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Bricks and Blocks

Get started with programming

Join the robot sports training camp where our coaches will put you through your paces. Pupils learn about robots and coding as they use LEGO® WeDo kit to build their own goalkeeper and program it to play. Then it’s time to test everyone’s skills in the robot world cup penalty shoot-out. How many attempts can your goalkeeper save?

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe what robots are and why they are useful
  • Recognise that the order of instructions is very important
  • Identify that a computer program is a set of instructions
  • Create basic computer programs for robots to perform simple tasks
  • Recall that a robot will only do what it is programmed to do

CfE links: Computing Science

Teachers Notes