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Get your computer chatting .. and let’s make some stuff!

Last week the Scratch team built a great Ghostbusters projects and we have more of the same this week.  Our Scratch session this Saturday will be dedicated to building a Chatbot. This introduces our class to decision trees and does so in a fun way. They will be using a sprite with multiple costumes which […]

Catching Ghosts, more Roblox and getting in the spirit

This Saturday at 4:00pm we’ll be running one of our favourite Scratch classes: Ghostbusters! It starts introducing our young students to the concept of game mechanics (which some of them already understand really well) and how Scratch can be used to build games. It’s also a great introduction to User Interaction (UX) and shaping a […]

Lost in Space and more Roblox

Our new Scratch class started with a bang last week. Well, it wasn’t quite a bang, but it was pretty noisy anyway as out new students learnt all about sprites, costumes and how to play sounds with Scratch. This Saturday at 4:00 pm we’ll be continuing with our next Scratch class ‘Last in Space’ which […]

New Scratch class and more Roblox Scripting

This Saturday we’ll be starting a brand new Scratch class at 16:00. Ths new cohort will be looking at what Scratch is all about, and using it to create a Rock Band. It’s a pretty noisy class to be in, but a great way to start learning the ins and outs of Scratch. This will […]

HTML, Roblox and more Scratch at Code Club

This Saturday at 4:00pm we’ll be having our last lesson in our HTML/CSS class, where we’ll be getting a little taste of Javascript and creating a pixel editor together. It’s the most advanced class in this series and hopefully will encourage our students to continue down the path they have started. At 5:00pm we’ll be […]

HTML Magazines and Roblox Scripting

Now that the mid-term holidays are well and truly over, Code Club is back in full swing with a full programme of activities for this Saturday. At 4:00pm we have the next in our HTML/CSS course, a lesson that sees our students creating a magazine layout using HTML. Like all the Code Club projects, it’s […]

An HTML Sunrise

We’re progressing with our HTML/CSS class this Saturday at 4:00pm with a new HTML project called Sunset. Last week we looked at CSS classes for styling divs, including colours, gradients and all sorts of border effects and the class had a great time creating badges. This week we’ll be looking at HTML animation effects and […]

HTML, Roblox and more events

This Saturday we’ll be continuing our current classes, with the HTML/CSS class learning all about positioning in HTML and using their newfound skills to build an on-screen Robot at 4:00pm. The 5:00pm class is dedicated to Roblox and is the final class in the Roblox Studio series. Last week the class built an airport together […]

Classes, WordPress and Cybersecurity

Our CodeClub sessions are proceeding in full swing, with HTML/CSS moving onto learning all about hyperlinks this Saturday at 4:00pm and the Roblox Design class at 5:00pm. In the meantime, the volunteer team is getting the Lego Mindstorms kits ready for operation so there’s some robotics happening in the Lab at the same time. If you’re […]

More HTML and starting Roblox Studio

We’re progressing with our HTML/CSS class (between 4:00pm and 5:00pm) and this week will be creating a web page with a recipe on it. This will enable us to explore more of what CSS can offer and introduce new HTML tags for making lists and other elements on a page. I’m pleased to say that […]