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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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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A visit to Rhondda Heritage Park will offer Educational opportunities from Early Years Foundation Stage through to 6th Form Colleges.
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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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Carymoor Environmental Trust provides inspirational outdoor learning. Our nature reserve has a wide variety of habitats to explore and our unique location next to a working landfill site makes Carymoor the perfect place to bring green issues to life.
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The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre was established to provide a facility where people of all ages could learn about science in a very visual and exciting way.
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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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At the Household Cavalry Museum you?ll discover the secrets and stories of the Queen's Life Guard, who have guarded the Sovereign since the time of Charles II (over 350 years).
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The former Olympic Stadium in London that inspired world class athletes is now transformed into a fantastic multi-use venue.
Pupils can tour the home team's changing room; the dugout; race on the indoor running track; and much more!
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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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Impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics, a sense of how the site has changed over time and what life was like for the people who lived here.
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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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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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