Dairy Flat Centre:

Inside Dairy Flat School

1220 Dairy Flat Highway, Albany

Room 11

Albany Centre:

Inside Upper Harbour Primary School

Kyle Road, Albany

Library

Silverdale Centre:

Inside KingsWay Senior,

Jelas Road, Red Beach

Wharenui Room

Mairangi Bay Centre:

Inside Mairangi Bay School

Galaxy Drive, Mairangi Bay

ICT Room

Hobsonville Centre:

Inside Hobsonville Point Primary School

18 De Havilland Road

Library

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0275096168 - for all sites

info@brainplay.co.nz

Office hours: 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Class hours: 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Our courses

 

After School Classes

At Brain Play we offer after-school technology classes covering the topics coding, robotics and 3d printing. 

 

Students enrol for the duration of term, and attend the same one hour time slot every week.

 

We run 3:15pm / 3:30pm classes, depending on your chosen Brain Play location, as well at 4:15 / 4:30pm classes. 

 

The great thing about enrolling with Brain Play is that you only need to book for one chosen class to learn about all three of our tech topics - coding, robotics, and 3d printing. Throughout the term we dedicate each one hour lesson to one of our tech topics meaning students have the opportunity to to experiment with, and grow confidence in different technological fields.

 

To check out our after-school classes timetable, or enrol now click here. To book in for a free trial message us here.

 

 

 

Holiday Programmes

Our holiday programmes run alongside NZ primary school terms. The two weeks students have off school Brain Play is open from 9:00am - 3:00pm. 

 

Keep an eye out for our upcoming holiday programme timetable to see which courses we will be running.

 

 

 

In-School Classes

We work in a number of schools on Auckland's North Shore, and in the NorWest of Auckland, delivering our coding and robotics curriculum.

 

Having Brain Play in schools ensures all students, years 0 - 8 have the opportunity to be exposed to a specialised technology topics. We provide our own curriculum, resources, and tutors, that align perfectly with the New Zealand Digital Technologies Curriculum.

 

If you would like Brain Play to teach a course at your Auckland based school get in touch here.

 

 

 

 

 

Home-School Groups

Brain Play works with The Homeschool Group teaching coding, robotics, animation, and 3d printing classes based at Massey Leisure Centre in West Auckland.

 

If you home-school and would like to join the group, click the link above to get in touch.

 

 

 

See our FAQ's if you have any questions on the above, or get in touch with us here.

 

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At Brain Play we teach introductory, supplementary and extension coding classes.

 

Coding is another word used for computer programming. These classes help students of any age master coding concepts that match their ability and help them reach their goals.

 

Coding can be used to create apps, online games and animations, design website pages, program robots, create files used for 3d printing, and so much more!

Coding

Robotics

At Brain Play we teach introductory robotics classes.

We'll be working with robots such as Makeblock models, Ozobots, solar robots, Edison bots, custom built and 3d printed robots, and Meccano - but not as some of you might know it.

 

Robotics classes at Brain Play teach the practical design and building of various robots but they also teach coding. Coding skills are essential in robotics as this is how we give our robot instructions to follow.

3d printing & design

3d printing and computer aided design (CAD) go hand in hand and Brain Play teaches them both.

 

We use CAD software that teaches students how to place, manoeuvre, manipulate and create original 3d printable models. Students then print their models on one of our Wanhao Duplicator i3 plus / mini printers.

Electronics

At Brain Play we teach a few introductory electronics classes during the term as well. We use circuit boards which teach students about LEDs, buzzers, speakers, switches, and a variety of sensors.

We extend this in-class content in the holiday programme to delve deeper into electronics content like Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

Book in for a free trial

If you’ve never visited our centres before and you’d like to learn more about the courses we teach, register for a free trial. Free trials run from Monday - Friday and will provide you with a one hour, hands-on demonstration of Brain Play’s specially designed programs.

 

To register for a free trial get in touch with us by emailing info@brainplay.co.nz, calling 0275096168 or submitting an online enquiry form.