Pupils will work in pairs, one class at a time, to code robot vehicles using BBC micro:bits, iPads and Invent! engineer kits.
This activity is for students in Years 3-8 with differentiated topics. Student will work in pairs, one class at a time, to code a BBC micro:bit to control Invent Engineer robot vehicles with an iPad.
A full day at school which provides 3 classes in separate sessions (x30 pupils in each session). Typically 2 sessions in the morning and 1 in the afternoon.
This session is run by a SATRO STEM Tutor with experience in education and has undertaken Robotics Training at the European Space Agency.
State Primary/SEN - £500 per day.
Independent Primary - £600 per day.
Half days available for smaller numbers (60 students or less).
Bookings on 2 consecutive days 10% discount, 3 or more bookings made in same enquiry 20% discount
On some occasions the provider may be able to fund part or all of the workshop cost using donations from generous supporters.
The provider operates in the Surrey region, so mileage may be charged for schools further afield.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Whichever curriculum your school follows, pupils should have the opportunity to carry out practical investigations in science that help them to develop their scientific skills. This experience builds the following enquiry skills:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Staying positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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