Hour of Code

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7th to 13th December

Children from across the world will take part in Hour of Code and we’re joining in the fun! 

 

What is the Hour of Code?

Hour of Code is an initiative primarily aimed at children, but anyone who is interested can give it a go and see how easy and how much fun coding can be!  It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early and building upon these skills, pupils will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. For statistics visit code.org.

Students of all ages can choose from a variety of self-guided tutorials, for 4 and up.

 

How can my child access Hour of Code at home?

Tutorials work on any modern browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all. Simply visit https://uk.code.org/learn, choose a tutorial and play!

 

What sort of coding activities are available?

Code.org’s own tutorials feature Disney’s Frozen, Scrat from Ice Age, Angry Birds, and Plants vs. Zombies.  This year new creations have been added,

Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code and Minecraft Hour of Code.

 

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I don’t know anything about coding?

No experience is needed simply visit https://uk.code.org/learn and get coding!

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