All Classes and Workshops

  • 12Jan
    From single command block creations to more complex “programs” made by combining Command Blocks and Redstone circuits, in this course we’ll be learning how to use command blocks to create projects in Minecraft Education Edition.

    Projects include:

    -  New magical items -  Dangerous traps -  Riding the Ender dragon -  Fun minigames

    Minecraft Command Block Creations, Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Wednesday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)12th January 202223rd March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session.

    Requirements:

    - Previous Minecraft experience is advised

    -  A computer with the Zoom web conferencing software installed. - Ability to share your screen on Zoom - Minecraft Education Edition installed - Reasonable typing ability, here’s one example of the kind of command we would be typing: /tp @e[type=player] ~10

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    Minecraft Education Setup:

    Please download Minecraft Education Edition for free on any of the following devices:

    -  A Mac computer/laptop (download here)

    - A Windows PC/laptop (download here) - A Chromebook (download here) - An iPad (other tablets are not supported - download from the app store)

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    Age Requirement: 10+

  • 13Jan
    Website Design - Making Beautiful Websites Learn to create the perfect website with WebFlow, which is one of the most popular website creation platforms. Creating websites is an extremely important skillset to have and it sets you on your way to building websites for your friends, family, or even as part of your own fledgling business! In this course, you will learn skills that can be applied directly in the real world. The course is project based and we will be taking a website project from inception through to design and final publishing. In this course, you will:
    • Create custom themes and layouts on WebFlow
    • Learn to modify HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create amazing functional websites
    • Integrate 3rd party tools such email marketing (i.e. Mail Chimp) and CRM
    • Add e-commerce features to sell products
    • Learn how to add custom domain names (DNS)
    • How to make your websites safe and secure

    Making Websites with Wordpress, Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Thursday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)13th January 202224th March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. What you would need
    • A computer with the Zoom web conferencing software installed.
    Course requirements:
    • 10 years or older
    • Comfortable using a computer and mouse (typing and accessing the file system)
    • Google Chrome web browser
    • Windows 10 PC with minimum 4GB RAM or MacOS version 10.13 or higher and a minimum of 4GB RAM
    The sessions include:
    • Qualified live instructors with teaching and experience
    • 1 hour weekly guided instructions and 1 hour self-paced project development (optional)
    • Small class size with the option of 1 to 1 guidance after the class
    • Access to all project guides and videos
    Age Requirement: 10+
  • 12Jan

    Making Mobile Apps, Spring Term

    January 12, 2022
    £135.00
    Learn to design your user interface (UI) to be engaging, functional and proactive with regards to your user’s needs. Code the interactions within your user interface for a seamless user experience. Our block based code editor is particularly suitable for this application because it is really easy to use and can be built up to more text-heavy coding once you get comfortable with the basics. This online Spring Term is a great introduction to both fundamental programming concepts and design thinking. By the end of the course, the students will be comfortable programming and creating content for mobile applications and will have published at least one app on to Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store.
    • Understand your user’s needs
    • Design your user interface (UI)
    • Code interactions within your app
    • Upload your app onto Google Play Store or App Store
    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
    •  Design – Learn to create an amazing user interface (UI)
    •  Coding – Learn to code app interactions
    •  Test and Debug – Using a test site
    •  Create – Make an amazing and powerful app
    •  Upload – Learn to publish onto Apple’s App Store
    •  Upload – Learn to publish onto Google Play Store

    Making Mobile Apps, Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Wednesday 6.45 PM - 7.45 PM (10 weeks)12th January 2022 23rd March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: A computer with a web browser. You will need to have the following free apps installed: Zoom (download here) Age Requirement: 10+ No prior coding experience necessary. If your child has been to one of these workshops before, then their learning will be extended further and they will not have to repeat the same content as before.
  • 15Jan
    Our Game design and coding course teaches you how to think like a professional game creator. Children learn to create arcade-style 2-D games that they can then publish and play on a computer or any other mobile device, including a mini-console. We also cover techniques such as graphic design, adding game behaviours, creating game maps, and using asset packs.

    Video Game Arcade Coding , Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Saturday 9.30 AM - 10.30 AM (10 weeks)15th January 202226th March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session.

    EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

    • Zoom (download here)
    • iPad, Android tablet, or laptop/computer with a web browser
    Age Requirement: 7+ No prior coding experience necessary. If your child has been to one of these workshops before, then their learning will be extended further and they will not have to repeat the same content as before.
  • Scratch is the world's most popular programming language for primary school children. Scratch's visual coding blocks makes it particularly useful to learn coding concepts and computational thinking. More experienced children can also benefit from Scratch as we will cover more advanced aspects of the language. In this course, children will be learn to create stories; bring animations to life; code musical instruments; design exciting games; and control robots such as Lego EV3 or Sphero.

    This class runs like an after school club. There is a class once a week every week at the same time. Scratch sessions last an hour.

    Scratch Coding , Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd DateCourses
    Monday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)10th January 2022 21st March 2022Scratch Coding
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: A computer with a web browser. You will need to have the following free apps installed: Zoom (download here) Age Requirement: 7+ No prior coding experience necessary. If your child has been to one of these workshops before, then their learning will be extended further and they will not have to repeat the same content as before.
  • Students will learn to code in Python and create fun games and useful applications. Python is particularly suitable for this age group because it is concise, easy to read and has multiple applications in the real world (web development, app development and other scientific uses such as data science). It is the most popular programming language in the world and is widely used by all the leading tech companies such as Google, Amazon and Facebook. The Python Level 1 Spring term live weekly class  is designed for late primary to secondary aged students who are looking to learn to code using a proper “grown-up” programming language. Python Coding 2  is suitable for students who have already completed our Python Coding 1 course. It is designed for late primary to secondary aged students who are looking to learn to code using a proper “grown-up” programming language. This class is a great introduction to both fundamental programming concepts and the Python programming language. Students will be comfortable programming in Python and taking their newly acquired programming skills home.
    • Learn Python syntax (structure)
    • Use loops and conditionals (IF/THEN/ELSE)
    • Understand variables (number, Boolean, string)
    • Create and use functions
    • Use all of the above to make a super cool game

    Python Coding 1, 2 & 3, Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd DateCourses
    Monday 6.45 PM - 7.45 PM (10 weeks)10th January 202221st March 2022Python Coding 1 (Beginner)
    Tuesday 5.30 PM-6.30 PM (10 weeks)11th January 202222nd March 2022Python Coding 2 (Intermediate)
    Tuesday 6.45 PM-7.45 PM (10 weeks)11th January 202222nd March 2022Python Coding 3 (Advanced)
    Saturday 12 PM - 1 PM (10 weeks)15th January 202225th March 2022Python Coding 1 (Beginner)
    Saturday 10.45 AM - 11.45 AM (10 weeks)15th January 202225th March 2022Python Coding 2 (Intermediate)
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. What you would need: 
    • A computer or tablet with the Zoom web conferencing software installed.
    • A laptop/computer (PC or Mac) with Python installed (download here)
    Age Requirement: 10+ No prior coding experience necessary. If you have been to one of our camps before or attended a term-long Python 1 class, then we would suggest booking the Python 2 class which covers more advanced topics.
  • This live online weekly class  is designed for late primary to secondary aged students who are looking to learn to code using a proper “grown-up” programming language. Learn to code using your favourite gaming platform and develop fun Roblox games. Our Lua based code editor is particularly suitable for this age group because it is really easy to use and can be built up to more text-heavy coding once you get comfortable with the basics. This camp is a great introduction to both fundamental computer aided design and the Lua programming language. Lua is widely used as a scripting language by game developers across the world. By the end of the course, the students will be comfortable programming and creating Roblox games and will have published at least one game on to Roblox, which could end up helping them make lots of Robux!
    • Design a Roblox game in Roblox Studio
    • Learn Lua syntax and use it to script your game
    • Use loops and conditionals (IF/THEN/ELSE)
    • Understand variables (number, Boolean, string)
    • Create and use functions
    • Use all of the above to make a super cool game

    Roblox Coding, Level 1 (Beginner), Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Monday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)10th January 202221st March 2022
    Tuesday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)11th January 202222nd March 2022
    Saturday 9.30 AM - 10.30 AM (10 weeks)15th January 202226th March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: A computer with a web browser. You will need to have the following free software installed: Two devices are ideal for this course: one for Roblox Studio (laptop/computer) and the other for Zoom (can be a tablet/laptop/computer). Age Requirement: 10+ No prior coding experience necessary. If your child has attended Roblox 1 before, then they should book Roblox 2.
  • Like Brookhaven, Adopt Me, Meep City or Royale High? You're going to LOVE this course! Learn how to make a role-play game and publish it on Roblox. Learn to create role play mini games like the popular Roblox game ‘Brookhaven’ and find out how to pack your games with even more features! Roleplay is the most popular game genre at the moment, attracting millions of players every day on the Roblox portal. This is our most popular and exciting course. Students will create their own fully functional and realistic roleplay games. They will learn to publish their games and how to market them effectively to gain gameplay popularity. What you will learn:
    • Use Roblox Studio’s advanced features to model realistic interactions
    • Covering intermediate level LUA coding principles to design weapons and transport systems
    • Create custom world maps
    • Create custom accessories and effects
    • Understand physics concepts such as gravity and velocity in 3D games
    • Creating leader boards and scoring systems
    • Create custom sidekicks and superpowers
    • How to add special Game Passes (the specifics of this will be covered in the Advanced Roblox Game Entrepreneur course)
    • Publishing and marketing your roleplay game

    ROBLOX Roleyplay Games, Spring Term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Tuesday 6.45 PM - 7.45 PM (10 weeks)11th January 202222nd March 2022
    Wednesday 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM (10 weeks)12th January 202223rd March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. Recommended Age: 10+ (please speak to our Roblox team for guidance if your child is younger than 10). Experience: Completed a Beginner Level Roblox course, or you must be comfortable with Roblox Studio and will have prior experience of designing and publishing simple games. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: A computer with a web browser. You will need to have the following free software installed: Two devices are ideal for this course: one for Roblox Studio (laptop/computer) and the other for Zoom (can be a tablet/laptop/computer). Hardware: Windows 10 PC minimum 4GB RAM, or MacOS version 10.13 or higher and minimum 4RAM. Either a wired or a wireless mouse is recommended.
  • 10Jan
    Learn to code using your favourite gaming platform and develop fun Roblox games. Roblox is the most popular game creation platform in the world. Successful games and models have the potential to generate millions of Robux for creators all across the planet and any age. This spring Term Course is a great next step up from fundamental programming concepts and the Lua programming language. Lua is widely used as a scripting language by game developers across the world. Children will study the game design mechanics of the most popular games and will learn how to create monetisation strategies that can be applied in their own games. By the end of the course, the students will be comfortable programming and creating Roblox games and will have published at least one game on to Roblox, which could end up helping them make lots of Robux!
    • Learn advanced game design concepts
    • Use LUA programming scripts to create custom behaviours and game interactions
    • Create NPC animations (for example 'Rag Doll' behaviours)
    • Use powerful 3D model creation tools such as Blender and Maya to create amazing 3D meshes and custom models
    • Strategies to monetise such as creating game passes
    • Use all of the above to make super cool games

    ROBLOX Gaming Entrepreneur - Level 3, Spring term Timetable 2022:

    DayStart DateEnd Date
    Monday 6.45 PM - 7.45 PM (10 weeks)10th January 202221st March 2022
    Duration: 10 weeks Frequency: Once a week Note: Half term break (no sessions): 14th February – 20th February 2022 Challenges may vary depending on the child’s age/ability as we have multiple streams running within each session. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: A computer with a web browser. You will need to have the following free software installed: Age Requirement: 10+ Course participants must have attended a Roblox coding course with us (week-long camp or term time club) prior to starting this class.
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