Design and Technology

Design and Technology is a fascinating curriculum topic and there is a huge variety of destinations all around us and in the modern working world for a school trip. You will see design and technology applied to products, enviroments, places and materials. Pupils can experience and gain hands on skills such as designing objects or products and solving problems which helps them build practical skills to use in a future job. See a list of great venues below ideal for gaining an insight into this environment and help plan your school design and technology trip.


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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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Impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics, a sense of how the site has changed over time and what life was like for the people who lived here.
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We aim to provide a wonderful opportunity for children to experience new challenges, whilst learning valuable life skills, gaining confidence and most of all having a fun packed, active holiday that they'll never forget.
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One of the most important and complete Roman villas in Britain with outstanding mosaics and an extensive range of collections and activities for learning.
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Education Destination provide's curriculum-relevant educational visits for school trips to the Isle of Wight
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The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre was established to provide a facility where people of all ages could learn about science in a very visual and exciting way.
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Decade by decade, experience the packaging, advertising and branding that was bought, consumed and thrown away by ordinary people in Britain. From Victorian soap adverts to OXO tins from WW1, and from 1980 microwave meals to One Direction slippers!
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The Pines Garden Coastal School Dover, Perfect for your schools outdoor environment learning with Nature awareness, team building, woodland skills, British mammals identification, mini-beast safari, shelter building and renewable energy.
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Extensive education programme, aligned with the Curriculum for Excellence, that offers presenter-led learning activities for a range of STEM topics & education levels. Visits include access to over 350 exhibits & a huge choice of interactive experiences.
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Inspiring and exciting educational trips designed to bring subjects to life, extend students’ learning and develop their appreciation of local and international cultures outside the classroom. There is simply nothing like an SJA Trip! 
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Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, West Oxfordshire is a special place with 1000 years of history. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 with a listed manor house dating back to the 13th Century and 17th and 18th Century farm buildings.
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A visit to Rhondda Heritage Park will offer Educational opportunities from Early Years Foundation Stage through to 6th Form Colleges.
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