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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The Ancient Technology Centre offers visiting groups the opportunity to learn and experience first-hand the skills and crafts that our ancient and not so distant ancestors practised.
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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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The Heights of Abraham provides a day out with a high educational value complying with the current National Curriculum. We have a unique blend of natural and social history, science, geology, technology and interpretation.
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Harbour Park situated on Littlehampton's sandy beach and alongside the historic harbour is a fantastic venue to get your pupils out of the classroom and into an interesting and engaging learning environment.
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The Museum offers many opportunities for intrinsic learning to take place. Through a year-round program of planned activities & workshops, pupils can explore, whilst simultaneously augmenting their studies in Mathematics, Sciences & technology etc.
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St Leonard's Farm Park is an award winning Farm situated in an idyllic rural location within the Leeds/Bradford conurbation, with animals, indoor play area and picnic and play areas.
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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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Adventure Okehampton is an Adventure Activity provider on the edge of Dartmoor, West Devon, UK. It manages 3 residential buildings capable of sleeping up to 180 people. We specialise in providing residential activity packages to Schools and Groups.
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Education Destination provide's curriculum-relevant educational visits for school trips to the Isle of Wight
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How do bananas and pineapples grow? From which plant can both houses and clothing be made? Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? Why do cactus plants look so strange? What is a tenrec? Find out the answer to these questions and many more
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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The Centre offers a variety of educational Eco activities that promote sustainable living, green issues in an inspiring yet tranquil setting, Located in the South Downs National Park Hampshire.
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