Computing Workshops for Primaries - Lego, Micro:Bit, Animation, Web Design and more!
A wide range of computing workshops designed specifically for Primary School Children – exciting and engaging while reinforcing the principles of computational thinking.
Workshops include programming and coding with Scratch, Python or Kodu with XBox controllers; inventors' workshops with the Micro:Bit; become an app developer with children creating their own web app for Android or iOS; 3D design and printing/CAD; 21st century story-telling using stop motion animation or TV production techniques using autocues, special effects and post-production techniques for their own documentary; robotics workshops combining engineering principles with programming to complete the challenge; alternative energy workshops; forensic science CSI activities; practical hands-on electronics workshops; design and make workshops using MaKey MaKey to create keyboards from bananas and game controllers from tin foil; workshops for children to create and publish their own augmented reality content.
Many of our courses and workshops can be integrated with other curriculum topics – talk to us about your particular requirements.
Workshops work as half day or full day options. Shorter workshops can also be provided to suit individual requirements.
ComputerXplorers is a Microsoft Partner in Learning and official trainers for the Kodu Kup.
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||29 August 2017|
|Last modified||06 April 2018|
|Nature of scheme||In-school visit|
|Subject(s)||Computing, Information technology, Programming and development, Hardware and processing, Digital literacy, Algorithms, Data and data representation, Creative arts and media, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Electronics, programming and control, Design skills, Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Practical work, Techniques and procedures, Enquiries and investigations|
|Age||4-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
From £300 per workshop dependent on duration, number of children, content and location.