The Animal Roadshow

Telephone: 01246 591590

The Animal Roadshow provide a range of interactive, animal presentations and workshops for schools. They have a huge variety of friendly, tame, handleable and trustworthy animals and sessions are delivered by zoologist James McKay a qualified, professional educator with enhanced CRB clearance. The Roadshow will entertain and educate your pupils while helping teachers to achieve their teaching objectives. With access to many different species the roadshow is able to cover a comprehensive range of subjects, topics and themes, allowing you to select the animals, the subject and the level of presentation.


An Animal Roadshow "General Session" remains one of the most popular options with a range of animals covering mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and invertebrates; an ideal introduction to many scientific principles. The session explains the differences between these classes of animal, and also examines the adaptations that allow them to fully exploit their own ecological niche. The content has many cross-curricular links, with strong support for geography, the senses, colour and design, defence mechanisms, history, habitats, conservation, lifestyles and natural history.


Animals include Beetles, Buzzards, Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Cockroaches, Dragons, Eagles, Falcons, Ferrets, Frogs, Gerbils, Giant Rats, Giant Snails, Giant toads, Hawks, Hedgehogs, Iguanas, Lizards, Mantids, Mice, Millipedes, Newts, Owls, Polecats, Rabbits, Rats, Salamanders, Scorpions, Snakes, Spiders, Stick Insects, Tarantulas, Tenrecs, Toads, Tortoises, Tree Frogs and more.


Animal Roadshow sessions are designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and are informative while also being fun, engaging, ‘hands-on’ andexciting. The educational content of each session is sound and accurate, and is always pitched at the appropriate level for the audience. Lesson plans are available for the sessions and a teacher pack is also supplied with work sheets, planning notes, and a CD-ROM of information and relevant images for the visit.

Additional Information

Telephone: 01246 591590
The area/s in which this provider is available are:East Midlands

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