Amazing Animals

Suitable for KS1

Explore the animal kingdom to bring science and English skills to life. Pupils will investigate animal classification by using gallery displays and handling collections and practise scientific enquiry skills, including observation, prediction and measurement.

This half day session encourages pupils to investigate the different ways in which we classify the animal kingdom, through observation, investigation and exploration.

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Activities include:

  • Identifying the five basic classes of animal, using the fantastic Natural History displays.
  • Learning new scientific vocabulary and understanding how to apply it.
  • Handling skulls to learn more about predators and prey.
  • Practicing teamwork, communication and problem solving skills in interactive activities.

 

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 20 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil ratio: 1:6

Duration: 120 minutes, 10am – 12.30pm

Ipswich Museum

Half day session

£3.80 per child (Ipswich Borough schools)
£4.30 per child (non Borough school)

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Things to note

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

Our team can reserve a date for you at time of booking, but please note the visit will not be confirmed until you receive a booking form.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 20 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

A minimum charge may apply.

Prices are valid until 31st March 2023.

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