guinea pigs, tortoises, snakes, and lizards.

This talk is ideal for pupils to learn the basics of animal classification and discuss the characteristics of mammals, birds and reptiles, and what makes these groups of animals so different from one another.

Animals featured in this session may vary.

National Curriculum science topics covered in the above education sessions

Foundation Stage   

Communication and language
Physical development
Personal, social and emotional development
Mathematics
Understanding the world

Key Stage 1, Year 1
Working scientifically 
Animals, including humans

Key Stage 1, Year 2
Working scientifically
Living things and their habitats
Animals, including humans

Key Stage 2, Year 3 
Animals, including humans

Key Stage 2, Year 4 
Living things and their habitats
Animals, including humans

Key Stage 2, Year 5 
Living things and their habitats

Key Stage 2, Year 6 
Living things and their habitats
Evolution and inheritance

Sessions mainly cover science topics however there is also cross-curricular learning in subjects such as English Language, Geography, and Mathematics