North Somerset zoo receives education award

PUBLISHED: 10:00 17 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:06 17 May 2018

Noah's Ark receives more than 20,000 school children on organised trips each year. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Noah's Ark receives more than 20,000 school children on organised trips each year. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

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A Wraxall zoo has been awarded an education award.

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm has been awarded the learning outside the classroom quality badge.

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The prize, which it also won in 2017, was given for providing the highest quality learning opportunities in conjunction with the national curriculum.

The zoo has more than 20,000 students visiting on trips each year, from early years to degree level.

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The zoo’s education co-ordinator, Paula Takle, said: “Our aim is to get the next generation out of the classroom and engaged in the natural world around them.

“It’s so fulfilling to see the children inspired and asking questions about all of the animals.”


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