School Robot Competition
The School Robot Competition is a national competition and a joint project of the UK-RAS Network and Twinkl. This gender-balanced competition is open to all UK schoolchildren and students aged from 8 – 14. Schoolchildren can enter by downloading and creating an account through the AR apps or the web platform (links below).
Download the App
This first of its kind educational game uses the latest AR technology to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning objectives and making use of programmable features!
Deadline for Entries: 9th June 2019
Intuitive build and test interface
View your robot from any angle (360 degrees)
Programmable features to power up your robotics
Recommended age: 8+
This app is developed for Key Stage 1 (and above) ages, and aligned to the STEM English national curriculum.
The competition winners will receive a range of unique prizes, from an all-expense paid trip to London to the latest iPad Pro/Apple Pencil, or the MiRo-E Robot for team entries. MiRo-E is an advanced AI robot adapted for education with robust hardware and a specialised programming interface to facilitate students coding and has been generously donated by Consequential Robotics.
Team entries can win a Miro-E!
Entertaining and emotionally engaging, MiRo-E responds to human interaction
✔ MiRo-E likes to be stroked Touch MiRo-E and watch him purr, light up, move its ears and wag its tail.
✔ MiRo-E can hear your voice, Clap, speak or make any sound, MiRo-E will move towards you or even away if it is alarmed
✔ MiRo-E can see you & everything around it MiRo-E likes movement and will follow you as you move
That’s not all. MiRo-E can be easily programmed to do much more!
iPad Pro & Pencil
Individual entries can win an iPad Pro & Apple pencil!
Work on a creative project, message with a friend, search the web for inspiration and make a FaceTime call.
iPad Pro is the perfect machine for augmented reality and a great way to play immersive games.
The new Apple Pencil attaches magnetically onto the side of your iPad Pro. It pairs with your device and charges on the go.
Use it to jot down notes or paint a watercolour. There are all kinds of apps that let you do even more.