School Holiday Hacks - Live Online Coding Sessions

To claim your free prize, complete the signup form and select a session at a date and time that works for you and your child.

Book a free trial session of this online coding club

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Congratulations, you are a winner!! Get ready to experience the wonders of code this summer :-)

The best way to learn to code!

Fully supported with our online mentors - the perfect club for all levels of coder!

 

Learning to code can be dry and hard to engage with. Our game dev club is designed to unleash the coding creativity in your child by using their love of gaming and developing skills for life!

During the one-and-a-half-hour online session, we will be hacking and modding games in lots of fun, creative ways. If your child loves games, then they are in the right place!

Book a free trial coding club session, and start learning to code

HOW IT WORKS!

Learn to code...accidentally!

Once you've booked onto the session of your choice one of our customer support team will give you a call and make sure you have everything ready for your free summer session.

DRAG & DROP

Use code blocks to get comfortable with coding & understand how everything fits together.

Start coding in blocks

CODE

When you are ready, transition to writing the Python - using blocks as hints if you need them!

Move on to coding in python

MOD

Get more confident with the code by modding your game - work with the mentor to discover how code works and become a pro-coder!

SHARE

Share your newly created game with other members in the club and show off all the fantastic mods you’ve made to your game!

Share your games with other members of the coding club

Watch

Easy-to-follow, step-by-step video tutorials teach you how to code

Code

Use code blocks to hack & mod games, removing the complexity of written code.
Once you've mastered the basics, move to writing code in Python and then
eventually TypeScript.

Play

Play newly created games and share them with friends.

My boy starts asking when it's time for another Game Dev Club within a day of the last!!

Book your FREE PRIZE session for this summer

no credit card required

 

Sessions last for one and a half hours. 

No prior coding experience is expected or required.

You will require a laptop or PC with a microphone and webcam to access sessions.

Once you have claimed your free prize session, we will contact you to explain what to expect next.

 

Hacker Sessions (beginner - recommended for 8-10-year-olds): Working with a mentor, children will use Scratch to "Hack" and make games like Space Indavers and Pacman.

 

Modder Sessions (intermediate - recommended for 11-14-year-olds): This live mentor-led session will see children and teenagers undertaking a fun challenge by modding pre-built games & getting to grips with the basics of how games work, so they can work their way to being pro coders.

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Enter your details below and one of our mentors will call (monday-friday, 9am-6pm) to find out about your child and their ability so we can assign them to a mentor and a club that would suit them

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FAQ

A decent internet connection, a laptop/desktop computer and access to a browser like Chrome to use The Code Zone Online platform. We're currently working on better supporting mobile and tablet devices, so for now you need a device that has a screen width of 12.9" or larger.
No, they won't get bored. We encourage more advanced coders to 'hack' our challenges. We want them to create something new that matters to them and stretches their creativity and coding abilities.
Yes, your child's safety is of paramount importance to us and we want to build a safe online community for young people. All Zone Leaders have enhanced DBS checks and our platform is fully secure with enhanced security features. All lobby chats and social sharing between participants will be moderated by our Zone Leaders.
Yes, our challenges are designed to be scalable for all skill levels and abilities. If your child is new to coding - they can complete our 'Skill of Scratch' mini-series course before tackling the main challenges. Each challenge starts with a video intro from a Zone Leader to set the scene, and challenge cards also give more support.

The Code Zone Online platform also has tutorials and mini-series guides and help blocks with tips to help users if they get stuck. And for Online + Community customers have live Zone Leader support on hand for a more personal tutorial style of session.

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