Kids aged 6-10

Information

For those kids aged 6-10 who haven’t been to CoderDojo Belfast previously we occasionally provide session on Beebots and Lego Mindstorms.

Unfortunately this is extremely popular. We can only accommodate a fixed number of new starts at any one time and tickets sell out fast!

Beebots is for those children currently in primary 2 and 3. In this 6 week programme, the Beebot robotic device is used with the children to introduce commands which are carried through into the Scratch programming environment and built on. The children learn to use the Scratch editor to draw their own sprite and to use the programming blocks to create a maze or game. This is an ideal starting point for the very young and provides a strong foundation for the Lego Mindstorms class.

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Lego Mindstorms is for those aged 6-10. LEGO MINDSTORMS is a programmable robotics construction set that gives you the power to create and command your own LEGO robots.

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What you need to bring:

A parent/guardian – they must stay with you during the session.

 

Who can attend:

You must be aged between 6-10.
You must have an interest in computers and how to program them even if you haven’t done this before.
We require a parent or guardian to accompany and stay with under 14s.

Cost

Free!

Tickets

You must book a ticket in order to come along.

You can use the below form to book a ticket for the next induction session.  When registering please register using the childs name. Please note should no tickets be available please do not contact us to enquire about availability as there is nothing we can do. Please check back regularly to see if any new dates are added or bookings cancelled.

This single ticket entitles you to attend a series of CoderDojo Belfast sessions:

  • Saturday 6th October
  • Saturday 20th October
  • Saturday 10th November
  • Saturday 24th November
  • Saturday 8th December

All session are from 9:30-11:30.

Due to demand these sessions will operate a waiting list and should you not attend without informing us your place will be given to someone on the waiting list.

Please note – if you are unable to select a date below unfortunately all tickets are sold out. Please add yourself to the waiting list and we will be in touch should a place become available in the future.