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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At the V&A Museum of Childhood, students of all ages have the opportunity to engage with the history of childhood in a unique way. Classes can either browse through collections of toys and games or explore the the social construction of childhood.
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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 them works. Each lesson introduces children to a new scientific concept or idea in a simplified way.
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Legoland Discovery Centre is the ideal playground for younger students, where they can enjoy endless amounts of Lego, a 4D Cinema, the Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, as well as a Lego City!
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The National Army Museum London hold various school workshops for all ages, with a wide selection of interactive, curriculum-linked sessions taught by National Army Museum staff.
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The museum occupies some fifteen acres of the Astley Green Colliery site. To the south lies the Bridgewater Canal and Astley Moss, an important mossland site.
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Architecture Workshops has been established as an Unincorporated Association for the purposes of educating all ages about Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.
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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, Computing, Maths and much more.
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Bentley Copse Activity Centre has range of adventurous activity programme's for Schools, Youth Groups, Scouts and Guides, and as a not for profit organisation we can offer high quality adventurous activities at a lower cost than commercial providers.
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Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? How are your shoes linked to the rainforest? What is a tenrec? Find out the answer to these questions and many more, as you explore our 4 spectacular glasshouses and 15 acres of flourishing gardens.
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Woodrow High House is London Youth’s outdoor education centre in Buckinghamshire, providing bespoke activity programmes dependent on the objectives of your visit. Visitors include primary, secondary, independent & special needs schools.
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Twickenham is the iconic Home of England Rugby and the most famous rugby venue in the world. Seating over 82,000 people the stadium hosts England's home matches, some Premiership Rugby matches, other rugby matches and other events such as concerts.
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Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Gardens provides school trips & educational visits with great tours, exhibitions & interactive workshops, explore the Tudor gardens, medieval kitchens , great hall & Caslte or walk around the almost complete outer walls. 
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