School Holiday Programs

Online Code Clubs from your home!

The need to travel to attend code club is a thing of the past with our new Online Code Clubs! These clubs take place at a venue that's convenient for you: your own home.

Delivered by Coding Kids tutors, we know that your aspiring coders will enjoy the interactive virtual programs.

  • Scratch: Learn the fundamentals of coding with a drag and drop coding blocks! (for 7-11 year olds)
  • App Dev: Build your first mobile app (iOS and Android) with drag and drop coding blocks! (for 10-15 year olds)
  • Python: Learn your first text-based programming language! (for 10-15 year olds)
  • 3D Modelling: Get creative and start making your own 3D designs! (for all ages)
  • Web Dev: Build your first interactive website! (for 10-15 year olds)

We are running three weeks of Online Code Clubs these winter  holidays (24 Sep - 6 Oct 2018). We have small class sizes with 6 students and 1 tutor. All of our tutors have Blue Cards (police checks).

 

Please note that, as we are a Brisbane-based organisation, all of our classes run in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST, GMT+10).

Please note that clicking the above button will redirect you to the ThinkSmart website to complete the enrolment process.

Class Information

Ages:

  • Scratch: 7-11 year olds
  • App Dev: 10-15 year olds
  • Python: 10-15 year olds
  • 3D Modelling: All ages
  • Web Dev: 10-15 year olds

Dates:

  • Week 1: Monday, 24th - Saturday, 29th September 2018
  • Week 2: Monday, 1st - Saturday, 6th October 2018

Duration: Classes last one hour. We ask that students are logged in and ready to begin five minutes before the start of class.

Prices: See pricing table below. 10% off when you buy 4 (paid) classes!

 

Please note that, as we are a Brisbane-based organisation, all of our classes run in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST, GMT+10).

Dates: Monday, 24th - Saturday, 29th September 2018

Class times:

  • Monday, 24th September
    • 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm: Beginner Scratch (Gold, Gold, Gold!)
  • Friday, 28th September
    • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm: App Dev (Pat the Puppy)
  • Saturday, 29th September
    • 11.15 am - 12.15 pm: Beginner Python (Dragon Door)

 

Want to try before you buy?

No worries! We offer free online introductory classes in Scratch, Python, Web Dev, 3D Modelling and App Development. Click here to check out our free classes page.

Dates: Monday, 1st - Saturday, 6th October 2018

Class times:

  • Monday, 1st October
    • 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm: Intermediate Scratch (Starfish Choir)
  • Friday, 5th October
    • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm: Intermediate Python (Sierpinski Triangle)
  • Saturday, 6th October
    • 11.15 am - 12.15 pm: Beginner Web Dev (Web Dev 1)

 

Want to try before you buy?

No worries! We offer free online introductory classes in Scratch, Python and Web Dev. Click here to check out our free classes page.

What is required before class?

  • Required a computer/laptop that has Internet access and a microphone. Please test your microphone before the first lesson
  • Download and install the Zoom videoconferencing client from https://zoom.us/download (the meeting code will be emailed out before the class)
  • For codeBuilder.Scratch, students are required to obtain a Scratch username and password from https://scratch.mit.edu
  • For hackafun.Python, students are required to download and install Python and IDLE (bundled package) from https://www.python.org/
  • For hackafun.3D, students are required to download and install Blender from https://www.blender.org/
  • For hackafun.webDev, students are required to sign up for an account at https://codepen.io/ 
  • For hackafun.appDev, students require a Gmail account to sign up for Thunkable at https://thunkable.com/ - please also ensure that you have an Android or iOS phone to be able to test your app

Note: A minimum of 4 students is required for a class to be run.

Online Holiday Class Price
1 Hour class $43
  • Super early bird pricing ($25) available until Wednesday, 29 August 2018.
  • Early bird pricing ($33) available until Wednesday, 19 September 2018.

Program Descriptions

Gold, Gold, Gold!

Build a game where the player roams around the castle collecting coins and gems to score points. Create your player’s character, perhaps a knight or a princess. Design an adventure for the player. But beware, avoid the dragon! Learn how to automate a character so that it can randomly move about the 2D game stage. Suitable for Scratch newcomers and beginners.

Dragon Door

Create the game of chance: Dragon Door. You have three choices. Pick a door. You either get treasure, nothing or a dragon! Design your game and learn how to program randomly selected outcomes. Suitable for Python newcomers and beginners.

 

Sierpinski Triangle

Let’s practice our loops by learning how to make a Sierpinski Triangle! Learn how to combine loops, the Turtle library and function declarations to draw mesmerising and complicated fractals! Suitable for Python intermediate students. Suitable for Python intermediate students.

We are not presently running 3D modelling classes these holidays.

For more details, please contact us here.

Beginner Web Dev – Level 1 (Classes #1-8)

  • Learn the basic principles of web design.
  • Use HTML to create and structure webpages.
  • Use CSS to style and customise websites.
  • Create a personal web page which can display text, images, and music.
  • Design and create a web page for a fictional business

Please note that clicking the above button will redirect you to the ThinkSmart website to complete the enrolment process.

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