Teen Java Club

Teen Java Programming Course Saturdays

Master key computing concepts and coding basics using Java and the Greenfoot library. Learn computer science theory, syntax, and object-oriented coding in small groups on our weekend sessions.

  • Ages:

    12-17

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • No location currently available
  • Pricing details
    Price:
For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

Teen Java Club

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

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Course highlights

WHAT YOU LEARN

WHAT YOU LEARN

Unlock your inner game developer with a course that teaches you the skills to understand, create and debug like a pro. This course will also show you how to apply those skills through various projects and challenges.

GET AHEAD AT SCHOOL

GET AHEAD AT SCHOOL

A popular choice for students taking GCSE or A Level Computer science. Learn the fundamentals of modern coding including variables, functions, loops and object oriented programming.

THE BIGGER PICTURE

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Fire Tech's tech-savvy, enthusiastic tutors will teach you object-oriented programming. Students learn the skills to become problem solvers and creators with the one of the most popular coding languages.

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Course Overview

Put your gaming experience and imagination into action, ending up with an original creation that you can take home, play and show to family and friends. 

Using the Greenfoot programming environment, students will learn to code in Java to create their own amazing games.
Coding concepts will include iteration, variables, Boolean logic, methods, functions and classes.
In addition, students will work on creating their own graphics and animations for use in their games.
This course’ will get young people creating, and not just consuming technology and to show them that coding can be exciting and relevant. 

This is an excellent first coding course for teens aged 12+ as no previous programming knowledge is required.

Each weekly session runs for 3hrs on Saturday or Sundays (depending on venue), for 5 consecutive weeks.

 

Find your closest club:

in LONDON

Chelsea Academy on Saturdays from 1.00pm to 4.00pm
On the following Saturdays:
SLOT 1: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
SLOT 2: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th


UCS from 1.00pm to 4.00pm
On the following Sundays:
SLOT 1: Apr 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
SLOT 2: June 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and July 5th

in CAMBRIDGE 

Hills Road Sixth Form from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
On the following Saturdays:
SLOT 1: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
SLOT 2: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

in MANCHESTER

Code Nation from 1.00pm to 4.00pm
On the following Saturdays: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 4th

Clubs don’t run during the half-term break.

Laptop hire is only available in our London clubs.
Pi-top computers and Chrome Books are not suitable for the course.

What your child will learn

  • Students will use Java and the Greenfoot library to learn computer science theory, syntax, and object oriented coding basics.
  • The fundamentals of game design: stories, characters, settings, attributions
  • Key terms and concepts within the Java programming language
  • Familiarity with the Greenfoot environment
  • Confidence in creating and implementing code
  • Testing and debugging
  • Tools and resources to take coding further through independent learning

Fire Tech Camp was a great experience and the best camp I've ever been to. I think the camp does a great job in combining fun with learning.

Emma, 13yr old programmer