Teen Coding with Python - Week-long

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Online - Remote Learning
Mon Aug 17th - Fri Aug 21st 7:00pm-9:00pm 5 Days
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Mon Aug 17th - Fri Aug 21st 4:00pm-6:00pm 5 Days
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Mon Aug 17th - Fri Aug 21st 10:00am-3:00pm 5 Days
£395Details
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Sun Aug 23rd - Thu Aug 27th 10:00am-3:00pm 5 Days
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Mon Aug 24th - Fri Aug 28th 12:00pm-2:00pm 5 Days
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Online - Remote Learning
Mon Aug 24th - Fri Aug 28th 7:00pm-9:00pm 5 Days
£275Details
Online - Remote Learning
Mon Aug 24th - Fri Aug 28th 4:00pm-6:00pm 5 Days
£275Details
Online - Remote Learning
Mon Aug 24th - Fri Aug 28th 10:00am-3:00pm 5 Days
£395Details

Teen Coding with Python – Week-long

Teen Python Programming Course - Remote Learning

Get familiar with Python, one of the most widely-used and widely-taught programming languages in senior schools, universities and businesses, and learn to code from the ground up.

Ages:

13-17

Equipment:

Laptop, required

Currently available in:
  • Online
Pricing details
Price:  

£275-£395

Course highlights

WHAT YOU LEARN

WHAT YOU LEARN

Unlock your inner software engineer with a course that teaches you the skills to understand, create and debug like a pro.

GET AHEAD AT SCHOOL

GET AHEAD AT SCHOOL

A popular choice for students taking GCSE or A Level Computer science. Learn the fundamentals of modern coding including data types, variables, functions, loops and object oriented programming. This course covers all of the coding elements of the GCSE and most of those included in the A levels.

THE BIGGER PICTURE

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Expert tutors will teach you the programming language behind tech behemoths like Facebook, Netflix and Spotify.

Students
discuss one
of their
Python projects

Featured FAQ

My Child has done some Python already will he learn anything new on the Python course?

The topics covered in the Teen Coding with Python course cover the equivalent to what your child would do at GCSE and some A-level. This means unless your child is working on A-level Python they will …

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Course Overview

Learn one of the most in-demand coding languages in the world, used in start-ups, enterprise companies, and academic institutions. This is a top choice for students studying Computer Science for their GCSEs and want to take their skills to the next level in a fun and supportive environment.

Our code-loving instructors develop your programming proficiency by teaching you how to use variables, integers, floats, strings, loops, file I/O’s and data structures, as you work on your own challenge-focused projects. You will leave with the confidence to use the Python programming language independently.

While this is a beginners’ course, we do find that many teens who have already started to learn to program on their own find our “back to basics” approach very helpful as they fill in any gaps in their fundamentals.

This is an online learning course taught live by an expert tutor who is fully 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.

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 Part-time formats.

Course ratings

How much did you enjoy your course? Score: 4.8/5
How would you compare your experience at Fire Tech to school? Score: 4.5/5
How likely are you to create with technology for fun, using the skills you learned? Score: 4.3/5

 

Source: Post-course feedback, 46 ratings, Apr-Jun 2020

What your child will learn

  • Introduction to common Python programming environments
  • Core coding principles including variables, loops, if statements, and functions
  • Advanced coding methods including Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Create and interact with common data structures
  • Import and use third-party libraries to add powerful new features including graphical components
  • 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.

Typical daily schedule

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1 hour

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15 minutes

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1 hour

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1 hour

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Lunch

45 minutes

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15 minutes

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Break

45 minutes

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Lesson and finish

1 hour

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Lesson time

10 minutes

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Break

50 minutes

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Lesson and finish

Teen Coding with Python – 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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Fire Tech Camp was a great experience and the best camp I've ever been to. I think the camp does a great job in combining fun with learning.

Emma, 13yr old programmer