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Design and Technology Talk

Key Stage 2

Uncover the fascinating process of new product development, including 100 years of packaging design with a school visit to Cadbury World, linked to key stage 2 Primary Design and Technology.

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Bring your topic to life with our curriculum-linked talk, presented in our themed education rooms by our dedicated team.

Discuss the different reasons behind the designs of some popular Cadbury chocolate bars and see how the design of the bar is linked to the wrapper and the advert. See real-life Cadbury chocolate moulds used in the Bournville Cadbury factory!

Look at examples of different wrappers from Cadbury past and present and discuss how these have changed over time. Students will find out how fast the flow wrap machines can wrap the chocolate bars in the Cadbury factory.

See our real Ghanaian cocoa pods as students discover the ingredients which go into making Cadbury chocolate.

Watch exclusive video footage from inside the factory giving students an insight into how Cadbury creatively make chocolate bars in different shapes and sizes, such as the Cadbury Curly Wurly!


Primary Curriculum – Design & Technology: through a variety of creative activities pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. Evaluate and explore a range of existing products..

Primary Curriculum Design: Use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups. Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion.

Primary Curriculum Evaluate: Investigate and analyse a range of existing products. Pupils will evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work.

How to book a school visit

Enquire about a School visit and our education team will contact you within 5 working days to confirm your booking. If you would like an educational session, we recommend booking at least 3 months in advance due to the popularity of our sessions.
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