It begins!

Posted on May 13, 2014

Sir, that's the most awesome thing I've ever done. If you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of months you will have absolutely no idea that I was starting a code club, for the rest of you... it has begun. Tonight was the first day of my code club at St Margarets Primary School, and judging by the quote above it seemed to go quite well. You can find out more about what we actually did in the club blog over here but I thought I'd ...

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Yep, I’m starting a code club

Posted on March 29, 2014

Following on from my thoughts about starting a code club, I seem to have gone ahead and done it. On Monday I popped in to my old primary school St. Margaret's, picked up the contact details for the ITC teacher and fired of an email when I got to the office. Same day I noticed @stevieflow tweeting about the North West cold club meet that was taking place that week, so I hopped on to Eventbrite and booked my place. Thursday evening we met at ...

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Thinking of starting a Code Club

Posted on March 23, 2014

Ive been thinking of doing this for quite some time, I'd even booked on the open event in Manchester last year when my spine went twang and the idea of making any movements that were not an absolute necessity went out of the window. Code Club is a voluntary initiative started by Clare Sutcliffe and Linda Sandvik which aims to teach kids to code using scratch, and in later modules python. Started in 2012 Code clubs can now be found in ...

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