Schools and Colleges

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5, the Design Museum offers students and educators world-class design education facilities supporting a vibrant and relevant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

Organise a learning group visit to the museum.

Digital Schools Programme 2021-2022

Drawing on the 'Waste Age: What can design do?' exhibition and accompanying handling collection, these creative, design-led workshops will teach students how to become better informed consumers and more responsible future designers.

Hands-on design workshops

Book a hands-on design workshop from September 2021. Choose from five hour long workshops to augment your visit.

Remote Digital Design Workshops

Upskill your class to use design software including Blender, Meshroom and Twine.

Online Lesson Plans

Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with these ready made lesson plans.

Design Ventura

Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.

The Idea Machine

The Idea Machine is an online idea generation tool. It generates a randomised design brief for you to answer in 60 seconds. It can be used by students of all ages to help them think about target users and come up with creative ideas.

Paper Forms Workshop Video

Follow along with this hour long paper forms workshop led by designer and educator Haidée Drew.

Exhibition Teachers Notes

Download teachers notes for an exhibition prior to your class's visit.

Discover Design - Learning website

Encourage your students to explore design objects and stories up close by using the museum's inspiring online resource including teacher exhibition materials.

Get in touch

Contact the Bookings Office via the online enquiry form or email