Design School Trip Ideas

What is a design school trip? Looking to plan an educational design school trip and need some ideas and options for your pupils and students, which involves experiencing a design environment outside of the classroom but will compliment alongside your National Curriculum key stage study topic such as DT, literature, art, music, science, engineering, and business.

Design is often interlinked with Art, Technology and STEM in many industries/services today these go hand in hand lets take the fashion industry items are designed and manufactured in modern factories were technology plays a big part in the process from online design software to automated machinery that cuts, stiches and boxes these goods for the consumer market.

One school trip idea is a museum for your pupils to experience the design thinking process this would feature various designs and designers through exhibits and hands on workshops were they will learn and gain skills and knowledge of products, industrial processes, graphics, fashion, architectural design through the ages.

Who knows one of your pupils in the future might be the next big designer in a specific industry or service, but for now let’s get them on a Design School Trip Experience.

Design School Trip & Workshop Ideas

Yorks Chocolate Story

York’s Chocolate Story delivers wonderful educational tours, where your students will be given the chance to explore the origins of chocolate, learn how to taste

Little House of Science

Our workshops are designed to make science fun and exciting for children and help contribute to their understanding of how nature and the world around

Tower Bridge Workshops London

Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your literacy topic, an opportunity for young historians to test their enquiry skills, or for a school trip experience

English Heritage Yorkshire

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

Nenthead Mines & Heritage Centre

An interactive museum dedicated to the story of the mineral mining past of the North Pennines. Launch on a voyage of learning about the people,

Cadbury World Birmingham

Cadbury World in the West Midlands offers a unique experience that gives a fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the nation’s favourite chocolate. Your

Science Museum London

A trip to the Science Museum will enhance your classroom teaching and bring to life the science, technology, engineering, and maths that has shaped our

English Heritage North West

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

English Heritage South West

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

Beaulieu National Motor Museum Hampshire

From the 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey to revolutionary motoring breakthroughs at the National Motor Museum, the attraction offers a wide range of opportunities for educational groups.

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Berkshire

We offer bespoke Curriculum based LEGO Workshops for ages 3-11. Lead by our fully trained Education Team, we cover topics such as Robotics, Underwater Creatures,

English Heritage West Midlands

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

English Heritage East Midlands

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

English Heritage East of England

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

We The Curious Science Centre

Bristol’s science centre is all about asking questions and testing things out, with two floors full of interactive exhibits, new experience Project What If and

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, Oxfordshire provides 1000 years of History perfect for educational historical learning. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086

Hautbois Activity Centre Norfolk

By visiting Hautbois Activity Centre you can put some fun into the National Curriculum – all our activities encourage healthy living and help make exercise

English Heritage Greater London

Iron Age Settlements, Roman Forts, Medieval Abbeys, Tudor Castles, Victorian Mansions and Gardens, and even World War Fortresses – you name it, our exceptional, out-of-the-classroom

National Motorcycle Museum West Midlands

The world’s only venue demonstrating UK’s proud history of Motorcycle manufacture, with the largest collection of British Motorcycles displayed in 5 Halls. The development from

Science Zone Bournemouth

The Science Zone offers interactive educational experiences, where students can explore life-sized dinosaurs and the Solar System. The variety of activities that are available ensures

English Heritage South East

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

The National Videogame Museum Sheffield

The National Videogame Museum is the UK’s only museum dedicated solely to videogames with a mission to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret videogames for everyone.

Paultons Theme Park Hampshire

Paultons Theme Park Hampshire is home to 70 rides and attractions, and set in over 140 acres of beautiful gardens, Paultons is the ideal venue

Silverstone Museum Northamptonshire

At Silverstone Museum, students can explore the home of British Motor Racing! School groups will have the chance to learn about the history, engineering, and

Tower Bridge London

Tower Bridge is a world-famous landmark that provides educational groups with unforgettable school trip experiences. From exploring the high-level walkways to uncovering the history of

Victoria Art Gallery Bath

Victoria Art Gallery offer fantastic enrichment learning interactive opportunities in arts and crafts for children to experience, explore and have fun with varoius resources and

The Hive Environmental Centre Essex

The Hive Environmental Centre Essex provides students of all ages with environmental education interlinked to the National Curriculum to support classroom-based learning through practical real-word

Carlisle Castle Cumbria

An impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for Medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics. Carlisle Castle provides students with a sense

National Galleries of Scotland

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art boasts an array of indoor and outdoor modern and contemporary art, set in two sculpture parks. See our

Lullingstone Roman Villa

One of the most important and complete Roman villas in Britain. It is home to some outstanding mosaics and an extensive range of collections and

The Design Museum London

The Design Museum London is the world’s leading venue devoted to contemporary design. Students will experience the design industry with Its learning tours and workshop

English Heritage North East

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

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