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Discovery sessions

Bring your students on an interactive adventure at Belfast Zoo with our new discovery sessions.

Discovery sessions include an interactive learning session in a classroom setting, worksheets and meeting some of our zoo family. Each session hosts a maximum of 35 students.

Choose from super saver, summer, or enhanced discovery sessions:

Super saver discovery session Time
These classroom sessions last for 45 minutes or 1 hour, depending on the age group. These sessions are available from September to March.  10.15am
 11.15am
 12.15pm
 1.15pm 
Summer discovery session Time 
These classroom sessions last for 45 minutes or 1 hour, depending on the age group. These sessions are available from April to August.  10.15am
 11.15am
 12.15pm
 1.15pm 
Enhanced discovery session Time
These sessions combine enhanced classroom learning with interactive learning on the zoo site. These sessions last between one and two hours, depending on age group. These sessions are available from September to March.
Morning and afternoon sessions are available with flexibility to suit you.  

 
Themes and curriculum 

We offer various themes for each Key Stage.

Download our education service brochure (PDF - 5.4MB) or select the key stage to choose your theme and for full details of curriculum content and learning outcomes for each discovery session: 

Health and safety

To help keep everyone safe during visits, we’ve carried out a risk assessment which explains any potential hazards.

Discovery session risk assessments (Word - 80KB)

More information

Download our education service brochure (PDF - 5.4MB)

For more information, call us on 028 9077 6277 (extensions 204 or 228).