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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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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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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Offering hands-on learning across the curriculum, discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun!
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Iron Age settlements, Roman forts, medieval abbeys, Tudor castles, Victorian mansions and gardens, World War fortresses - you name it, our exceptional out of the classroom sites offer unlimited cross-curricular learning opportunities.
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Nothing beats getting out of the classroom and exploring in the fresh air, and Harbour Park is a fantastic base for any trip to Littlehampton’s award winning blue flag beach and historic harbour.
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The Jaguar Land Rover Education Centres provide educational visits for schools, colleges and universities. The centre is open to education establishments from the UK and overseas.
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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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The National Army Museum London hold various school workshops for all ages, with a wide selection of interactive, curriculum-linked sessions taught by National Army Museum staff.
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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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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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Pleasurewood Hills is a fabulous Theme Park where students can have fun and enjoy an action-packed day out! Whether your students want to take on one of the thrilling rides, or would prefer to watch an engaging show, there's something for everyone.
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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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