Junior Scratch Coder - Week Long

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May
Online - Remote Learning
Mon May 3rd - Fri May 7th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon May 24th - Fri May 28th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon May 31st - Fri Jun 4th 10:00am-11:30am 5 Days
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Mon Jun 21st - Fri Jun 25th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon Jul 5th - Fri Jul 9th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon Jul 19th - Fri Jul 23rd 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon Aug 2nd - Fri Aug 6th 10:00am-11:30am 5 Days
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Mon Aug 2nd - Fri Aug 6th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Mon Aug 9th - Fri Aug 13th 10:00am-11:30am 5 Days
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Mon Aug 16th - Fri Aug 20th 10:00am-11:30am 5 Days
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Mon Aug 16th - Fri Aug 20th 5:00pm-6:30pm 5 Days
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Junior Scratch Coder – Week Long

Explore the basics of computer programming and program design by building some amazing projects each day!

Ages:

8-11

Equipment:

Laptop, required

Currently available in:
  • Online
Pricing details
Price:  

£195

This course is delivered online and therefore requires 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.

Junior Scratch Coder – Week Long

This course is delivered online and therefore requires 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.

from £195

Course highlights

Learn the fundamentals of programming

Learn the fundamentals of programming

Start coding from Day One and learn how to share and collaborate on projects. We believe that the skills to work with others are just as important as the technical aspects of programming.

Create multiple game types

Create multiple game types

Design and control sprites and apply automations. You can make multiple levels and apply your own scoreboard. Customise your game. The only limits are your imagination!

Get creative

Get creative

With the help of our expert Scratch tutors, create something new or expand on a previous project and share it with the world! Whether you're new to programming or want to enhance your skills, this is the perfect choice.

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What are the course instructors like?

Programme Leaders have a strong background in education coupled with technical expertise in the area they teach. They are supported by Camp Tutors, who are most frequently talented Computer Science …

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Course Overview

Developed by MIT, Scratch is one of the go-to languages for learning computer programming.

Its block based interface is intuitive and easy to use. In this exciting and creative course, we explore the basics of computer programming as well as program design by building some amazing projects each day.

Every student will get hands on with coding from Day One and learn how to share and collaborate on projects with their peers. We believe that the skills to communicate and work with others are just as important as the technical aspects of programming and that’s how great apps and computer programs are made.

  • + Learn the fundamentals of programming with Scratch, with program flow, inputs and outputs
  • + Build a maze and racing game, using sprite interaction, control and automation
  • + Create a complex platformer with multiple levels, power ups and a scoreboard
  • + Create a virtual character with camera interactions, text and audio
  • + Get creative – make something new and original, or expand on a previous project, and share it with the world!

This course is perfect for those who are looking for a new creative outlet, starting out on their coding journey or those who want to take their Scratch skills to the next level.

As this course is designed for younger learners, parents are welcome to join the sessions too, to help with focus and any minor technical issues.

 

Course ratings

How much did you enjoy your course? Score: 4.5/5
How would you compare your experience at Fire Tech to school? Score: 4.3/5
How likely are you to create with technology for fun, using the skills you learned? Score: 4.1/5

 

Source: Post-course feedback, 26 ratings, Apr 2020 – Feb 2021

What your child will learn

  • Learn about program flow, inputs and outputs, sprites, animations and variables
  • Mastery of sprite interaction, control and automation
  • How to make a platformer with multiple levels with players lives and continually updating scoreboard
  • Create a virtual character with camera interactions, text and audio interactions, and learn about arrays
  • How to share and collaborate on projects with peers, which is as important as the technical aspects of programming

Typical daily schedule

All Day

1 hour

ICON: Lesson time

Lesson time

15 minutes

ICON: Break

Break

1 hour

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Lesson time

1 hour

ICON: Lunch

Lunch

45 minutes

ICON: Lesson time

Lesson time

15 minutes

ICON: Break

Break

45 minutes

ICON: Lesson and finish

Lesson and finish

Junior Scratch Coder – Week Long FAQs

Questions and answers of the customers


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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"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