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The UK has a proud tradition of design and technology, in the air, on land and at sea. Whatever your curriculum project, you are likely to find a school visit below that will complement your class activities and inspire your pupils' creativity and understanding. We have visits that focus on pre-historic technology, on the advancement of science through the Age of Enlightenment, on how mining methods have changed through the years, and about how cutting edge design is helping solve the energy problem.

Popular Design & Technology Workshop March 2019

Saxons Outreach Program
Saxons Outreach Program
Saxons Outreach Program
Saxons Outreach Program

With our experienced tutors, we can provide a whole day or half a day of hands on activities. Pupils will learn how to weave willow in a Saxon hurdle gate, decorate clay medallions, whilst learning about archaeology, card wool ready for weaving, and grind herbs to make natural medicines of the t...

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The Salters Company

The Salters Company

London & South East
Located on the Roman wall itself and with over 600 years of history The Salters' Company brings to life the City of London drawing on its rich heritage and strong links with chemistry and architecture. ...
The Salters Company

The National Waterways Museum

The National Waterways Museum

North
The National Waterways Museum brings together a unique fleet of historic boats with rich collections and archives to tell the story of Britains canals and waterways. The historic docks at Ellesmere Port provide...
The National Waterways Museum

Summerlee Victorian Life

Summerlee Victorian Life

Scotland
The museum of Scottish Industrial Life is one of Scotland's best industrial heritage attractions. This twenty two acre site at Summerlee, North Lanarkshire, has an exhibition hall with working exhibits, tramway, mine tours and a social history area....
Summerlee Victorian Life

Viking Workshops

Viking Workshops

Various Regions
Hands-On Building Workshops For KS2 to fit in with the curriculum on Settlers & Invaders. Complimenting our Saxon Roundhouse workshop and Roman Villa. Pupils build a 12m long Viking Longship and enact the journey through the icebergs of the arctic. ...
Viking Workshops


Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine

South West
Located on the historic site of the one of the largest preserved mine sites in the country, housed in 2 acres of listed buildings, Geevor's outstanding collections tell the story of Cornwall's industrial minin ...
Geevor Tin Mine

Mayan Workshops

Mayan Workshops

Various Regions
The Ancient Mayans are explored through their Temple building feats and techniques for cutting and transporting the stone. Structured workshops where the students create large scale reconstructions of iconic architectural landmarks. ...
Mayan Workshops

Discovery Package

Discovery Package

All UK Regions
Our Discovery packages have been designed to enable teachers to plan a thrilling residential that meets their own needs and budget. This flexible option focuses on your defined key outcomes, so if you want to look at communication we will provide… ...
Discovery Package

Greenwood Forest Park

Greenwood Forest Park

Wales
The BEST School Trip in North Wales... ...
Greenwood Forest Park


Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle

London & South East
Carisbrooke Castle has experienced sieges, imprisoned kings, seen off the Spanish Armada and spans over 1000 years of history. What better way to bring the curriculum to life and cover multiple topics than to stand at the spot where history happened....
Carisbrooke Castle

Legoland Windsor

Legoland Windsor

London & South East
A school trip to the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is sure to engage, excite and inspire your students. Set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland with more than 55 interactive shows and attractions, the resort brings learning to life outside the classroom. ...
Legoland Windsor

Portchester Castle

Portchester Castle

London & South East
Bring the curriculum to life at Portchester Castle. With 1700 years of history, it covers everything from the Romans, medieval kings right up to the Napoleonic Wars. Follow in their footsteps and explore its exciting and varied history. ...
Portchester Castle

Paultons Park

Paultons Park

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
London & South East
Home to 70 rides and attractions, and set in over 140 acres of beautiful gardens, Paultons is the ideal venue for an exciting and stimulating school visit. Curriculum-based workshops take place within the amazing and immersive Professor Blast's Learn...
Paultons Park


National Science and Media Museum

National Science and Media Museum

North
At the National Science and Media Museum your class can be inspired; experiment and learn about the principles of light and sound and the science and technology behind photography, film and television....
National Science and Media Museum

National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum

North
Explore the science, technology and history of the railways with the NRM's Learning Team. We offer a range of workshops for all ages to help you get the most out of your visit, all FREE....
National Railway Museum

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

London & South East
Get your pupils out of the classroom and into the clouds for a new perspective on learning – 100 metres up in the air! Emirates Spinnaker Tower is a popular all-weather attraction which appeals to all ages. From the three observation decks at the t...
Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
South West
Tate St Ives offers a programme of international modern and contemporary art presented in the unique context of St Ives....
Tate St Ives


Emmerdale Studio Experience

Emmerdale Studio Experience

North
Step into the drama of exciting telly as your students learn and experience the television production process from script to screen! ...
Emmerdale Studio Experience

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

London & South East
From the 2018/19 academic year, Winchester Science Centre are offering a brand new all-inclusive school trips package, guaranteed to spark curiosity and ignite passion and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). ...
Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

The Commandery

The Commandery

Midlands
Allow students to encounter the past brought to life in a beautiful building with an 800 year history. From 17th century surgery in the baggage train to pike drills in the Great Hall, learners of all ages can experience a vast and fascinating history...
The Commandery

Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle

Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle

Midlands
Kenilworth Castle has been a major medieval military stronghold, a royal palace, and an inspiration to writers and artists. It's the perfect destination to bring learning outside of the classroom and cover a wide range of curriculum subjects. ...
Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle


The MAD Museum

The MAD Museum

Midlands
The Mechanical Art & Design Museum, or 'MAD Museum' for short exhibits around 90 interactive pieces of kinetic art and automata made by inventors from all around the world. This is where art meets movement and where engineering has humour. ...
The MAD Museum

YHA Eden Project

YHA Eden Project

South West
YHA Eden Project is the only onsite accommodation provider for the Eden Project, the most famous education attraction in Cornwall. Ideal for that magic combination of fun and learning, the Eden Project provides a breath-taking environment for pupils....
YHA Eden Project

Dover Castle

Dover Castle

London & South East
Bring the curriculum to life at Dover Castle. Stand at the spot where Operation Dynamo was planned, experience what life was like for a medieval king or servant by stepping inside the Great Tower or delve into our Medieval Tunnels. ...
Dover Castle

Runway Visitor Park

Runway Visitor Park

North
The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport is a unique and educational experience for all ages and operates educational tours for school groups from Early Years to KS4, as well as out of school groups. ...
Runway Visitor Park


Tudor Trips To Pendennis Castle

Tudor Trips To Pendennis Castle

South West
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth is one of the finest Tudor fortresses built by Henry VIII. It has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War. ...
Tudor Trips To Pendennis Castle

Saxons in the Meon Valley

Saxons in the Meon Valley

London & South East
A unique trip that brings the topic of the Anglo Saxons alive with perfect replica costumes, original and replica artifacts, stunning woodland building with fire place, and hands on activities related to Saxon life in the Meon Valley. ...
Saxons in the Meon Valley

At-Bristol

At-Bristol

South West
At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres. We can engage your pupils using our workshops, theatre shows and theme days all of which support the national curriculum ...
At-Bristol

Coca-Cola London Eye

Coca-Cola London Eye

London & South East
Observe London’s iconic landscape from a unique classroom in the sky. Discover the city's geographical and historical features and analyse London’s changing architecture and its impact. ...
Coca-Cola London Eye


Victorian Workshop

Victorian Workshop

Various Regions
Hands-On Building Workshops For KS2 to fit in with your Victorian Topic. Pupils work individually in teams and altogether to produce a 3m high, 12m long structure that represents the central spine of the Crystal Palace, which they then parade through...
Victorian Workshop

Drayton manor Theme Park

Drayton manor Theme Park

All UK Regions
We put the fun into learning. This is at the heart of everything we do here at Drayton Manor's Education Centre. Take part in physics experiments, design your own unique ride or discover dinosaurs. Drayton has something for every school ...
Drayton manor Theme Park

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

Midlands
Learn outside the classroom at Warwick Castle: A fortress over 950 years old! Experience the fun of real history with educational Tours, fun curriculum based workshops and daily shows that include our incredible Birds of prey and Mighty Trebuchet! ...
Warwick Castle

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle

North
Bring history to life with a visit to Conisbrough Castle, a 12th century castle with a 21st century education interpretation! ...
Conisbrough Castle



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