Micro:Bit

Junior Engineers’ Micro:bit program is a wonderful entry into the world of coding, robotics and mechatronics. Micro:bits are pocket-sized computers which teach how software and hardware work together, using LED light displays, sensors, buttons and more.

Using block coding, Micro:bit is the perfect course for kids wanting to learn about how computers work. Children will learn coding and programming as well as all about inputs and outputs.

Our courses are a brilliant way for your child to start developing future-fit STEM skills. - Your kids will love learning to code in our hands-on and engaging program.

Catering for new and returning students, we've got all the tools you need to become a true space explorer.

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS: All classes open to public enrolments
SCHOOL TERMS: Enrolments at your school only

Learn Micro:bit at your own pace with Codeflix, our pre-recorded video tutorial platform? Click here to find out more.

AVAILABLE IN-PERSON
7 - 13 years
Grades 2 - 7

This course includes

In our Micro:bit Course, children bring their imaginations to life. They will:

- Develop skills in coding with Micro:bit
- Ideate their own fun and engaging digital projects
- Play with and create projects like a heart rate monitor, a tug of war game, a message sharing service, text and emoji display screens, colour displays, music, games and more!
- Learn 10 hours of valuable content, delivered weekly
- Receive a certificate on completion, collect them all!

Learning to code requires consistency and our programs are the best way to build these necessary 21st century skills.

Our expert tutors not only make learning fun, but they also adapt their classes to cater to the experience level of all students - so whether your child is a coding whiz, or has never ventured into the world of coding at all, this course is for them.

Happy coding! We’ll see you in class.

** Please note that students will not keep the Micro:bit at the end of the course.
 

Computer Requirements

Students are required to bring their own laptop device and power cord – either Windows or Mac devices are accepted.
If your child is not proficient with using a laptop trackpad, please bring your own MOUSE.  If you would like to save work to take home, please also bring along a USB.
Please note that iPads, Tablets and Chromebooks are not supported for this course. 
 

Installation Details

Prior to class please download the software platform as follows:
MakeCode Micro:bit offline editor – download here 

Micro:bit coding console used in MakeCode Arcade

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