Preparatory School pupils got up close and personal with creatures great and small on a recent visit.
Rydal Penrhos’ reception class visited Pili Palas Nature World on Friday, March 31, which is situated on the Isle of Anglesey.
During their trip, the group got to learn more about the wide range of wildlife situated at the site, while also getting the chance to learn more about the life cycle of a butterfly with a special talk.
In addition, the pupils also got the chance to hold a number of creatures including cockroaches, giant millipedes and farmyard animals, before enjoy some activity in the outdoor play area.
The highlight for most of the pupils, however, was seeing the multi-coloured chameleon that is one of the star attractions at Pili Palas.
This is the latest in a series of trips put on by the dedicated staff operating within the Prep School, which have been implemented to give each pupil under their care a chance to learn in a different environment.
Reception teacher Louise Devilleforte, said: “All of the class had a great time and also learned a great deal about the different species they have at Pili Palas.
“Trips like this are key in a child’s learning as it gives them a hands-on look, rather than just seeing videos and textbooks, so it was a very worthwhile trip and one that continues to be very popular.
“We are already looking forward to coming back next year and I would like the staff there for being so accommodating and giving us a very warm welcome.”
A full gallery from the trip can be found here