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Workshops

About our workshops

Our lessons are designed to bring maths, science, engineering and language to life and encourage skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and problem solving. Discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun! A workshop can be added to your booking for £2 per pupil. 

Spinning Tops

Spinning Tops

  • Key Stage 1
  • Science, design and technology
  • 45 mins
  • 30 pupils per session

LEARNING AND OBJECTIVES

Exploring the effects of gearing, and balanced and unbalanced forces on the movement of an object. Can you build a device that can make a spinning top spin? What changes can be made to make it spin for longer?
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Catapult

  • Key Stage 2
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths
  • 45 mins
  • 30 pupils per session

LEARNING AND OBJECTIVES

Focusing on engineering and technology, students apply knowledge and skills related to structures, engineering design, weight and counterweight, and fair testing via construction of a LEGO Catapult.
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Seesaw

  • Key stage 1
  • STEAM, Science, Technology, Maths
  • 45 mins
  • 25 pupils per session

LEARNING AND OBJECTIVES

Demonstrating the scientific principles of balancing forces, energy, levers and pivots via the creation of a Seesaw build. Students predict outcomes of experiments involving experimentation with weight.
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Robotics: Design & Control

  • Key stage 2 & 3
  • Computing, Design & Technology
  • 45 mins
  • 30 pupils per session

LEARNING AND OBJECTIVES

Design and build a LEGO vehicle Utilising the LEGO® Education WeDo Construction Sets, before programming it to bring it to life! 
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Storytales

StoryTales

  • Early Years & Key stage 1
  • Language, Vocabulary, Communication, Imagination
  • 45 mins
  • 30 pupils per session

LEARNING AND OBJECTIVES

Developing Children's language and literacy skills such as expressing thoughts, ideas and opinions, having conversations with others and understanding narrative and structure elements. 
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How to book

Call our Call Centre on 0161 6292058 or click here to fill our the provisional school booking form.

Please note, all school trips must be booked in advance and can not be booked on the day.

  • Workshops will be based on a first-come-first-served basis upon booking.
  • Large groups may need to be split up
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