Workshop: Introduction to Physical Computing

at Nailsea Library

This 3 hour workshop is suitable for students in Years 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 (ages 9+).

The students will build a ‘traffic light’ system with the Raspberry Pi Pico.

Students will:

  • learn about the Raspberry Pi Pico Microcontroller
  • learn some basic electronics concepts
  • learn about prototyping
  • learn how to code the Raspberry Pi Pico 
  • build and code a flashing light and traffic light system using LEDs

Places are limited

Children Coding


Wednesday 1st June 2022
(during half term)

Time and Place

The workshop runs from 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hours) at:

Nailsea Library
23-24 Somerset Square
BS48 1RQ


Bring a laptop and cables with the latest Chrome browser installed. We will have some available if you cannot bring your own.

Cost (FREE)

This free workshop is offered as part of The Learn to Code programme, a North Somerset Works Together project

Other courses at Nailsea Library

Create fun Apps with JavaScript
Coding ClubSaturdays from 5th March (for 6 weeks)Nailsea Library

The Learn to Code programme is part of North Somerset Works Together, a North Somerset Council project. 

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. 

North Somerset Council
HM Government