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Key stages 2,3,4 and 5
Focusing on the role of digital technology in the design technology industry, these sessions combine analogue hands-on experiences with an introduction to designing through software.
During the 1.5hr session students will learn to use the software to create an design response to a user brief. Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2,3,4 and 5.
The workshop is accompanied by a visit to a Design Museum temporary gallery that links closest to the content of the session.
Students will explore the world of app design and use their research to create a user centred app in special software. Combined with a visit to one of the temporary exhibitions.
What makes a great graphic design? Why do some examples capture our imagination? Students will use graphic design software to respond to a brief and create their own posters. Combined with a visit to one of the temporary exhibitions.
Digital workshops run for selected weeks on Monday – Friday during term time only 10:45 and 13:15 (1.5 hours)
Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of your session.
Cost: £100 per session (up to 30 students) Accompanying staff free at all school events. Advance booking essential.
Booking school workshops at least 12 weeks in advance is recommended.
Digital workshops include access to the common room lunch area and an allotted timeslot entry for the Designer Maker User exhibition.
Please see below for your itinerary. This is based on the workshop session times available to book. This information will also be included in your booking confirmation.
12:15-13:30 visit to temporary exhibition
11:45-12:30 visit to temporary exhibition
13:15 -14:45 workshop
We ask that one teacher is present for every ten students. Please note that failure to comply with this request may result in admission being refused.
The Design Museum is open daily (excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day) from 10:00 -18:00 – last entry 17:00.
The museum is fully accessible via wheelchair with lifts operating across all floors inside the premises. Unfortunately there is no parking provision on site for Blue Badge holders. However, please do consult the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea website for local parking bays.
On the day of your visit
The Design Museum has good public transport links via the underground, rail and bus. Due to limited space available in the local area for coaches, we recommend using public transport for your visit. Schools in the Greater London Area can apply for free transport when making visits to museums.
Please enter the museum by the main entrance on Kensington High Street. The lead teacher should contact the admissions desk on arrival – please leave students with additional teachers in the Atrium.
There is a common room onsite for students to have lunch. Please ensure the room is clean and all food waste in the bin before leaving.
Teachers and accompanying adults are required to supervise students at all times while at the Design Museum. Please read the terms and conditions for guidance.