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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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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A school trip to Alton Towers Resort will challenge your pupils, fill them with enthusiasm and let them experience the thrill of practical learning, first hand.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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From the 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey to revolutionary motoring breakthroughs at the National Motor Museum, the attraction offers a wide range of opportunities for educational groups.
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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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BFI IMAX situated at London Waterloo is a completely immersive experience & our school programmes range from educational documentary films for Primary & Secondary covering KS1, KS2, KS3 & KS4, there’s no way to better combine learning with fun.
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Your group can explore our 4 glasshouses & 15 acres of gardens & can experience a wide variety of environments in one place. They can walk straight from experiencing hot & humid tropical conditions into a desert climate & observe changes to plants.
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