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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Enjoy a thrilling educational or end of term treat day out at one of the UK's favourite theme parks, Blackpool Pleasure Beach has its own dedicated Education Academy.
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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 Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre offers engaging school trips in which students can take part in practical activities and experience a more hands-on approach when it comes to learning.
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Traditional narrow boats on Regent's canal through Regent's Park, London Zoo, the Maida Hill Tunnel and the lively bustle of Camden Lock Market. Expands your students knowledge of history, geography, design and technology, engineering and art.
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Being one of the tallest buildings in Western Europe, The Shard boasts some of the best views of London and provides teachers with the perfect environment to bring more excitement to their subjects.
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Cadbury World offers a unique experience that gives a fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the nation’s favourite chocolate. Your visit will take around 4.5 hours. This includes an educational talk or workshop (optional)
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Gillmoss Recycling Discovery Centre enables you to see state of the art recycling in action and delve into the world of waste!
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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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Here at iFLY Indoor Skydiving, students can discover the science behind this extraordinary experience. They will explore the basics behind flight and wind resistance, before getting to try out the free-fall conditions for themselves!
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At the Imagination Lab London, students have the opportunity to explore new ideas, invent new products and build new skills for the future through events, workshops and skills camps.
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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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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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