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Coding

Coding is a fundamental skill for the digital age. Learning to code helps students develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and equips them with the ability to understand and create technology. It also opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the technology field.

Beginner
9 week course
Introduction to Coding: Building Blocks for a Digital World

Coding fundamentals, Scratch programming, Game development, Project creation, Text-to-speech, Digital world

This introductory course provides a comprehensive overview of the coding universe, starting with the basics of coding and progressing to hands-on projects using Scratch. Students will learn how to create a Paddle Ball Game, before moving on to more complex projects such as a Space Shooter, Attack of the Dots, and Rocket Lander. The course also delves into practical applications of coding, teaching students how to develop a Text to Speech translator, a language translator, and a digital clock. This course is perfect for beginners looking to understand and apply the fundamentals of coding.

Advanced
7 week course
An Introduction to JavaScript: Magical World of JavaScript

Introduction to JavaScript with Microbits, basic syntax, creating simple interactive projects.

Dive into the dynamic world of web development with this introductory course on JavaScript. Starting with the basics, you'll learn what JavaScript is and its unique features. The course then delves into variables and data types, essential tools for storing and manipulating data. Finally, you'll explore operators and conditional statements, which are fundamental to creating interactive web applications. With a mix of theory and practical exercises, you'll gain a solid foundation in JavaScript, opening the door to a wide range of exciting opportunities in web development.

Advanced
5 week course
Interactive Web Design with HTML & CSS

HTML Form Creation, Advanced Input Types, Audio/Video Embedding, Complex Table Crafting, CSS Flexbox Usage, Responsive Design.

This course will guide you through the intricacies of web design using HTML and CSS. In the 'HTML Mastery' module, you will learn everything from form creation basics to embedding audio and video, and crafting complex tables. The 'CSS Advanced Techniques' module will introduce you to Flexbox and responsive design. By the end of this course, you will have the skills to create interactive, responsive websites that look great on any device. Prior experience with HTML and CSS is beneficial but not required.

Advanced
12 week course
An Introduction to Python

Python basics, variables, control structures, loops, decision-making, operators, data structures, arrays, advanced tactics, functions, scope, local/global.

Dive into the world of programming with this comprehensive course on Python, a versatile and widely-used programming language. Begin with the basics in the 'Python Playground' module, where you'll learn about variables and their mastery. Next, explore control structures, including loops, decision-making, and operators. Delve into data structures, focusing on arrays and advanced tactics. In the 'Functions' module, understand function creation and the difference between local and global scopes. Finally, apply your newfound skills in the 'Student Project' module, where you'll create your own Python project, showcasing your programming prowess.

Advanced
7 week course
AI - Training and Using Models

AI models, AI image models, AI pose models, AI model training

Dive into the world of artificial intelligence with this exciting course that explores AI models and their applications. Begin with an introduction to AI models, followed by hands-on experience in creating image and pose models. Discover how to integrate these models into Scratch projects, such as an AI-powered Rock, Paper, Scissors game and a Pose Space game. Finally, unleash your creativity by crafting your own AI project, applying the skills and knowledge gained throughout the course. Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey into the realm of AI model training and usage!

Expert
7 week course
Building Dynamic Websites with HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

HTML integration, CSS styling, JavaScript functionality, web development tools, DOM manipulation, form validation, external libraries, APIs, weather app, dynamic websites.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the creation of dynamic websites, starting with the fundamentals of integrated web development. You'll gain an understanding of how HTML, CSS, and JavaScript interact, and learn how to set up essential tools. The course then delves into the practical application of JavaScript, teaching scripting, DOM manipulation, dynamic form validation, and integration of external libraries and APIs. To reinforce learning, you'll undertake mini projects such as building an interactive quiz game and a weather web app. This course is ideal for aspiring web developers seeking hands-on experience.

Life Skills You'll Gain

Ready to level up your life skills? Learning about Coding is a great way to do it! Check out some of the abilities you'll develop as you become a pro.

Problem-solving

Requires breaking down complex problems into smaller, manageable tasks, and then finding solutions to those tasks.

Critical thinking

Requires understanding the logic and structure of a program or robot, and being able to think critically about how to improve it.

Creativity

Allows students to express their creativity by building their own programs, games, art and other digital projects.

Persistence and grit

Can be challenging, and learning it often requires a lot of trial and error which develops persistence and grit as they work through difficult problems.

Collaboration

Often done in teams, and students learn how to work effectively with others and communicate their ideas effectively.

Digital literacy

Can help students develop their understanding of technology and how it works, which can be useful in many areas of life.

Entrepreneurial skills

Can be used to develop and design websites, mobile applications, software and robots. This can be used to start a business venture or to create a startup.

STEM skills

Often requires a combination of science, technology, engineering and math, and students who take robotics courses may develop their STEM skills and knowledge.

Communication

Students learn to express ideas effectively, collaborate, and provide feedback to achieve successful outcomes.

Discover Your Dream Career

Wondering where your Coding skills can take you? Check out these potential careers to discover your options.

Software Developer

They write computer programs to make sure the software you use on your computer or phone works properly.

Web Developer

They make websites that you can visit on the internet and make sure they look good and work well.

Mobile Developer

They make apps for your phone or tablet, like the games you play or the social media you use.

DevOps Engineer

They help make sure that the software people make works well and is easy for others to use.

Full-Stack Developer

They work on all parts of a website, from the front-end (what you see on the screen) to the back-end (what happens behind the scenes).

Game Developer

They create the video games you play on your computer or gaming console.

Cloud Engineer

They help make sure that people can access their information and programs from anywhere, using the internet.

Artificial Intelligence Engineer

They create computer programs that can think and make decisions like a human.

Develop Life Skills

Learning about Coding can help students develop a variety of life skills, including:

Problem-solving

Requires breaking down complex problems into smaller, manageable tasks, and then finding solutions to those tasks.

Critical thinking

Requires understanding the logic and structure of a program or robot, and being able to think critically about how to improve it.

Creativity

Allows students to express their creativity by building their own programs, games, art and other digital projects.

Persistence and grit

Can be challenging, and learning it often requires a lot of trial and error which develops persistence and grit as they work through difficult problems.

Collaboration

Often done in teams, and students learn how to work effectively with others and communicate their ideas effectively.

Digital literacy

Can help students develop their understanding of technology and how it works, which can be useful in many areas of life.

Entrepreneurial skills

Can be used to develop and design websites, mobile applications, software and robots. This can be used to start a business venture or to create a startup.

STEM skills

Often requires a combination of science, technology, engineering and math, and students who take robotics courses may develop their STEM skills and knowledge.

Communication

Students learn to express ideas effectively, collaborate, and provide feedback to achieve successful outcomes.

Pro Interview

Advice from Pros

We also include video interviews with leading Coding professionals and experts, providing students with valuable insights and advice on the world of Coding, as well as a glimpse into the diverse career opportunities available in this field.

Explore Future Career Paths

Learning about Coding can put students on track for a rewarding career

Software Developer

They write computer programs to make sure the software you use on your computer or phone works properly.

Web Developer

They make websites that you can visit on the internet and make sure they look good and work well.

Mobile Developer

They make apps for your phone or tablet, like the games you play or the social media you use.

DevOps Engineer

They help make sure that the software people make works well and is easy for others to use.

Full-Stack Developer

They work on all parts of a website, from the front-end (what you see on the screen) to the back-end (what happens behind the scenes).

Game Developer

They create the video games you play on your computer or gaming console.

Cloud Engineer

They help make sure that people can access their information and programs from anywhere, using the internet.

Artificial Intelligence Engineer

They create computer programs that can think and make decisions like a human.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our online coding learning platform for schools provides a comprehensive and engaging curriculum that teaches students the fundamentals of coding and computer science. Our platform features interactive lessons, real-world projects, and personalized support to help students develop essential skills for the 21st century. By using our platform, schools can enhance their curriculum, prepare students for future careers, and promote digital literacy.

Our courses are tailored to the unique needs and abilities of students in different age groups. We offer curriculum for students between 6 - 18 years old.

This allows us to provide age-appropriate content and instruction that best supports students' learning and development.

No prior coding experience is required to use our platform. Our curriculum is designed to be accessible and engaging for beginners and advanced learners alike.

Our platform is web-based and can be accessed on any device with an internet connection. Teachers can create student accounts, assign lessons and projects, and monitor progress and performance. Students can complete lessons and projects at their own pace and receive feedback and support from their teacher or our online community of coding educators.

A digital skill pathway is a collection of courses within a particular field of study, such as robotics, that provides students with an introduction to the field and gradually expands their knowledge and skills in that area.

Our digital skills pathways provide comprehensive education and guidance to students throughout primary and secondary school, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in higher education and in their future careers.

Our platform is web-based and can be accessed on any device with an internet connection. We recommend using a modern web browser, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari, for the best experience. No additional software or hardware is required to use our platform.

The number you enter for your school during registration depends on your school's country:

  • Ireland: Please enter your School Roll Number. This is a unique identifier for schools in Ireland.
  • UK: Enter the School URN (Unique Reference Number). This is a unique number allocated to all schools in the UK.
  • US: Please enter your school's NCES ID (National Center for Education Statistics Identifier). This is a unique identification number for recognized educational institutions in the US.

Please ensure you input the correct number to ensure accurate identification and registration for your school.

If you are unsure of your school number please contact us and we'll be glad to help.

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