Keeper School (12-14 years)

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Keeper School is a one day programme designed to provide young people aged 12-14 years with the perfect basis for a future career with animals. This programme will enable participants to reinforce their GCSE Science coursework with hands on experience, make more informed choices for sixth form and college and enjoy a taste of Blackpool Zoo Keeper Academy, the next step to their dream job.

Course Dates

  • Course 1 –  Friday 22nd February, 2019
  • Course 2 –  Sunday 23rd June, 2019 (fully booked)
  • Course 3 –  Saturday 22nd June, 2019

The one day Keeper School programme costs £95 per child.

This includes an academic folder and an e-mail with a link to all the photos taken over the day (you will have 4 weeks to download and save the images).

Other benefits for parents/guardians over the one day programme include one free adult admission, a free car parking pass and a discount card for the shop (10% discount) and café (20% discount). These will be available to collect from Keeper School staff on the first morning of the course. 

In addition for only £10 per t-shirt and £25 per hoodie, bright blue Keeper School uniform can be ordered using the application form.

How to book

In order to book a place you must complete a registration form (and return to us with written signatures) and make payment for the course. Completed application forms must be sent within 14 days of the date you make payment. 

Your place on the course will be reserved once we recieve a completed registration form, however your place will not be secure until you have made payment. 

Click HERE to make payment online and secure your place today!



Please email zoo.school@blackpoolzoo.org.uk or telephone 01253 830805, if you have questions or queries regarding any aspect of the Keeper School course and the application process.

Important information

Please ensure you read and understand the following information before completing a registration form and making payment:

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Children under three are free!

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