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Design & Technology LIVE! Student Event at Disneyland® Paris

Inspire their future career at our Design & Technology LIVE! conference. Bring design technology to life for your students and fire their future career ambitions by showing them the many different paths a career could take at our Design & Technology LIVE! conference - all whilst enjoying the magic of Disneyland® Paris!

Event dates: 

Monday 8th March 2021 - request a quote

Experts from high profile organisations will provide relevant examples, supporting students in their portfolio preparation and investigations with a focus on product design, technology, sustainability and ethics. Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session.

Meeting your learning objectives - Design & Technology LIVE! will help prepare students to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world, building an awareness the implications of wider influences on design & technology. Learn more about our full range of LIVE! events here.

Prices start from£259pp

Price Shown includes

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • 2 nights' B&B accommodation 
  • 1 day Hopper Park ticket  
  • Entrance to the Design & Technology Live! student event 
  • Curriculum-linked workbook for students
  • Group Leader’s conference pack
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • Services of the Events Team in Disneyland® Paris throughout your stay
  • 1:10 free place ratio based on teachers sharing twin rooms

Price shown is based on 40 paying passengers departing from selected departure points. 


Event overview

Expert speaker presentations - through real life experiences our speakers will give students the chance to hear about the challenges in designing new and better products for our society’s future, designing with new and smart materials, and designing for a more sustainable future.

Q&A session - interactive question and answer sessions will develop their knowledge and understanding of product design, technology, sustainability and ethics. 

The Events Team in Disneyland® Paris will provide support throughout your stay, they’ll: 

  • Meet you on arrival & assist with hotel check-in 
  • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event 
  • Host a teacher meet & greet with coffee & pastries
  • Register your students at the conference & take questions 
  • Assist with check-out & departure

 


Package options & sample itineraries

Friday

Afternoon:

  • Travel by coach from school, arrive at Liddington

Evening:

  • Evening meal
  • Team-based challenge

Saturday

Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • Travel on your coach to Cineworld ready for Maths LIVE!
  • Return to centre & enjoy lunch

Afternoon:

  • High energy outdoor activity to keep everyone engaged
  • Workshop & talk led by one of our conference speakers

Evening:

  • Evening meal
  • Time for students to relax & reflect on the day

 

Sunday

Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • Outdoor adventure activity for an invigorating start to the day
  • Team-based challenge followed by lunch

Afternoon:

  • Check out & return to school

 


Evening activites

  • Explore the parks: Disneyland® Park & Walt Disney Studios® Park

  • Shopping in the Disney Village® 

  • Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show

  • Disney Illuminations Night Time Show

  • Gaumont Cinema

  • Evening meal experience at Planet Hollywood or Billy Bob’s Country Western Saloon


Study themes

  • Core technical, designing & making principles
  • Design processes, material techniques, equipment
  • Hand craft skills, CAD, CAM, 2D & 3D modelling skills
  • How D&T ideas solve real & relevant problems
  • Designing new & better products for the future 
  • Modern & emerging technologies

Study levels

Suitable for Key Stage 5, meeting exam board specifications for AQA, OCR, EDEXCEL and WJEC
 


Educational resources

In order to help you prepare for the Design & Technology LIVE! Event, you will receive supplementary information about how each speaker will link to the curriculum as well as a list of desired outcomes. This can be used to follow up with your students when you return.


Places to stay

Hotel Cheyenne

This Western-themed hotel is modern, pleasantly decorated and fairly spacious with a prairie style decor. Catering mainly for school groups visiting Disney offering a good standard of accommodation.

Located on the outskirts of Paris. The nearest train station is Gare de Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy station - 20 minute walking distance. Only a 15 minute walk from Disneyland® Paris or a regular free 5 minute shuttle bus service.

B&B Hotel Paris Disneyland

A very large hotel with 400 rooms, located in Marne La Vallée close to Paris Disneyland. It is a very modern, designer-style hotel with nicely-decorated and comfortable rooms.

Only a few minutes from Disneyland Paris, this large hotel is ideally situated for groups travelling to Disneyland, and is recommended by Disneyland Paris. A free shuttle stops in front of the hotel every 10-15 minutes to get to either the Disney® Parks or TGV / RER Chessy Marne La Vallée station, for Paris, operating from 6.00am until 11:50pm.