Operation Tiger.

Kingsbridge Prmary School.


To link in to the Yr5 WW 2 topic we had an operation tiger day. We designed and build motorised tanks and LSTs.

World War 2 Tank workshop:  what the day looks like.


Some facts about Slapton and operation Tiger.

The Sherman Tank.

A brief History of of tanks, landships, Churchall, wheels and tracks.

Assembling Tank tracks.

Designing and Building Tanks.




Testing our Tanks for reliability and speed. measured over 5m (collecting data)

Building LSTs




Finishing LSTs

fixing on Lego canons.

Firing challenge. measuring distance the bullet travels. (collecting data)

Target practice. Collecting data.

tidy up and pack away.

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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