Tag Archives: scratch

New classes at Code Club

Now that TT is over, we’re starting some new classes at Code Club. These are introductory classes aimed at giving children, teens and adults a taste of what coding is like and hopefully inspire and interest, hobby or even future career. This is what we have on offer: Learn to Code with Scratch : A […]

Ghostbusters, Javascript Canvas and more Roblox

This Saturday we’re continuing with the classes we started a few weeks back at Code Club. At 16:00 we’re continuing Javascript 2 with an introduction to the HTML5 canvas element and how we can use Javascript to create graphical displays. At 17:00, the Scratch class will continue with an old favourite: Ghostbusters, which uses Scratch […]

More Javascript, Scratch and Roblox

This Saturday we’re continuing our Javascript class at 4:00pm. We have started using jQuery now and it’s really pushed our Javascript work up a notch. We’re expecting the next few sessions to be fun. We’ve started a new Scratch class too and this week the 5:00pm Scratch class will be following the Lost in Space […]

Space Junk, lots of Tech and a brand new Javascript class

This Saturday we’ll holding our final Scratch class of this season at 4:00pm, one called Space Junk, which I believe might be the first time we’re doing this project. It’s a good one to end the course with, as it brings together a number of concepts learnt in a fun way and means everyone has […]

Clone Wars, Roblox, WordPress, Alexa and much more

This Saturday at 16:00 we’ll be running our penultimate Scratch session of this term, a session called Clone Wars where the class will be creating a shoot-em-up using all the things they have learnt in Scratch so far. As with all our sessions, it’s great fun with lots to learn. At 17:00 we’ll be continuing […]

Catch the Dots, Roblox, Alexa Skills and much more

This Saturday, we’re running a Scratch project at 4:00pm called Catch the Dots. We’ve done this a number of times before and it’s always great to see the class put together a game that they and their friends can play. It’s a fantastic example of what can be built by beginners learning to program and […]

Dodgeball, Roblox and Cybersecurity

This Saturday, we’ll be running our Scratch class as usual at 16:00. This week we’ll be following a project called Dodgeball, which involves creating a platform-based game, complete with obstacles and baddies. It’s good fun, and the class is bound to learn lots of new things. This will be followed by Advanced Roblox Scripting at […]

Flappy Parrot and more Roblox

This Saturday at 4:00pm the Scratch group will be working on an old favourite: Flappy Parrot! It’s a take on the famous Flappy Bird game, but using Scratch. The project uses collision¬†detection, simulates a physics engine and cloning as a way of instantiating new objects through the lifetime of game. They’re concepts we’ve introduced in […]

Welcome to 2018 – Starting with a Memory Game

Welcome to 2018, a New Year and one in which we’d love to get everyone coding! We’re starting this year with the continuation of our Scratch class, which is now half-way through the sessions we have prepared. Last week the class put together a boat race and we still have a number of handouts available. […]

Boat Race and getting ready for 2018

We’re getting ready for our last Scratch session of the year, a project called Boat Race. In this session we start using Scratch to introduce game mechanics, creating a race against a clock complete with obstacles and power-ups. Like the previous Scratch projects it’s lots of fun and a great way to learn to code. […]