Maker Week

A 5 day crash course in all aspects of making: design, manufacture, coding and electronics.
Electronics
Coding
Design
Construction
 
 
 
 
 
£459-£919
✓ 9-13 years
5 days
 

Take Home:

All Laser Cut Projects
All 3D Printed Projects
BBC micro:bit Computer, USB Drive with your Programs

You Will Learn:

Computer Design Skills in 2D and 3D
How to use Laser Cutters and 3D Printers
Core Programming and Electronics Skills

Need to Know:

1:8 Staff-Student Ratio
All Equipment Provided
4 x 1.5 hour Sessions/Day
 

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Love making things but want to hone your skills? Want to make things but don't know where to start? Maker Week gives an introduction to 4 skills crucial to making and rapid prototyping: Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, Coding and Electronics!

Enjoy a fast-paced week suitable for both complete beginners and campers with some experience, at school for example, who want to know more.

Complete a huge variety of fun skill-building projects whilst adding your own personal touches, and take everything home at the end to continue creating!

This course is a combination of the Laser Maker, 3D Maker and micro:bit Maker courses - see the individual course pages for more information.

 
  • Learn or build on key skills for making and rapid prototyping
  • Become an expert on 2D and 3D design using TinkerCad
  • Laser cut and 3D print your designs in the classroom before your eyes!
  • Work through a large range of projects to test and improve your skills
  • Learn coding and electronics using the BBC micro:bit to add intelligence to your creations
  • Suitable for beginners with extra challenges for advanced campers
  • Take all your projects (including the micro:bit) home at the end!
 
 

Course Dates 2018

Sparsholt College, Winchester 8/9 - 12 Apr Residential / Day 9-13 £729 / £459
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 23 - 27 Jul Day 9-13 £539*
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 30 Jul - 3 Aug Day 9-13 £539*
Sparsholt College, Winchester 29/30 Jul - 3 Aug Residential / Day 9-13 £919 / £569
Chelsea Academy, London 6 - 10 Aug Day 9-13 £514*
Sparsholt College, Winchester 5/6 - 10 Aug Residential / Day 9-13 £919 / £569
Chelsea Academy, London 13 - 17 Aug Day 9-13 £514*
Sparsholt College, Winchester 12/13 - 17 Aug Residential / Day 9-13 £919 / £569
Sparsholt College, Winchester 19/20 - 24 Aug Residential / Day 9-13 £919 / £569

* For the Abingdon and Chelsea venues, please book the Laser Maker, 3D Maker and micro:bit Maker courses individually and contact us for a discount.