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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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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Located in the New Forest National Park, Avon Tyrrell, the UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre is an established site offering outdoor learning opportunities.
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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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West Midlands Safari Park is an award-winning visitor attraction, making it a fantastic option for school trips and educational visits. Experience and explore the World of conservation at their new Safari Academy in a day full of 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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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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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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We have some fabulous ideas & activities to keep your pupils both entertained & educated! Browse our Schools website for ideas whether you are looking for an end of term reward visit or lessons before your schools skiing trip.
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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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The Education Programme offers maximum educational value through unique & stimulating learning experiences, from hands-on workshops in our Education Centre covering topics from habitats & conservation to forces & DT, We have a wide range to fit your needs
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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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Here at Lee Valley VeloPark, we offer physically challenging school trip experiences, where your students will have the opportunity to cycle in the London 2012 Olympic Venue!
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