HackLab Computer Club Jr – After School

Your Weekly Stem Club

HackLab is your One-Stop all-purpose computer club. If you just love technology in general but you’re not quite sure what you’re really interested in, this is the place for you. Experience everything from programming to digital art in this casual, super fun weekly club.

 

  • Ages:

    10-12

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • Online
  • Pricing details
    Price:

    345.18

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

HackLab Computer Club Jr – After School

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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In this course picker times will be displayed in timezone chosen above but all times shown elsewhere will reflect the UK Times these events take place.

February
Online - Remote Learning
Wed Feb 2nd - Wed Apr 20th 5:00pm-6:00pm 12 Days
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March
Online - Remote Learning
Wed Mar 2nd - Wed May 18th 5:00pm-6:00pm 12 Days
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Online - Remote Learning
Wed Mar 30th - Wed Jun 15th 5:00pm-6:00pm 12 Days
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April
Online - Remote Learning
Wed Apr 27th - Wed Jul 13th 5:00pm-6:00pm 12 Days
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Course highlights

Cool Projects

Cool Projects

Learn new stem skills and make cool projects to amaze and entertain your friends and family. Think of it as a sort of portfolio.

Bucket loads of topics

Bucket loads of topics

Get to know what you love! In HackLab you will use a new piece of software every 4 - 6 weeks. We'll cover everything from Web Design to photo editing.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Be part of an ongoing community by sharing, presenting and collaborating with others. You'll get to work on your own and develop working in small groups.

Exclusive Content

Exclusive Content

You'll get exclusive access to talks, master classes and competitions run during your weekly slot.

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Course Overview

HackLab Club is your One-Stop all-purpose computer club. If you just love technology in general but you’re not quite sure what you’re really interested in, this is the place for you.

From coding video games to producing music, and from designing websites to creating stunning digital art, this super casual and extra fun course will give you a wide-ranging skill set you can use to jumpstart your tech journey!

Led by our highly entertaining, friendly and knowledgeable tutors, you’ll find this is a great place to embed yourself in the Fire Tech community and discover your passion.

Hacklab Club runs weekly during term time and topics are taught in short blocks. HackLab Club uses mostly online software so downloads are kept to a minimum.

 

What your child will learn

  • How to get started using Python (The world’s most popular programming language)
  • HTML and CSS (The language of the internet, learn how to make web pages)
  • Programming in Javascript. JavaScript is used to make website interactive and can be used to make games.
  • Photo Editing. Create stunning posters and art work to make all your projects look amazing.
  • Video Editing. Learn how to edit video and the tips and tricks to make them look more professional.
  • Learn Game programming theory by making a platformer game
  • Create digital art using code.

"All the staff were amazing and really helpful. This course really boosted my confidence with computers and video game design. It was really fun and I made a lot of friends I'll be sorry to say goodbye to. Writing the coding was even more fun than playing the games."

Christina, Age 10