Live Code Alongs

Every week we broadcast a live & interactive "Code Along" class where we make a coding project.

Students get points and awards as they work through the lesson and we give out a prize to the best entry.

Our Code Alongs are free to join, just register your class to join in.

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Penalty Shootout

Penalty Shootout

Create a penalty shootout game, can you score on the keeper?

9-12 year olds Streamed live on Wed 22 Sep 21

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Flying Animation

Flying Animation

In this lesson we will program a cat to run, jump and fly through the air while background scenery flies by.

9-12 year olds Wed 29 Sep 11:00

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Attack of the Dots

Attack of the Dots

In this project we create a game where you control a coloured disc and you must spin it to match the colored dots that are attacking!

9-12 year olds Wed 06 Oct 11:00

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Autonomous Car

Autonomous Car

In this lesson we learn about autonomous cars and program a car to drive around a test track with no one driving it except a computer program!

9-12 year olds Wed 13 Oct 11:00

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Pattern Snake

Pattern Snake

Create stunning visual snake patterns by moving your mouse.

9-12 year olds Wed 20 Oct 11:00

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First Arcade Project

First Arcade Project

Create a simple game in Arcade so we can learn about the code editor and what sorts of things we can do.

9-12 year olds Wed 27 Oct 11:00

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First Platformer

First Platformer

Create your first platform game in Arcade!

9-12 year olds Wed 03 Nov 11:00

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Arcade Space Shooter

Arcade Space Shooter

Control a space ship that has to dodge and shoot asteroids!

9-12 year olds Wed 10 Nov 11:00

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What's happening in our schools

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What's Happening Right Now
  • CodeNinja
    1 days ago
    Join our Code Along this Wednesday 💻😃

    We have another Primary School Code Along this Wednesday at 11am where we'll be coding a penalty shootout game ⚽.


    The Code Alongs last an hour and we'll be giving away a Microbit V2 to a lucky coder, hope to see you all there!

    Alan (CodeNinja)

  • Jamiecarb2021
    38 seconds ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Download and add the goal backdrop from the Penalty Shootout project.
  • Markull
    18 minutes ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Clone the ball from the Attack of the Dots project.
  • TechSupport
    1 hours ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Receive message 'stop' from the Tilt Remote Control Car project.
  • Chetty
    1 hours ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Explore! from the Scratch Tutorial project.
This week's leaderboards
# Coder Points
1
courtney_ryan
Newbridge YTDC
2150
2
Tomry
Coding Ireland
1530
3
Matty
Coding Ireland
1440
4
Markull
Coding Ireland
1440
5
Owen
Coding Ireland
1335
# Scshool Points
1 Scoil Mhuire
Galway
8175
2 S N Baile Atha N Riogh
Galway
7045
3 Scoil An Chlochair Cill Bheagan
Westmeath
6570
4 Scoil Mhuire
Kildare
5935
5 Carbury Nat Sch
Sligo
5465

Based on points scored 15 Sep to 22 Sep.

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