Coding Games with Java - Part-time


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Coding Games with Java – Part-time

Teen Java Programming Course

Master key computing concepts and coding basics. Students will use Java and the Greenfoot library to learn computer science theory, syntax, and object oriented coding.




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Course highlights

Learn the industry standard

Learn the industry standard

Begin to program in Java one of the industry-standard programming languages that is ubiquitous across a wide range of sectors.

Using Greenfoot

Using Greenfoot

Start your game development journey using the Greenfoot environment designed to support new programmers.

A critical future skill

A critical future skill

Learn one of the key skills to thrive in 21st-century jobs

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Course Overview

We teach Java using the Greenfoot platform, developed at the University of Kent. Greenfoot makes coding interactive, easy and fun, providing a supportive environment for the creation of 2D graphical games and simulations. Students will learn coding concepts such as variables, functions and classes, as they go from game consumer to game creator. Our goal is for each participant to feel confident coding, as they undertake original projects and gain familiarity with the Java environment. We also show students the tools and resources available so they can continue learning and developing independently with Java after the course.

This is an excellent first coding course for teens aged 12+ and no previous programming knowledge is required. Younger gamers looking for an introduction to computer science fundamentals should check out our Video Game Design camp while teens might also be interested in our Teen Coding with Python course.

This is an online learning course led by an expert tutor who is fully DBS checked. You will join a small group of other young learners online, working together and making lots of progress in fun and interactive sessions. All sessions are monitored and recorded for safety.


This course is available in 2 part-time formats:

1 Day a Week:

Course length: 1 day a week for 5 consecutive weeks (total of 20 hrs of live tutoring)
Dates: pick a day between Saturdays or Sundays
Time slots: Choose to start at 10 am or 6 pm (GMT)

Weekly Club:

Course length: 2h per week for 5 consecutive weeks (total of 10h of live tutoring)
Dates: pick a day between Mondays, Wednesdays or Saturdays
Time slots: Choose to start at 10 am, 4 pm or 6 pm (GMT)


This course is also available in a week-long format.

What your child will learn

  • Introduction to common Java programming environments
  • Core coding principles including variables, loops, if statements, and functions
  • Programming Design Patterns and how to make reusable code
  • Equip students to debug their code and work out how to help themselves when they run into problems
  • Common game design ideas and principles
  • How video games are structured
  • Creating a simple game AI
  • How to create and use simple game assets

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Meet Leszek

Leszek studies Electronic and Information Engineering at Imperial College London and teaches our coding courses. He loves using his STEM skills to bring people together and recently created an Imperial college fantasy football app that connects 200 players together. 

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