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Robotics Festival – Leicester

22nd February 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

What is a Robotics Festival?

Tablet Academy have partnered with WPS Westward to offer schools, colleges and educational organisations the opportunity to host or take part in a free Robotics Learning Festival. These events offer teachers and pupils the opportunity to experience a wide range of Robotic solutions specifically designed for the classroom.

The details…

The Robotics Learning Festival is divided into two sections:

Pupil Workshop (09:30-14:00)* – A workshop for up to 30 pupils consisting of 1 teacher and up to 5 students from 6 different schools. Within the workshop groups complete a number of challenges involving a range of ‘Classroom Ready Robotic Solutions’. The challenges will link to STEM subjects including computing, mathematics and science. Please note – This event is designed for Year 9 students

Teacher Showcase (14:30-16:30) – Following the pupil workshop, the space will be transformed into a showcase environment to allow teachers from surrounding schools to drop in to investigate the range of robotics on display in a none sales environment. There would also be the opportunity to talk with Tablet Academy personnel about how the Robots can enhance a range of curriculum subjects. The Showcase Event would be open for teachers to come and go as they wish.

*Please provide packed lunches for the students and staff participating in the Pupil Workshop as lunch will not be provided.

What Robots will be involved?

A minimum of 6 Classroom Ready Robotic Solutions will be included in the workshop with additional products on display during the showcase. We are looking to include the following robots:

  • Dash by Wonder Workshop

  • CBiS Education

  • BBC micro:bit

  • Microbrick

  • MakeBlock Ranger

  • VEX Robotics

  • EZ-Robot

  • KANO

What’s the cost?

Thanks to the support from WPS Westward, Tablet Academy are able to deliver these events for FREE!

Need more information?

Call 01952 567450 or email info@tablet-academy.com

About Tablet Academy

Tablet Academy have established a reputation for delivering independent, device agnostic advice and training for education. Their links with industry partners, software developers and over 700 schools, supporting more than 12,000 teachers annually provides a unique perspective of the use of technology into teaching and learning, and our workshops focus on the curriculum, not the technology. For more information email mark@tablet-academy.com

About WPS Westward

WPSstem a leader in STEM education, offers practical solutions and resources for students learning Open-Architecture construction, Robotics, 3D Printing, and Drone Technology etc. WPSstem provides professional development, product implementation and lesson planning for teachers & educators in a variety of in-school and out-of-school environments. We bring the most up-to-date STEM products & services to inspire, support and encourage the teachers & educators of today, lead the students to become the creators and inventors of tomorrow.


This event is aimed for schools and teachers only.  For a school with pupils you need to select the PUPIL WORKSHOP ticket and then ensure that you register with your school email address or ensure that you put your school details in the form. For teachers who wish to attend the Teacher Workshop at the end or come along to observe the Pupil Workshop during the day, your are welcome to register for a Teacher Workshop ticket. 

For anyone else, please do not register but contact the Tablet Academy or ring using the contact details above. If you do book and we do not know who you are, then the booking will be cancelled and we will ask you to contact us to discuss it further. 


St Paul’s Catholic School
Spencefield Lane Evington, Leicester, LE5 6HN
Leicester,LE5 6HNGB
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