Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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The Design Museum

224-238 Kensington High St, London, W8 6AG. England


Extra Details

The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form, and its collection, events, exhibitions, and learning programmes invite everyone to experience and reflect on the impact of design.

The museum’s Learning programme hosts a variety of activities to open pathways into the design industries for young people. Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2- 5, we offer students and educators design education facilities and workshops supporting a vibrant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

They offer the following activities as part of the Great British School Trip:

  • Self-guided exhibition visits
  • Hands-on Design workshops
  • Digital Design workshops

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 12.13MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 12.13MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



224-238 Kensington High St, London
W8 6AG. England

Opening Hours

10am-6pm (extended hours for exhibitions)