After School Enrichment Classes

We learn, we build, we play with LEGO® Bricks

Our one hour classes explore architecture, science, engineering and technology concepts using LEGO® bricks.  Students participate in 6 week sessions focused on exciting themes including Space, Inventions, Famous Buildings, and Natural Disasters. Classes follow the Bricks 4 Kidz® motto: We Learn, We Build, We Play with… LEGO® Bricks!

Instructional content includes concepts of friction, gravity and torque, scale, gears, axles and beams. The material covered in each session will vary depending on students’ ages, experience, and skill level.

All material will be provided. For girls and boys Yr1  – Yr6.

  • We Learn– Teachers provide a 5-10 minute themed lesson
  • We Build– Students build the model of the day with simple step by step instructions
  • We Play– Students explore their own creativity through free play time
Benefits of the Bricks 4 Kidz programmes;

Reinforce science, technology, engineering and maths concepts
Develop an appreciation for how things work
Build self-confidence and problem-solving skills
Foster teamwork and collaboration
Spark imagination
Provide a safe, enriching environment to create and play

We are now running Bricks 4 Kidz After School Classes at the following schools. Please get in touch if you would like us to bring this award winning programme to your school! Contact Caroline at ccobb@bricks4kidz.com.

All after school classes are Yr 1 and upwards unless stated otherwise.

*** Thank you to our schools for your support during the pandemic. We are slowly coming back, brick by brick!***

MONDAY – Kings Hill School WeDo 2.0 Coding and Lego building – KS2 Only  –  Mondays from 3.30pm – 4.30pm

MONDAY – Thurnham Infants, Bearsted – Mondays from 3.15pm – 4.15pm

TUESDAY – Sevenoaks Pre-Prep – Yrs 1-2 – Tuesdays from 3.00pm – 3.30pm

TUESDAY – Sevenoaks Prep – Yrs 3/4 – WeDo 2.0 Coding and Lego building – Tuesdays from 4.15pm – 5.00pm

*NEW*TUESDAY – Leybourne Chase Community Centre for Yrs1-6 – 4.20pm – 5.20pm. Servicing Leybourne, West Malling and Ryarsh areas.

WEDNESDAY – Kings Hill Primary School Lego technic Engineering STEM classes – Wednesdays from 3.30pm – 4.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Offham Primary – Yr 1/2  from 3.20pm – 4.20pm

THURSDAY – Sevenoaks Pre-Prep – Yr 1 – Thursdays from 3.00pm – 3.30pm

THURSDAY – Sevenoaks Pre-Prep – Yr 2 – Thursdays from 3.30pm – 4.00pm

THURSDAY – Home Ed Classes – 10am-11.30am Medway & Maidstone

ON HOLD Madginford Primary School, Bearsted – Thursdays from 3.30pm – 4.30pm

THURSDAY – Kings Hill VIAT – Thursdays from 3.25pm – 4.25pm

FRIDAY – Holborough Lakes VIAT – Friday’s from 3.25pm – 4.25pm

FRIDAY – Mereworth Primary School – Fridays from 3.25pm – 4.25pm

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT

Students will work in a lab-type setting using LEGO® bricks with an integrated curriculum based on maths, science and engineering.

GOALS

For children to play and socialise with friends while learning fundamentals of engineering and architecture in a non-competitive setting. To further develop problem-solving skills, provide an opportunity for creative expression and foster an appreciation of how things work.

BENEFITS

Kids already know how to build with LEGO® bricks, but with a little coaching they can learn engineering, architecture and concepts of physics and mathematics using the plastic components. Students will develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Handouts are given to take home each week to show parents what they’ve learned. As well as building very cool motorised models step by step and playing with a huge amount of LEGO® for creative free play building.

Each child builds their own LEGO® mini-figure to play with each week and take home on the last week, which they LOVE !!

 

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