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Coding With Robots Workshop

Based on the BBC micro:bit and Maqueen robot

This is a beginner workshop that is designed to teach children the basics of coding and programming of robots. It is based on the micro:bit programming device developed by the BBC. The students will be given an introduction to the popular Microsoft MakeCode and Python programming languages.


Half day or full day,
typically covers up to
50 children in a day,
contact us for bigger sessions.

Age Group

Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form,
KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

Get Creative with the microbit

  • Code the LED display to show your name, smiley faces, flashlight sequences and more.
  • Code to use the accelerometer and thermometer sensors.
  • Code to build a compass

Code the Maqueen Robot

  • Code to move the robot in patterns.
  • Code an obstacle avoiding robot.

Coding Programmes

  • - Primary school children will learn to use Microsoft Makecode.
  • - Secondary School Children will learn to use MicroPython as well as Makecode.

Meet Out Robots



  • Bluetooth control
  • Obstacle avoidance
  • Text-Speech communication
  • Object detection and tracking
  • Travel on outdoor terrain

Typical Workshop Day