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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A trip to the Science Museum will provide a rich context for learning about the science that shapes our lives. We'll help you put together an engaging itinerary to support your teaching and inspire pupils' curiosity and skills across a range of subjects.
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Capture the imagination of your students, as they witness 1,100 years of history come vividly to life in one of Britain’s finest medieval fortresses. Our education team host curriculum-linked tours and workshops for KS1-4 that can be added when booking.
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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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The MAD Museum is based in the center of Stratford upon Avon, this attraction displays interactive pieces of mechanical art. “MAD” stands for Mechanical Art and Design.
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We offer fantastic opportunities for children to experience, learn and have fun. Our teaching sessions relate to the National Curriculum and are delivered by experienced gallery educators.
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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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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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By visiting Hautbois Activity Centre you can put some fun into the National Curriculum - all our activities encourage healthy living and help make exercise more exciting.
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Iron Age settlements, Roman forts, medieval abbeys, Tudor castles, Victorian mansions and gardens, World War fortresses - you name it, our exceptional out of the classroom sites offer unlimited cross-curricular learning opportunities.
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At-Bristol is a thriving, hands-on science centre and an educational charity with a mission to make science accessible to all.
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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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THORPE PARK Resort located near London, is the ultimate home for thrill seeking students aged 10 yrs old though to university.With an award winning education programme offering in STEM & Business subjects and over 30 rides and attractions to choose from.
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