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Kids Get Coding

Welcome to Kids Get Coding! Data Duck is so happy to see you… and we are too!
Here you can find a number of activities to accompany the ‘Kids Get Coding!’ book series.
We have games, puzzles, challenges and more…

Jump to Kids Get Coding: Algorithms and Bugs
Jump to Kids Get Coding: Learn to Program
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Pong Games

Congratulations on  completing your first pong game!
(If you would like to revisit the previous steps visit this link here)
With Scratch you can make thousands of different games and add various features to your pong game!
If you want a challenge you can try to:

Make a score that tracks how may times …

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Python Learning Resources

Start your very first python sketch!

To start your sketch follow the instructions below!

You can either work from bit.do/bluepython or use the editor down below!

Joining Trinket is free!

 

 

 

 

Let’s make a flying rocket ship!

 

STEP 1 — GETTING STARTED

In this lesson we are going to code a rocket to fly around space.

screen.setup(400, 400) is the size of our …

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Two Player Pong Game

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/161524575/

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After School Clubs

blue{shift} provides a variety of creative coding and robotics after school clubs for schools. We teach a variety of coding languages for students of all ages, starting as early as reception.
We work with schools in providing support for their National Computing Curriculum so that their students have a space to develop their programming skills in …

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Schools we work with

Schools and educational bodies we work with

Chepstow House School
Ealing Council – Gunnersby Museum
Falcons School For Girls
Hyde Park School
Ibstock Place School
Knightsbridge School
Notting Hill Prep
Sussex House School
The Westway Trust
Wetherby Prep
Wetherby Pre-Prep

We have also run workshops with the following:

Bassett House School
The …

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the blue{shift} story

The blue{shift} story

In 2013, I was approached by some mums who were keen for their children to learn to code.

I had been teaching computer-based design at the university level in London and had children of my own. I was also passionate about empowering children to create with code as opposed to simply consuming technology through …