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  • Coding Intro 4 Kids (ages 8-11)

    The Coding Intro 4 Kids course is designed for children aged 8-11 who are taking their first steps in coding.

    Scratch is a procedural programming language invented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for teaching children the concepts of programming using visual blocks as the basic programming constructs. The coding environment within Scratch is both graphical and event-driven.

  • Online GCSE Computer Science (Years 9, 10 & 11)

    Spark4Kids is offering online GCSE courses for Year 9, 10 and 11 students planning to take GCSE Computer Science exam. These courses provide preparation and revision for Paper 1 and Paper 2 topics (computer coding and algorithms), the practice- and skills-based GCSE Computer Science topics.

  • ONLINE Python 4 DofE (age 13-17)

    The ONLINE Python 4 DofE course introduces attendees to a powerful, modern programming language that has a gentle learning curve along with lots of useful accompanying documentation. The nature of Python means you can write short programs really quickly, with the platform remaining flexible enough for its use to be limited only by the programmers imagination.

    At the end of the course, you will receive a Spark4Kids certificate and a Skills Assessor report will be submitted to the Duke of Edinburgh towards your eventual skills award.

  • ONLINE Typing 4 DofE (age 13-17)

    The ONLINE Typing 4 DofE course is for attendees either looking to take their first steps in learning how to touch-type, or looking to improve on their existing typing skills. Using a gamified approach to learning to type, the challenges start out simple and progressively become more advanced. Using games, levels, badges, stars and leader boards, attendees learn to type interactively, building up their muscle memory and increasing accuracy and word-speed. Note that unlike courses from other providers, these weekly sessions are led by a LIVE!, remote tutor who is able to provide attendees guidance in real-time, along with progress reviews during the sessions.

    At the end of the course, you will receive a Spark4Kids certificate and a Skills Assessor report will be submitted to the Duke of Edinburgh towards your eventual skills award.

  • ONLINE Unity 4 DofE (ages 13-17)

    Our ONLINE Unity 4 DofE is a game design course for attendees aged 13-17, during which they will complete a number of video game coding and level design projects using the professionally-capable Unity games engine and the MonoDevelop scripting tool. Attendees will learn the basics of coding in the C# language, as well as how to operate the Unity engine to produce polished, fully-realised games.

    At the end of the course, you will receive a Spark4Kids certificate and a Skills Assessor report will be submitted to the Duke of Edinburgh towards your eventual skills award.

  • Python 4 Kids (ages 12-16)

    Python 4 Kids is a computer coding workshop for children aged 12-16 during which they will learn Python syntax by completing a series of game-based challenges, building up their knowledge of Python syntax as they progress.

  • Python Intro 4 Kids (ages 9-11)

    Python Intro 4 Kids is a computer coding workshop for children aged 9-11 which introduces attendees to a powerful, modern programming language that has a gentle learning curve and features usually found enterprise-level languages. It is used widely in many professional applications. This workshop is recommended for children who are ready to progress on to text/keyword-based languages after having programmed “block” based languages (such as Scratch).

  • Term-Time 2D Games Design 4 Kids (age 11-14)

    The Games Design 4 Kids course introduces kids to designing and coding 2D video games for computers, mobile devices, and the web. This course is recommended for children aged 11-14 who have extensive experience with block languages (such as Scratch) and want to branch into creating games for web, mobile and desktop using professional-level tools.

  • Term-Time HTML 4 Kids (ages 8-12)

    The HTML 4 Kids course, is designed for children aged 8-12. during which they will learn how to hand-code HTML and CSS by building a mini-website providing information on a topic of their choice. HTML and CSS are the two…

  • Term-Time JavaScript 4 Kids (age 11-14)

    JavaScript an ideal programming language for children progressing past the basics of coding, who want an introduction to programming on the web. This course is a next step in progression after completing our “Coding 4 Kids” course. This course is recommended for children aged 11-14 who are ready to progress on to text/keyword-based languages after having programmed “block” based languages (such as Scratch).

  • Term-Time Python 4 Kids (age 11-14)

    The Python 4 Kids course introduces attendees to a powerful, modern programming language that has a gentle learning curve and features usually found enterprise-level languages. It is used widely in many professional applications. This course is recommended for children aged 11-14 who are ready to progress on to text/keyword-based languages after having programmed “block” based languages (such as Scratch).

  • Term-Time Python Intro 4 Kids (age 8-11)

    The Python Intro 4 Kids course introduces attendees to a powerful, modern programming language that has a gentle learning curve and features usually found enterprise-level languages. It is used widely in many professional applications. This course is recommended for children aged 8-11 who are ready to progress on to text/keyword-based languages after having programmed “block” based languages (such as Scratch).