Year 6 building and programming robots at Bolton SICT

Year 6 children visited the Bolton Schools ICT centre where they used the Lego ‘Mindstorm’ package to build and programme robots to achieve a variety of tasks.  The children had an amazing day and were so enthusiastic and excited about this opportunity.  You can see the pictures and videos below.

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Professional Green Screening in Year 5

Year 5 Blue and Green have visited Studio 488 to record their Christmas poetry professionally. What an amazing experience for all involved. Many thanks to the directors for the opportunity given to our children.

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Codex Club 6 – Lego WeDo and Mission Maker Game Design

What a fantastic end to a brilliant Codex Club!

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Codex 5 – Crumble and Green Screen

Fantastic learning, exploration and creativity taking place at Bolton Science and Technology Centre over the past few weeks. The children don’t want it to end.

This week they had some real fun with Green Screening and then programmed their fairground rides using Crumble.


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Interviewing new Digital Leaders

Year 6 Digital Leaders have been interviewing for new members.

The children who submitted an application were called for interview and really showed off their knowledge. They were particularly impressive with their knowledge of E-Safety which Riley, our interviewer, made sure to ask about.

Well done to everyone involved and congratulations to the new members!

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Codex Club 4 – Design Project using Crumble

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Attention Year 3s!

Year 6 Digital Leaders will be interviewing for new members next week.

Get your applications in now!

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Codex Club 3 – Coding with Lego

Coding Club was amazing last week! Children from Year 5 and 6 discovered programming extends far beyond the computer as they began to create programs for inventions they created from Lego, including footballers and goalies, moving frogs and race cars with sensors which stop when something moves in front of it.

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Codex Club 2 – Makey Makey and Crumble

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Codex Club Week 1

Children from Year 5 and 6 spent an evening this week in Codex Club at Bolton Science and Technology Centre. There they experienced Scratch programming and 3D printing – they even used CorelDraw to design their own 3D keyrings!

They have been telling their classmates all about it and can’t wait to go again next week.

What an excellent opportunity!

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