Introduction to Robotics

What this workshop covers

What are Robots?

Designing and building Robots.

Testing Robots.

Robot challenges.

Lego EV3 Mindstorm: line follower robot.

Lego EV3 Mindstorm: Robotic Rubik's Cube solver.




Photographs from Blackpool Church of England Primary School, Liverton, Devon

For Key Stage 2 Pupils

Sessions run for 1 1/2 hours for groups of up to 12 pupils.

(Maximum 36 pupils per day, 3 sessions x 12 pupils)

The children work in groups of 3 to design, build and test their own robot using Lego and Technic Lego, with remote controls and power functions to drive their robots

Robot workshop costs £160 for the day for schools local to TQ12

Amazing value !


Technic Lego in schools

Schools I've working with.

Chudleigh C of E Primary School.

Redhills Community Primary, Exeter

Bradley Barton, Newton Abbot.

Rydon Community School, Kingsteignton.

Hazeldown Community School, Teignmouth.

St Lukes, Exeter.

St Catherines C of E Primary, Heathfield.

Hatherleigh Primary School.

Park School, Bournemouth.

Stover School.

Ravenscourt park  School, London.

East Allington Primary School.


STEM Groups

This group runs for 1 hour over 5 weeks for groups of 4 children.


session1. Strong structures.

session2. Motorised vehicles,                       understanding gears

session3. Fast vehicles: gears/                     ratios.

session4. Slow vehicles: gears/                     ratios.

session5. Other uses for low                         gearing, cranes,                           lift a brick..


Small group sessions.

Pupil Premium Groups.

Whole class sessions.

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