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Breaking down the barriers to all things digital, learn to design, code and build your very own robopet. Bleep bleep! Plus you get to keep the reusable electronic kit for fun at home.

What will you learn on this course? 

This course introduces young learners to the realm of digital art forms and electronics, with elements of coding, designing and building all within a creative and playful environment. Learners will create their very own robopet using regular craft materials and a reusable micro-processor such as an Arduino (or similar) plus working electronic parts that can produce sounds, lights or movement. Working with a key industry professional in the Midlands children will engage with digital activities through an exciting creative way.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for young people aged 6 to 11 years. It is open to all ability levels so is suited to beginners. The class will be tailored to the participant’s abilities. All our staff are DBS checked. 

The course may be accessible for children with disabilities as we can provide a learning support worker and all classes are adapted to meet the specific needs of the group. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to. 

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Are there any additional costs? 

The price of the course includes craft materials and a micro-processor plus a range of electronic components such as LED’s, servo motors and sound cards to the value of £25.

Who teaches this course? 

Catherine Jones