Coding lessons and teacher training for primary schools

  • Student coding & STEM courses
  • Teacher training & certification
  • School events & workshops

Step by Step Lessons

Every lesson and project comes with step by step instructions that are easy to follow.

Graded by Age & Experience

Lessons are broken down by age and experience bringing students from beginners to coding experts.

Student Aids

Steps have audio and video instructions to help students work independently as well as teacher notes and a fully completed solution.

Teacher Training Courses
Learn how to teach coding

Teacher training & resources

We provide both online and workshop based teacher training that gives school teachers the knowledge and skills to teach coding.

  • Online
  • Self paced
  • Certificate from Coding Ireland
  • Tips & resources
  • Teacher webinars
  • Expert advice
"A fantastic course that makes an area that is so confusing initially to be easily understood. There will be so many jobs in IT, coding and computer programming in the future and it is very important that we, as educators, realise this. I would highly recommend."

Barry Gleeson

Gort National School

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Student coding courses & projects

Ready to go coding courses and lesson plans for primary school aged children.

  • Graded by age
  • Step by step instructions
  • Educational & fun!
  • Learning points & awards
  • Student certificates
  • Live coding classes & competitions
"Coding helped my class develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills. It also encouraged pair work as they helped each other to try new things and find a solution."

Nodlaig Lowe

Prosperous National School

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Coding Lessons and Projects

What's happening in our schools

Here's what's happening right now in Irish schools & libraries.

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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
    20 minutes ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Download and add the goal backdrop from the Penalty Shootout project.
  • Markull
    38 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
Newbridge YTDC
Coding Ireland
Coding Ireland
Coding Ireland
Coding Ireland
# Scshool Points
1 Scoil Mhuire
2 S N Baile Atha N Riogh
3 Scoil An Chlochair Cill Bheagan
4 Scoil Mhuire
5 Carbury Nat Sch

Based on points scored 15 Sep to 22 Sep.

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