The Code Club projects are step by step guides for children to follow to create animations, games, websites and much more. Children will build up their programming skills as they move through the projects, and challenges provide opportunities to demonstrate and apply what’s been learnt.
Scratch is a graphical programming language, developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Children can drag and combine code blocks to make a range of programs, including animations, stories, musical instruments and games. It’s a bit like the programming equivalent of Lego!
HTML & CSS
HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a language for describing and structuring web pages. HTML documents can include things like text, images, sound and video, using ‘tags’ to organise the content.
Python is a widely used, general purpose, text-based programming language. We recommend downloading and using version 3.2 of Python.