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Coding

How to Become a Coder in the UK

Becoming a coder has become an extremely popular career choice in the UK over the last decade. There is a huge demand for skilled developers that it likely to increase year on year. It’s never too late to start learning to become a...

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23rd May 2024

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Game Design

Online Game Design Courses for Kids

FunTech is one of the UK’s leading providers for online game design courses for kids. Our courses offer a unique opportunity for young people to learn valuable skills but at the same time, having fun.  Our online game design courses...

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23rd May 2024

Tech Courses

The Top 7 Online Computer Classes for Kids from FunTech

FunTech is a leading online education provider, specialising in tech courses for kids aged 7 to 16. We offer both term-time and holiday courses, all of which can be taken from the comfort of your own home and computer. Below are just 7...

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9th May 2024

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Coding, Game Design

Can a 10 Year Old Use Unity?

Unity is a cross-platform game engine that’s behind the development of popular games including Angry Birds 2, Beat Saber, Cuphead, Escape Plan, and Pillars of Eternity. It’s also something that kids can start to learn, providing they...

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24th April 2024

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Game Design

What Language Does Unity Use?

Unity is used to create games that can be played on multiple different platforms. The primary programming language used in the Unity game engine is C# (pronounced C Sharp). C# is an object-oriented programming language that was...

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23rd April 2024

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Robotics

Summer Camps for Engineering in 2024

There are several computer and robotic engineering courses available at the FunTech summer camps this year. Just two examples are learning digital engineering with Minecraft and Lego Robotics. Outlines of the courses are shown below,...

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11th April 2024

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Tech Courses

What Should a 10 Year Old Do After School?

When your 10 year old gets home from school, it’s not unusual for them to be tired, possibly even grumpy, and they just want to chill out and do their own thing. And this is fine. They are at a formative time of their life, and school...

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18th March 2024

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Holiday Camp

Summer Camps in Kent: Fun & Learning with FunTech

This summer we are running summer camps in Kent where kids can learn many different tech and coding skills in a fun and structured environment. It’s possible to choose from 17 coding and tech courses hosted at Tonbridge School...

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29th February 2024

What is a Sprite in Scratch Coding?

Summer Camps

What is a Sprite in Scratch Coding?

A sprite in Scratch is a graphic object that you can program to move and interact with other sprites as well as responding to user input. Sprites are a fundamental and important concept in Scratch and become the bedrock of most games...

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5th February 2024

Coding

7 Coding Courses for Teens in 2024

Finding fun and engaging activities for your teenagers over the holidays and in term-time can be challenging, particularly if you have a teenager with an active imagination. As parents ourselves, we understand these challenges more than...

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11th January 2024