Notting Hill Club

Notting Hill Club

255.00

Our Coding Club runs on Mondays from 4:15 - 5:15 pm.  We tailor the class to each child's ability and interests.  Each lesson includes both Coding and Touch Typing, revolving around making games and creative coding projects.

10 weeks

Mondays: 15 January - 26 March *

* Half Term (no class) - 12 February

Location: The Tabernacle Meeting Room - 34 Powis Square, London W11 2AY

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Club Details

Cypher is welcoming new and returning students into our Autumn club! All students will get to build fun and interactive projects, developing weekly projects that will allow students to build up their knowledge and experience of programming concepts. As students progress through the course, they will build their own characters, objects, backgrounds and games. 

Returning students will be moving forward with course progression on to level 2 or 3 of the course, developing skills in sequencing, pattern recognition, loops, and conditional logic to create programs. They will also create scenes using coding, adding sounds and music, and using keyboard controls to drive their programs; learning about motion, broadcasting messages, and adding special effects.

Each session will also include 10 minutes of touch typing exercises to assist students with additional basic computer skills training.

LEARNING OUTCOMES  Level 1

  • Using block based coding via Tynker

  • Understanding sprites and backgrounds

  • Learning all the different types of code blocks

  • Building up knowledge of core programming concepts

  • Touch typing and computer skills training

LEARNING OUTCOMES  Level 2 & 3

  • Create interactive scenes with actors, scenes and music

  • Design animations using loops

  • Program motion along x- and y-axes

  • Build algorithms using conditional logic

  • Understanding scripts running in parallel

  • Program music using notes, tempo and instruments

  • Create different scenarios and effects in games

  • Progressing of troubleshooting and debugging simple programs

  • Touch typing and computer skills training