School Visits

Experience! Reliability! Expertise!

At Imperial we have extensive experience in school visits and a wealth of knowledge amongst us.


Our exotic animal talks are specifically targeted at school children from reception class upwards, including secondary schools, colleges and Universities.


They are informative yet fun, ensuring your pupils attention and imagination are captured.


We are able to cover a wide range of topics that include conservation, habitat, diet, adaptations and biology and give you the opportunity to be up close and personal with these magnificent animals.


We can tailor our visits and educational talks to suit each schools needs and our displays can be performed either indoors or outdoors depending on your location and weather.


Contact us for a quote today!


*Travel charge is not included in the list of talks and workshops below*


Talks and Workshops

Owls from the stories

Bring the likes if Sarah, Percy and Bill to the classroom with our ‘Owls from the stories talk’.


This talk will introduce students to the birds behind the story, allowing the children to learn more about owl behaviour, habitats and diets.


They will even be able to witness an owl in flight.


Time: 30 minutes

Price: £75

Feathers and Flights

In many ways birds are unique from other animals.


But the most striking thing about them is their ability to fly.


In this talk we’ll briefly go through why and how birds  fly, and even demonstrate this with

one of our owls.


Time: 30 minutes

Price: £75

Diets and Food chains

In this talk, students will be introduced to a range of different animals, who will demonstrate the range of different diets found in the natural world.


This will then be taken further by establishing the relationships these animals hold with each other, particularly in the context who eats who, and how energy makes it ways from the sun to the belly of an owl.


Of course no live feeding demonstrations will be given, but you will certainly see our animals in action.


Time: 45 minutes

Price: £100

Nocturnal Animals

Learn about the animals that make themselves at home in the dark.


This workshop will introduce students to animals that tend to be more active at night, particularly focusing on the senses that they animals may utilise to help them navigate the world when the sun is down.


This talk will include a range of exotic animals, as well as one of our owls who we will be able to fly for the children.


Time: 45 minutes

Price: £100

Animal adaptations

It can be argued that every feature of an animal has developed to allow them to successfully thrive in their specific habitat, and their specific role within said habitat.


Within this talk students will meet a range of different animals in action, learning about how they have specifically adapted to the world they find themselves in, how they make sure they’re able to obtain food, and how they can avoid being eaten themselves.  


Time: 1 hour

Price: £125

Animal Classifications

What the difference between an invertebrate and a vertebrate?

Which types of animals are cold blooded?

What makes a bird and bird, and why don’t they have hair?


All of these questions and more are covered in the ‘Animal Classifications’ talk, where students will be introduced to animals across a range of different classes: invertebrates; amphibians; reptiles; birds and mammals.


Students will be able to understand how they animals are organised whilst being able to enjoy some of the wonderful things they are capable of.


Time: 1 hour

Price: £125

Animal Interactions

Our most popular workshop, students will get the opportunity to have a one-on-one encounter with one of our animals.


Teachers are able to take photos and additional questions can be asked to our team, providing the opportunity to consolidate learning following our talk.


Animals attending will be discussed when booking is made.


Duration: 20 minutes per session (maximum of 30 pupils per session)

Price: £45 per session

Owl Investigations

In this session, students will have the opportunity to more closely examine owl feathers, and in small groups will undertake their own owl pellet dissections. 


Duration: 30 minutes per session

Price: £30 per session

Skulls and scales

In this session, students will have the opportunity to interact with a range of bio-facts and objects, including animal sheds, feathers, and skulls, providing a more hands on way of learning about how the anatomy of an animal helps with its everyday life.


Duration: 30 minutes per session

Price: £20 per session