We encourage everyone to have a go at coding as it is such a useful modern skill. To this end we have laptops pre-loaded with Scratch and Python or you can access your own on-line accounts. We can also help you with HTML the language of the internet and web-sites.
We are members of Code Club and Coderdojo, so you can have access to their full resources (which include App development projects) and participate in their competitions.
Bring along your friends and whether you are coders or budding designers and musicians, and together make a viable game or app. We will be encouraging you to enter coding competitions together.
We regularly run starter sessions, and if you are an experienced coder, we will help you transition to other languages or improve your current skills.
Our volunteers in this area are David Harper (Computer Science) and Lesley Ellis (Scratch starter courses). Leading this area are Member Tutors Jamie (Python) and Harvey (Scratch), both of whom have won the International CoderDojo competition.
Coding at our Club includes physical computing including electronics, and applied computer science techniques to build your understanding of how systems work.
Click here for links to some Club developed games :
Viking Quest : https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/485496157/
Harvey’s Joint Winner of the 2020 CoderDojo competition : https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/437221871/