LEGO Robotics

LEGO Robotics

A fun hands-on course that is perfect for all children that are passionate about building and programming robots.
  • Age
    7 to 9
  • Level
    Suitable for programmers of all experience aged 7 to 9
  • Date
    2nd and 3rd January, 14th to 17th April
    Every day from 10AM to 4PM (early drop-off from 9AM; late pick-up until 5PM)
  • Price
    £410.00
  • Location
    Notting Hill Prep School, Lancaster Road, W11 1QQ | Colville Primary School, Lonsdale Road, W11 2DF
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Course Features

  • Teacher:student ratio of 1:6, ensuring top quality hands-on teaching and dedicated support for students.

    Real time communication with parents using our online platform, including photos and reports.

    Bring your laptop (or rent one of our ours); all other equipment provided.

  • A practical course with a focus on problem solving, creativity, and engineering.

    Structured & varied projects give our students the freedom to explore tech.

    This course uses assessment and personalised teacher reports to ensure progress.
  • A focus on healthy learning - outdoor play every day, healthy snacks and drinks provided.

    Curriculum curated in conjunction with UCL. 

    All staff are fully DBS checked & trained in both traditional and innovative teaching methods.
Practice makes perfect

It's common for our students to repeat courses more than once, and we will recommend repeating a course if we feel it is beneficial for the student's progress.

Regardless of the course, the camp, or how many times a student takes it, we create new content each and every time.

Detailed information

Is your child a budding artist or an engineer who loves to build and create things? Do they take things apart to figure out how they work? Or maybe they just love LEGO and you’d like to channel their passion into something more educational?

This course introduces children aged 7 to 9 to design, engineering and robotics through a series of imaginative projects and challenges. Each day, students will work on new themes, from animals to space. As such, our students are always given a new challenges, stretching their imagination and demonstrating a practical application of technology. They complete these projects by building robots that use Lego Wedo®, a kit designed especially for children. These have previously included an X-wing flying machine, a racing car, and a pen-holding robot that can create colourful drawings!

Whether your child is completely new to coding and robotics, or have attended a blue{shift} camp before and took part in one of our core curriculum courses and wants to try something more hands-on and robotics-based, this course is perfect for them!





Your child will learn:

  • How to build and program their own Lego robot
  • What simple algorithms are
  • How to work together in teams on coding projects
  • How different types of robots work
  • How to use a range of sensors
  • How circuits work
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Engineering and design thinking
9.00 - 10.00Early arrival games, crafts and building projects
10.00 - 11.00

Introduction to our activity for the day. Let’s get coding!

11.00 - 11.15 BREAK
11.15 - 12.30

Back to coding, building, designing and creating.

12.30 - 13.30LUNCH
13.00 - 14.45

Back to class – let’s build robots!

14.45 - 15.00BREAK
15.00 - 16.00

Finish off building and engineering - it is time to program the robots!

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FAQs:

  • Can I use my childcare vouchers to pay for this course?
  • Which Creative Coding level should I sign my child up for?
  • My child doesn't have a laptop - will an iPad or tablet suffice instead?
  • Is there any specific software I should install in advance?
  • “The things I liked most about camp were proper teaching, creative approach and the fact that my daughter really learnt something while having fun”

    Rebecca