Develop your digital engineering skills, build robots and have fun!
Meeting weekly, the Robotics Club design, build and code robots to complete a variety of tasks such as robo-wrestling, robo-hands and the autonomous vehicle challenge.
A strong growth mindset is key to success when participating in the Robotics Club. Challenging yourself to learn a new ‘coding language’, develop mechanical solutions and truly engaging with rapid prototyping methodologies is all part of getting involved with the Robotics and Coding community here at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School.
Year 6 students have the opportunity to join the Primary Robotics Club after school with the goal of entering the Lego Robotics competition held over two days in Perth. Students move on from programming on iPads to Mac Books due to the greater complication required to compete. Students build and redesign their robot to best handle the terrain with which they will be presented. 2016 was the Primary Robotics Club's inaugural year in the Rescue division at RoboCup.
To help with robotic endeavours, both the Primary and Secondary Robotics Club regularly attend RoboCup events to share learning, robot designs, code and participate in RoboCup Rescue Challenges. RoboCup Junior Australia is a project-oriented educational initiative that supports local, regional and international robotic events for young students.
The Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Robotics teams display Character Strengths of resilience, perseverance, teamwork and creativity whilst learning to code and build their competition ready Robots!
The School has had significant successes at previous RoboCups for our Open and Secondary divisions – read more about our success at RoboCup Metro. BCGS was the top performing regional school at the state finals in 2017, with Simplex Nomina qualifying for the national competition in the Open Rescue category. Read more about the Primary and Secondary's RoboCup state finals campaign.