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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From Leonardo da Vinci to William Morris, Vivienne Westwood to James Dyson and Shakespeare to The Lion King, the V and A holds the greatest collections of art, design and performance in the world. There is something to inspire every student and teacher.
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Techniquest provides a unique experience in supporting teachers in their teaching of numeracy and literacy and digital competence through a broad and dynamic science and maths programme in its Centre in Cardiff Bay, and through Outreach at your school.
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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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Winchester Science Centre is offering schools a brand new all-inclusive experience guaranteed to spark curiosity and ignite passion and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
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We offer outdoor challenges, combining personal and social development with an understanding and respect for the natural environment.
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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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A visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall offers, fun, informal and authentic experience and brings history to life for any education group.
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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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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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The Bmet Jaguar Land Rover Education Business Partnership Centre's (EBPC) provide educational visits for schools, colleges and universities. It is available and indeed used by establishments across the UK and Europe.
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Home to 60 rides and attractions, and set in over 140 acres of beautiful gardens, Paultons is the ideal venue for an exciting and stimulating school visit.
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Education Destination provide's curriculum-relevant educational visits for school trips to the Isle of Wight
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