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Edge Hill Stem Academy

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DIRECTOR: MICHAEL HARRIS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM


The STEM academy brings the concept of “Maker Space” into our school. Academy members are involved in challenges to solve problems that extend their modern technology skills. Whether students are master building their own Lego vehicles, designing games or coding and soldering micro-controllers, our aim is to help improve the lives of the people in our street or perhaps those who live on the other side of the planet!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND CHARGES

Years 1-4

$10 per week, 3.30 - 4.30pm Wednesdays

  • Design and build a project using Lego, OR
  • Design and build a cardboard arcade game.

Year 5-10 - Pizza and Programming (One course per term)

$150 per course includes all of the equipment needed to build a garden soil moisture sensor. The course goes over four consecutive Wednesday nights, beginning with pizza (included in the cost) and a lesson at 6pm, followed by a self-directed construction time, concluding at 8pm.

Students in years 5 and 6 require an adult helper.​