Chessington World of Adventures


 

Workshops & Events at Chessington

We work with education advisers and teachers to create a range of workshops and events for pupils in Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 with a balance of education, and fun, bringing learning alive.

Animal Magic – Primary

Feel closer to nature with our animal based talks. You will enter the world of some amazing creatures.

• In The Wild – Science (QCA – SoW – 2C)

An amazing range of animals.

• Biting – Science (QCA – SoW – 3A)
How animal teeth adapted to eating habits.

• Bones – Science (QCA – SoW – 4A)
The role of animal bones.

• Animals House – Science ( QCA – SoW – 4A)

Living environments and the food chain worldwide.

Key Stage 1 (5-7 yrs), Key Stage 2 ( 7-11 yrs) | Science

Animal Magic – Secondary

Students have a look at the animal kingdom through differing topics such as ecology,natural habitats and conservation,

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16) | Science

Art & Design – Secondary

Explore different theme areas, from the graphics behind planning sketches, logos and merchandising.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16) | Art & Design

Chessington as a Business (Applied GCSE & A Level)

The different departments including recruitment and each attraction structure.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16), Key Stage 5 (Ages 16-18) | Business Studies

Conservation

An glimpse into the history of Zoos. take a trip to Ancient Egypt then on to Rome and back to Victorian England finishing in the modern times.

Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11), Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16) | Science

Design & Technology – Primary

How a fairground ride works, with pulleys, gears, levers, cams and cranks.

Key Stage 1 (Ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Design & Technology

Forces – Primary

An opportunity for students to experience the effects of push and pull, water force and the force of air with demonstrations and practical work.

Key Stage 1 (Ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Science

Fur, Feathers & Fins – Primary

Discover the relationship between land animals and sea animals in the Zoo and Sea Life Centre.

Key Stage 1 (Ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Science

Geography – Primary

Discuss the origins of various animals in the zoo. Using maps we indicate different species worldwide and how they are diminishing.

Key Stage 1 (Ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Geography

Geography – Secondary

Students study the impact on the local economy and environment when building a theme park.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16) | Geography

Guest Care

See the training we give our staff helping them deal with guests professionally.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16), Key Stage 5 (Ages 16-18) | Business Studies

Human Resources

Discover the methods of recruitment, training, managing and motivating staff members.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16), Key Stage 5 (Ages 16-18) | Business Studies

Information and Communication Technology – Secondary

Show your students office procedures, information collection and the ride controls that we use to run the park.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16) | Business Studies, ICT

Interdependence & Adaptation

See the relationships between plants and animals, in different habitats, and how they depend upon each other.

Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14) | Science

Marketing (Applied GCSE & A Level)

Understand the different marketing techniques used to ensure that our customers’ needs are met.

Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14), Key Stage 4 (Ages 14-16), Key Stage 5 (Ages 16-18) | Business Studies, Marketing

SEA LIFE Adventures – Primary

Pupils dip into the habitat, diet and behaviour of the stingray, shark, seahorse, starfish and more, at our Sea Life Centre.

Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11) | Science