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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Everything you need to plan your school trip to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Including free teaching resources & workshop information.

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire

Ongoing

What we love

Unique opportunities for learners of all ages and abilities to interact with wetland wildlife from the UK and across the world.
100% of visiting teachers surveyed would recommend a trip to Slimbridge Wetland Centre.
Free teaching resources to accompany your school trip to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and to use back in the classroom.
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“Easiest trip to organise and best response from staff I have had in 20 years of teaching.”

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School trip offer

Full day admission without a learning session (self-guided visit): Preschool: £3.10 Reception-KS2 £6.10, KS3-KS4 £6.40 & KS5+ £8.50 per student
Full day admission with a learning session: Preschool: £6.20 Reception-KS2 £6.90, KS3-KS4 £7.20 & KS5+ £9.40 per student
Free adult tickets (number dependent on age of students, see the 'School Trip Offer' section for details)
Rate available for school groups of 12+. Free adult places available (see above for ratios & details). Extra adult tickets £11.20. All tickets subject to availability.

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

Find out more or start planning your school trip to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

About WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Slimbridge Wetland Centre provides unique opportunities for learners of all ages and abilities to interact with birds, mammals and amphibians from the UK and across the world.

Their educational visit packages cover key science, geography, history and PSHE topics from EYFS to university level.

They include curriculum-linked learning sessions, pre and post visit session plans and a range of interactive resources that can be used to enhance learning on the day.

As one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor education, WWT know that people learn best through real-life experiences and hands-on activities.

Join them for an action-packed day of exploration and discovery.

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School trip & venue info

We're here to provide you with everything you need to plan your school trip to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Curriculum links

Subjects: Biology, Geography, Science

Topics: Animals, Evolution, Food Chains & Food Webs, Habitats & Environment, Health, Fitness & Wellbeing, Life Processes, Living Things & Habitats, Plants, The Environment, Water Cycle, Wellbeing

Ages & suitability

Suitable for: EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

Age Groups: Under 5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Min. Age: Suitable for all ages

Things to know

Teachers: Free adult tickets (number dependent on age of students, see the 'School Trip Offer' section for details)

Min. Group Size: 12 students

Adult/Student Ratio: Ratios dependent on age of students. See the 'School Trip Offer' section for details

SEND: Suitable for children with SEND (please speak to us for more information)

Toilet Facilities: Toilet facilities are available on-site

Risk Assessment: A risk assessment is available

First Aid: A qualified first aider is on-site at all times

Accessibility

Find out everything you need to know about the Accessibility of this school trip in the link below.

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

Address

Newgrounds Lane
Gloucestershire
GL2 7BT

Coach parking & drop-off

On-site coach parking available

Times

Mon-Sun:
9:30am-5:30pm

Closing times are subject to change, please check their website.

Duration

Dependent on workshop or session

Dates

Ongoing

Workshops & add-ons

At Venue

Learn more about pond animals as part of your school trip to WWT Slimbridge.

KS1, KS2, KS3

At Venue

Learn more about how birds differ from us as part of your school trip to WWT Slimbridge.

EYFS, KS1

At Venue

Learn more about plastic pollution as part of your school trip to WWT Slimbridge.

KS3

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Free Teaching Resources

Download these free teaching resources from WWT for students to discover food chains and webs.

KS1, KS2, KS3

Download these free teaching resources from WWT to learn more about and explore different animal habitats.

KS1, KS2

Download these free teaching activity resources from WWT for students to get creative making their own bird watching binoculars.

KS1, KS2

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