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Image 2nd January 2015

Appathon update

We’re really pleased to announce that all 3 teams that we ran workshops with at Chepstow House received awards at the Appathon UK competition. We’re also really excited to conduct a workshop with prizewinners The John Lyon School. You can read all about the winners here: https://www.founders4schools.org.uk/appathon/

Image 2nd January 2015

Let’s make apps!

We’re really excited to continue our classes in web development and app building. Last term, we made some drawing apps which we loaded onto Android phones with our Year 4 and 5 students. Next term, we have lots more exciting stuff planned! Join our Monday or Saturday classes to learn more.

Image 22nd December 2014

blue{shift} returns to the V&A

We’ll be teaching an app making class to teens at the V&A on the 17th and 18th of January from 11AM to 4PM. The class will be geared towards 13-15 year olds and will take place all day on the Saturday and Sunday.



Please register on the V&A website by going to http://www.vam.ac.uk/whatson/event/4088/create-lets-make-apps-825414703/.

Image 20th December 2014

Pumpkini

This drawing was made using Processing by one of our Year 3 students in our half term workshop in October 2014.

void setup() {
size(500, 500);
background(100,2,80);
}
void draw() {
fill(255,150,13);
ellipse(250,250,234,200);
fill(0);
triangle(250,270,230,290,270,290);
triangle(290,270,270,290,310,290);
triangle(210,270,190,290,230,290);
triangle(210,200,190,220,230,220);
triangle(290,200,270,220,250,220);
fill(0,255,0);
rect(235,140,20,20);
}

show codevoid setup() {
size(500, 500);
background(100,2,80);
}
void draw() {
fill(255,150,13);
ellipse(250,250,234,200);
fill(0);
triangle(250,270,230,290,270,290);
triangle(290,270,270,290,310,290);
triangle(210,270,190,290,230,290);
triangle(210,200,190,220,230,220);
triangle(290,200,270,220,250,220);
fill(0,255,0);
rect(235,140,20,20);
}

Image 18th December 2014

Scales

void setup() {
size(500,500);
}
void draw()
{
for(int i = 0; i for(int j = 0; j ellipse (i, j, 60, 60);{
}
}

show codevoid setup() {
size(500,500);
}
void draw()
{
for(int i = 0; i for(int j = 0; j ellipse (i, j, 60, 60);{
}
}

Image 4th December 2014

Processing Quiz

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Image 4th December 2014

Scratch Lesson 1: Form a Band

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.sky-form footer button.button {color: #5086ac; border: 2px #5086ac solid; background-color: #fff; width: 95%; font-family: LLBrownWeb-Regular; font-size: 1.5em; opacity: 1; padding: 2%; }

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