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Teen Java Club

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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.




Laptop, required

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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.



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.



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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What is the tutor:student ratio?

This varies from course to course, but we generally have a maximum of 8 students per tutor.

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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:


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


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


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

Teen Java Club FAQs

Is this course available in North West London?Back to product
asked by Anonymous on 2018-08-18 19:37:53
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  1. Hi - we have courses at South Hampstead High School. Please go to locations and select South Hampstead High School and you can see what's available there. Thanks!
    Jill Hodges answered on 2019-01-08 13:53:52

Meet Sean

Sean studies Design Engineering at Imperial College London but you'll often find him buzzing around camp teaching our Video Game Design courses. He loves seeing campers push through challenges and publish a game to show their friends and family. 

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