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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Mojo Outdoor Activity Centre provides a fantastic environment where students can engage in a number of various outdoor activities that can be focused on a wide range of curriculum, such as the Vikings, science or survival skills.
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THORPE PARK Resort located near London, is the ultimate home for thrill seeking students aged 10 yrs old though to university.With an award winning education programme offering in STEM & Business subjects and over 30 rides and attractions to choose from.
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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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Come and see how it’s made! Experience the state-of-the-art manufacturing operation behind the MINI. Over a period of two hours, our guests will be taken behind the scenes to see how we build 1000 cars a day for our customers all over the world.
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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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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 National Videogame Museum uses the very technology that students are increasingly familiar with as a medium for them to unleash their creativity and to also teach them valuable technical skills.
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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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Offering bespoke courses to guests wishing to experience the outdoors in Cornwall. Both day and residential trips with an itinerary tailored to meet your group’s needs which might be; Outdoor Adventurous or Field Study Experiential Learning.
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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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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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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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