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Marwell Wildlife


Get up close to the wonders of the natural world!

Description

A visit to Marwell Zoo is a chance to get up close to the wonders of the natural world and help save them. Marwell Wildlife is a charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources.

There are so many things to do on an educational to us. The Education Department offers a wide variety of workshops and conferences for all levels of students from Foundation to Post 16 and above, on a whole range of topics related to our work. Marwell's Education Officers can provide teaching sessions in the Science & Learning Centre for a range of age groups on a variety of topics designed to help you get more out of your day at Marwell. Teaching methods are varied to suit the group or class. The sessions are educational with a strong link to the National Curriculum, but to create an engaging experience the emphasis is on first hand opportunities and participation. Please click on the link for further information on the workshops:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/education/planning/introduction.asp?css=1

You are equally welcome to come for a self guided zoo visit and to use any of our free online resources to help plan activities for your trip:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/education/resources/resources.asp?css=1#ks1


Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
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4.8
20 reviews


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(July 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 14688 )




(July 2019 - Primary - Post No: 14628 )




(June 2019 - Primary - Post No: 13426 )




(April 2019 - Primary - Post No: 11365 )




It was a great educational visit. The children really enjoyed the experience of seeing animals up close - particularly the meerkats. The staff at the zoo were friendly. Coaches were on time. (January 2019 - Primary - Post No: 9028 )




fantastic (November 2018 - Primary - Post No: 8162 )




(October 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7041 )




This was an enriching and practical opportunity for students to put into practice what they have learnt over the course. (September 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 6016 )




(September 2018 - Primary & Secondary - Post No: 5955 )




(July 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 5716 )




(June 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 3956 )




(June 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 3955 )




(June 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 3942 )




Alot to walk and not great lunch/play area. (May 2018 - Primary - Post No: 3678 )




Alot to walk and not great lunch/play area. (May 2018 - Primary - Post No: 3677 )




Easy secure lots to do (April 2018 - Primary - Post No: 2926 )




(March 2018 - Primary - Post No: 2074 )




(March 2018 - Primary - Post No: 1867 )




(March 2018 - Primary - Post No: 1507 )




(January 2018 - Primary - Post No: 747 )




Contact

Marwell Wildlife
Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH
LOtC

Pricing

Entrance to the Park is specially discounted for School visits whether taking one of our Education workshops or coming on an Educational Self Guided Park Visit, during term time weekdays.

Accompanying staff are admitted free of charge on a ratio of 1 to every 6 pupils and additional staff are £7.50 unless they are carers or special needs assistants who are also admitted free of charge. For pre school aged children so under 4's we allow 1 free staff member for every 3 children entering the park. Workshops are charged separately at £20 (From Autumn 2012 ) for up to 30 children.

Schools may choose to either pay on the gate or to be invoiced after their visit. Invoicing incurs a £5.00 + VAT charge for administration.

Marwell Wildlife Entry (3-16+yrs)

Autumn Term 2012 - £4.80 per child
Spring Term 2013 - £4.80 per child
Summer Term 2013 - £6.90 per child

Workshops with the Education Department (4-14yrs)

£20.00 per workshop per session (min 10, max 30 children)

Opening Times

Marwell opens every day (except Christmas and Boxing Day) at 10am.

Last entry is 90 mins before closing time. Note: closing time in winter is subject to weather conditions. Please allow approximately four to five hours for your visit.

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Our opening time calendar can be seen here:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/planning_your_day/times_prices.asp?css=1

Contact

Marwell Wildlife
Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH
LOtC

Pricing

Entrance to the Park is specially discounted for School visits whether taking one of our Education workshops or coming on an Educational Self Guided Park Visit, during term time weekdays.

Accompanying staff are admitted free of charge on a ratio of 1 to every 6 pupils and additional staff are £7.50 unless they are carers or special needs assistants who are also admitted free of charge. For pre school aged children so under 4's we allow 1 free staff member for every 3 children entering the park. Workshops are charged separately at £20 (From Autumn 2012 ) for up to 30 children.

Schools may choose to either pay on the gate or to be invoiced after their visit. Invoicing incurs a £5.00 + VAT charge for administration.

Marwell Wildlife Entry (3-16+yrs)

Autumn Term 2012 - £4.80 per child
Spring Term 2013 - £4.80 per child
Summer Term 2013 - £6.90 per child

Workshops with the Education Department (4-14yrs)

£20.00 per workshop per session (min 10, max 30 children)

Opening Times

Marwell opens every day (except Christmas and Boxing Day) at 10am.

Last entry is 90 mins before closing time. Note: closing time in winter is subject to weather conditions. Please allow approximately four to five hours for your visit.

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Our opening time calendar can be seen here:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/planning_your_day/times_prices.asp?css=1

Get up close to the wonders of the natural world!

Description

A visit to Marwell Zoo is a chance to get up close to the wonders of the natural world and help save them. Marwell Wildlife is a charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources.

There are so many things to do on an educational to us. The Education Department offers a wide variety of workshops and conferences for all levels of students from Foundation to Post 16 and above, on a whole range of topics related to our work. Marwell's Education Officers can provide teaching sessions in the Science & Learning Centre for a range of age groups on a variety of topics designed to help you get more out of your day at Marwell. Teaching methods are varied to suit the group or class. The sessions are educational with a strong link to the National Curriculum, but to create an engaging experience the emphasis is on first hand opportunities and participation. Please click on the link for further information on the workshops:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/education/planning/introduction.asp?css=1

You are equally welcome to come for a self guided zoo visit and to use any of our free online resources to help plan activities for your trip:

http://www.marwell.org.uk/education/resources/resources.asp?css=1#ks1