"It was really fun, I made new friends and I learnt a lot about how to code and solve problems."Purav, Teen Java Programmer
Take your coding further with this second step in learning Python. This course builds on the Python fundamentals covered in the Teen Coding with Python course. Duke of Edinburgh Award Approved for the Bronze Skills Programme.
Teen Coding With Python II – DofE Award Approved
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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The next step
Take your journey into Python to the next level, extending and deepening your understanding of the language that underpins the vast majority of AI and Machine learning projects.
Build on the basics
Build on the fundamentals learnt in our Teen Coding with Python 1 course
Become a better coder
Become self-sufficient when programming in Python. Learn to debug, test and design your programs to be robust as well as where to go for help and support.
Take your coding further with this second step in learning Python. This course builds on the Python fundamentals covered in the Teen Coding with Python course and helps you to deepen your knowledge of this powerful and popular coding language that is helping a wide range of industries push the boundaries of digital innovation and creation.
Our specialist tutors will help you to develop more robust programming proficiency by developing your knowledge and use of advanced strings & expressions, file IO’s and data structures applied within challenge-focused environments.
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.
|This is a 12 week After School course which matches the requirements of the skills component of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award. If you are taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award, let us know and the tutor will provide the appropriate assessment required at the end of the course.|
For details of how this course covers the coding components of GCSE Computing, download the mapping grid here. Students will also cover topics such as Object Oriented Programming and Creating GUIs which they often won’t encounter until they study Computer Science at A Level or beyond.
This course is also available in a Week-long format.
What your child will learn
- Explore Object Oriented Programming in more depth, following on from its introduction in Teen Coding with Python 1
- Explore different Python IDEs and which is the best choice for a given use case
- Learn about concepts of inheritance and operator overloading
- How to install third-party libraries to extend Python's functionality
- Automated testing of programs
- Making Python code interact with websites, web services and online data sources
- Identify everyday tasks that could be automated using Python