"I learnt so much and the course has definitely made me consider studying computer science and coding in the future."Aaniya, Teen student
NEW! Broaden and deepen your understanding of Python by working on real-world projects. Build fantastic desktop apps, websites and videogames, and hack on any project from your own imagination.
Teen Coding with Python – Build Amazing Projects – Week long
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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Gain a deeper understanding of Python, through creating complex projects in the language
Solve real problems
Work on deep projects that can be used to solve real life problems
Broaden your knowledge
By working on real projects you'll gain a much broader and deeper understanding of Python than it is possible to get in a normal school setting
So you’ve spent some time learning to program in Python and now want to take a much deeper dive into how to use Python to solve specific programming challenges? That’s where our new Teen Coding with Python – Build Amazing Projects course comes in. The course is structured so that you’ll get to spend a full day on each of the topics getting to grips with some of the common use cases for the Python programming language.
Over the course of a week, you’ll spend a day learning how to build websites using the Flask web framework that is used by Netflix, Uber and Lyft to power parts of their infrastructure. A day learning how to build desktop apps using a professional-grade GUI library. Then you’ll move on to look at how Python is used in Data Science and Machine Learning, before spending a further day building video games using the Pyglet library. Finally, you’ll get a chance to hack on a project of your own devising based on one of the topics you’ve covered earlier in the week.
Whether you dream of building the next million-pound start-up, working at Facebook or Google, or becoming a Data Scientist, this course will give you a valuable skill to build a rewarding career in whatever field you choose.
This is an online learning course taught live by an expert tutor who is DBS-checked. You will join a small group of other young learners, working together and making lots of progress in fun and interactive sessions. All sessions are monitored and recorded for safety.
The course will assume all students have at least a familiarity with Object-Oriented Programming and will give you the opportunity to develop this more fully by solving real world problems. If you’re interested in studying Computer Science to A Level and beyond or are just fascinated by programming this course will help you extend your knowledge further.
|How much did you enjoy your course? Score: 4.3/5|
|How would you compare your experience at Fire Tech to school? Score: 4.1/5|
|How likely are you to create with technology for fun, using the skills you learned? Score: 4.4/5|
Source: Post-course feedback, 20 ratings, Aug 2020 – June 2021
What your child will learn
- Broaden and deepen your understanding of Objected-Oriented Programming in Python
- Learn to build a website using the Flask Web Framework
- Create a desktop app using an industry-grade GUI toolkit
- Improve your knowledge of Data Science and Machine Learning
- Create video games based on the Pyglet library and OpenGL
- Work on a large scale project of your own devising
Typical daily schedule
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