The Mind Lab School Group Sessions

School Group Bookings

Teachers, help create digitally capable learners. Your class can experience cutting-edge, hands-on science, tech and discovery learning with The Mind Lab at MOTAT.

These future-focused learning experiences support the development of the next generation of makers, doers, inventors and creators — the ones who’ll be reshaping the world with new ways of working, thinking and living.

Our school group sessions are generally investigative, open-ended and multidisciplinary with an aim to enhance digital fluency. Sessions link to the New Zealand National Curriculum by building on the digital learning skills and key competencies outlined in the Digital Curriculum | Hangarau Matihiko.

How Does it Work?

Bookings can be made for up to 60 students per half-day session. For half-day sessions, select up to 2 topics from the list. For full-day sessions, select up to 4 topics.



  • 3D Design
  • Animation
  • Coding
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Film Making
  • Robotics
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Get Thinking (Half-day Session)
  • Internet of Things
  • Science & Engineering

 Please note: Get Thinking is implemented over an entire half day session


Bookings can be made for up to 60 students per half-day session.

Mind Lab Half Day (AM or PM)
(minimum 10 students, maximum 60).

$13.80 per student

Mind Lab Full Day
(minimum 10 students, maximum 60).

$27.60 per student

Mind Lab & MOTAT Combo
(half day at The Mind Lab, half day at MOTAT 1)

$17 per student

*Pricing is for NZ registered schools and pupils. Pricing available for visiting International students, please enquire.   


$250 subsidy for bus travel: LIMITED OFFER

We know that cost can be a huge limiting factor in the decision to organise an LEOTC experience for your students. To help lower the cost for your school visit to The Mind Lab at MOTAT, we are offering a $250 subsidy for bus travel.

To qualify for this subsidy you must be a decile 1-5 school and you must bring a minimum of 100 children on a single trip. There are a LIMITED NUMBER of subsidies available. Terms and conditions apply.

Schools are limited to one subsidy per school per year and not in conjunction with any other free offers.

Contact to find out more.


At The Mind Lab, we’re as passionate about continuous learning for teachers as we are about introducing kids to purposeful digital tech, so for a limited time we’re offering free PD for teachers. We’ll tailor the PD session to your school. It can be on a specific tool/topic or a full exploration into contemporary ways of teaching.

The Offer
Simply book 40+ students for a half-day school-group session at The Mind Lab @MOTAT and we’ll add on a free Professional Development session for teachers!

The Details
• 2-hour hands-on PD session
Up to 16 teachers
Additional teachers $60 + GST p.p
Saving your school $950 + GST!

Use the checkbox on the school group booking form or contact to find out more.