Higher Learning

LDWP has developed bespoke practical workshops enhancing students’ knowledge of the daily practical, research and conservation based activities that take place within the wildlife park.

The LDWP team offer Modular Animal Care Sessions for students studying animal care on further education courses. These provide detailed and specific information and allow access to areas of the zoo not normally available for the public to view.

Each module is 2 hours. One hour is spent in a classroom setting providing background information and an introduction to the topic. The other hour is out in the zoo participating in a tailored behind-the-scenes experience.

The modular sessions enable visiting students to get the perfect combination of topics for their animal care course; topics include;

  1. Role of Zoos
  2. Animal Handling
  3. Zoo Animal Diet & Health
  4. Animal Restraint
  5. Animal Training
  6. Enclosure Design
  7. Enrichment Strategies
  8. Conservation in Action

£10.00 per student

This includes entry to the LDWP and one modular session.  Free teacher supervisory places are provided at a ratio of 1 free teacher per 10 students

Contact our educator on education@lakedistrictwildlifepark.com to discuss your requirements

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