The Space Challenge project teaches students (aged 12-17) STEM concepts in a fun, structured way and teaches them the basics of coding using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 robot. 


Who is this course for? 

Anyone who wants an introduction into coding and robotics


The location

IH Ellesmere Young Learner Centre 

Traditional English boarding school in the beautiful Shropshire countryside

Learning outcomes

  • Learn basic coding and about coding blocks
  • Learn about the current space exploration topics
  • Be able to programme and use the LEGO Mindstorms EV3
  • Improve problem-solving skills
  • Work well in a team
  • Improved critical thinking


Course content

IH London Young Learner Course       IH London Lego Education Course


Over the two-week course students will explore the challenges found in space travel whilst working towards building and programming a MINDSTORMS Ev3 robot to solve all the challenges on the mat. 

Students will have 4x 3 hour afternoon sessions each week with certified LEGO Education Academy trainers who will teach them the basics of coding. As well as coding students will develop 21st-century skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking and teamwork. 

At the end of the course students will show off their news skills in a competition to by programming their robot to do tasks with an awards ceremony at the end.


IH London Young Learner Space Challenge Group      IH London Young Learner Lego Robot


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For further enquiries and to book, please call +44 (0) 20 7611 2427 or email 

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