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The project

Students are challenged to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop with the winning product manufactured and sold at the shop. The programme is supported by free workshops, teacher CPD and visits to the Design Museum and offers young people a chance to develop design thinking, creative and business skills.

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    Teacher prep

    You must log in to access this section. Resources for getting ready to run the project and booking visits, workshops and CPD.

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    Resources to help getting into teams, watch the brief film and get started on the project.

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    Understand the setting for your ideas including Design Museum Shop and target audience

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    Idea Generation

    Get creative and look for ways to come up with new and original responses to the theme

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    Refining your design

    Reflect on different aspects of the brief to help develop ideas, find flaws and rethink to make them even better.

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    Make decisions on the manufacturing, costing and marketing of product ideas.

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    Pitching your idea

    Communicate product ideas on paper and through a pitch.

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    Finishing up

    A chance to reflect on the lessons learnt throught the process and think about what’s next.

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Dean Trust Ardwick
Ipswich High School
Newton Abbot College
Westminster School
Isleworth and Syon School
Brymore Academy
Orleans Park
Weatherhead High School
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Weavers Academy
Melksham Oak Community School
Ladybridge High School
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Alderwood school senior
Queens ParkCommunity School
Aldercar High School
Holmfirth High School
Swakeleys School for Girls
The Royal Masonic School for Girls
High Storrs School
Greig City Academy
Burnage Academy for Boys
Audenshaw School
Alexandra Park School
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls
Sir Bernard Lovell Academy
Linton Village College
Bedford Modern School
Ormiston Park Academy
Pensby High School
Ibstock Place School
Hertswood Academy
The King’s School
Ilford County High School
Netherhall School
The South Wolds Academy and Sixth Form
Capital City Academy
Hurstmere School
St Anthony’s Catholic Girls Academy
Portland Place School
Graveney School
Archbishop Blanch
The Lenham School
The Ravensbourne School
Beaumont School
Harlington School
St James Catholic High School
Mary Webb School
Ormiston Venture Academy
Colfe’s School
St Olaves Grammar School
Walsall Academy
John Taylor High School
Bishop Stopford School
The St Michael Steiner School
Carshalton High School for Girls
Litcham School
The Heathland School
Sherfield School
Highsted Grammar School
Nottingham Girls’ High School
Lea Valley High School
Friern Barnet School
UTC Warrington
Glenthorne High School
Bishop Challoner Catholic School
Stockland Green School
Langdon Park Community School
Berlin British School
International Community School
Brooke Weston
The Swanage School
Stocksbridge High School
Magdalen College School
Ashcroft Technology Academy
Woolwich Polytechnic School
St. Edward’s C of E School
Kings Langley School
Kensington Aldridge Academy
Burntwood School
Langley Park School for Boys
Simon Balle All-through School
Trinity Academy
Thomas Gainsborough
FitzWimarc School
Chadwell Heath Academy
Hans Price Academy
Chiswick School
The Deepings School
Harrogate Grammar School
St Alban’s Catholic High School
Endon High School
Redland Green School
Coundon Court
Miltoncross Academy
Hampstead School
Bullerswood School
Haggerston School
Highfields School
The King John School
Stopsley High School
Woking High School
Harrow Way Community School
Townley Grammar School
Marlborough College
Wellsway School
Wimbledon High School
Gartree high school
St George’s Catholic School
Invicta Grammar School
Park House School
Trinity School
Fairmead community school
Newcastle Royal Grammar School
Queen Mary’s Grammar School
Richard Challoner School
Ely College
Aldenham School
Great Sankey High School
City of Norwich School
Latymer Upper School
Dulwich College
Verulam School
David Nieper Academy
Roundwood park school
Alcester Grammar School
Notley High School
Howard of Effingham School
2016 Winner - Harrogate Grammar School
2015 Winner - Finchley Catholic High School
2014 Winner - Burnage Academy for Boys
2013 Winner - Weald of Kent Grammar School
2012 Winner - Trinity School
2011 Winner - Walworth Academy
2010 Winner - Haberdasher’s Aske’s Hatcham College