Region: West Midlands

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: All Things Wild Nature Centre, Station Road, Honeybourne, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 7QZ

Contact: 01386 833083

Website: https://www.allthingswild.co.uk/

Description

All Things Wild has a range of education packages linking to the National Curriculum, for all ages. These include 'Dinosaur explore', 'Eat, live, share' and 'Animal care'. We also work with schools to help meet their curriculum needs.  An educational visit to All Things Wild can include an educational activity session, animal handling session and a ride through our Dino field. Please see our website, or contact us for more details.  With so much to explore, here at All Things Wild, you're sure to have an amazing time!

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Why you are you a great place for educational visits?

All Things Wild is a friendly, safe and unique learning environment. Our park has so much to explore, from animals to dinosaurs! We are an all-weather attraction with lots of space inside and out, including our dedicated education room.

What does a typical educational visit include?

Tailor your day All Things Wild to suit you! Choose from education activity sessions, talks, animal handling, animal enrichment, a ride through our Dino field, Dino barn activities with a member of staff, and Wild meadow activities (e.g. pond dipping) with a member of staff.

Some examples of our current education packages include:

Aimed at Reception and Key Stage 1:

- Feathers, fur and scales

- Jobs

- Dinosaur explore

Aimed at Key Stage 2:

- Lifecycles and food chains

- Habitats and adaptations

- Bones and stones

Aimed at Key Stage 3 and above:

- Animal care

- Geology and climate change

What group sizes do you cater for?

We cater to groups of all sizes from a class of 10 to a whole school of 100, subject to availability in the diary! Please contact our helpful education team directly (education@allthingswild.co.uk) to plan your visit.

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?

We provide copies of our risk assessments and a 'teacher information pack' as part of the booking process. We can also provide trail sheets to accompany some of our education programs. Teachers are able to undertake pre-visits.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?

Photography is permitted, although please avoid using flash around the animals as it startles them!

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We provide risk assessments during the booking process, teachers are also able to undertake a free pre-visit to help them plan their day.

Does your venue have an education officer?

All Things Wild has a small education team. Please email us on education@allthingswild.co.uk to enquire about what we can offer you, plan your visit, or make a booking.

What is the cost: of the visit?

Our costs vary seasonally, and as we are a young business prices sometimes change. However, they will always be lower than our standard entry prices, which can be found here:
https://www.allthingswild.co.uk/opening-hours-ticket-prices-and-annual-memberships/

Our Summer 2016 education prices are very competitive. New for 2016 we can also tailor your visit from education entry price, to including additional extras such as educational activities, animal handling and a ride through our Dino field. For full details and current prices please contact us on education@allthingswild.co.uk .

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

We highly recommend strong walking shoes, coats and wellies for wet weather, and hats and sun cream for warm weather.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

We do not legally have to provide a first aider, however many of our staff are first aid trained.

Please list facilities available.

We have a wide range of facilities including our animal park, indoor Dino barn and 'Step through time' dinosaur field. Our indoor play facilities include an indoor beach and soft play. Our outdoor play facilities include a barefoot walk, Dino dig and so much more!

We also have a café, toy shop (including many items under £2), 10 toilets onsite and plenty of hand washing facilities.

What are your disabled facilities?

All Things Wild is wheelchair accessible and has two disabled toilets.

We regularly work with a number of special needs schools and can tailor your visit to meet their needs, for example by providing sensory activities.

What are your opening days and hours?

All Things Wild is open all year round, except for Christmas and Boxing day.

During the Winter our opening times are 10am to 5pm, and in the Summer months we are open until 6pm. Please see our website www.allthingswild.co.uk for more details.

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?

“I just wanted to say thank you very much for the lovely trip today. Both the children and adults thoroughly enjoyed it. A big thank you to yourself and your team”

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

If you are not a school, please note we offer group rates. Please get in touch for more details.


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years

Type of Visit: Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Picnic Areas Wildlife and Nature Zoos

Curriculum Topics Covered: Leisure & Tourism Science

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December


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