The Scottish SPCA's hugely popular free Prevention through Education programme is available to book.

"Great visit. The children thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. Good balance of activities. Sinclairtown Primary School, Fife.

Curriculum for Excellence

Our groundbreaking programme fits into the four capacities of the Curriculum for Excellence, most notably helping children develop into responsible citizens within their communities.

Read more in our Curriculum Links document.

Aimed at Primaries 4-7

Our programme is principally aimed at primaries 4-7, though we will be able to visit your primary school and talk to children of all ages.

Incredible impact

Since 2010 there has been a 112% increase in children reporting animals in danger and a 21% reduction in children reported as being involved in cruelty to animals.

Book our free workshops

Book a visit and we will come along free of charge, with interactive talks and demonstrations by our inspectors, animal rescue officers and education officers which encourage children to treat animals with compassion and respect.

To book, call us on 03000 999 999 (option 5) or complete our online form.

A very informative presentation. Good links with Curriculum for Excellence. Cannich Bridge Primary School, Highlands

Further information

Find out more about our programme in our Prevention through Education booklet.


Download our Pre-school Active Learning About Animals booklet.


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School girl with Scottish SPCA helmet on

Education programme

We spoke to more than 317,000 children in 2014 through our Prevention through Eduation programme