Every class learns coding at our school as part of our computing lessons. Coding is taught using the Scratch programming software. By clicking coloured blocks together, children can create amazing animations, games and programs.
Scratch is a free program and it can be downloaded direct from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. At school we are using Scratch 2.0, but in January we will be switching over the Scratch 3.0 which will also be free to download. All children can also code at our weekly 3:30 pm Coding Clubs on Tuesday (Year 3 and 4) and Wednesday (Year 5 and 6). We’ll soon be sharing what our busy coders have created on our website. Stay tuned!