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Scratch Coding

Ages 7 to 10

2 Week Virtual Course (10 days, Mon - Fri)

Option 1: Morning Session 09:00 – 12:15
Option 2: Afternoon Session 13:15 – 16:30

£375.00

Give your child a head-start by learning how to code games with our online Scratch coding classes.

This online Scratch coding course is the ideal way for your child to get to grips with coding. Using Scratch, the fantastic visual-based coding editor, your child will create fun animations, interactive stories, games, sounds and much more! It’s the perfect introduction to coding and computational thinking that makes coding for kids seriously fun!

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About this course

This online Scratch programming courses offers kids head start in learning how to code using this popular platform. After a short orientation with our online Scratch tutors, they'll use Scratch’s visual coding environment to cover the key areas of branching and iteration plus variables and game logic. 

Your child will use engaging virtual projects to learn how to create fun, interactive and animated.

In fact, by the end of the online coding course, your child will be a Scratch Coding expert!

Our Scratch coding courses take place in a virtual classroom environment with dedicated online Scratch tutors.

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  • Course Duration
    2 weeks (Monday - Friday)
  • Hours per Day
    3 hours (morning or afternoon)
  • Screen Breaks
    1 x 15 minutes
  • Lesson Time
    30 Hours

What your child will learn

  • Scratch (Scratch 2.0, Offline Editor, Workspaces, The Canvas, The Coding Board, The Image Editor)
  • Procedural Coding (Variables, Data-Types, Branches, Loops)
  • Conditional Statements (If-statements, If-Else-Statements)
  • Iteration (Do-Until Loops, Forever Loops, For Loops)

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Required Specifications

Internet speed requirements

  • 5Mbps download speed and 3Mbps upload speed (per user)
  • If using FunTech Virtual Machine at least 6Mbps download speed and 6Mbps upload speed; lower speeds will work, but the quality of the remote computer experience will deteriorate (per user)
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Minimum system requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later or OS X 10.11 or later
  • Processor: 1.5GHz or faster 
  • Memory: 2GB (2,048MB) RAM
  • Free HDD space: 2GB 
  • Hardware: keyboard, mouse, and headset with microphone

 

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Would you like FunTech to check your system?

FunTech can check your system meets the minimum requirements prior to the start of the course for £5.00 a full system check. If your machine does not meet the minimum requirements for the course a virtual machine will be required.

Please note: before booking you must ensure your internet speed is capable of operating the virtual machine (see below)

 

Your computer does not meet minimum system requirements?

Rent a Virtual Machine from FunTech for £35.00 for the duration of the course

Minimum specification for virtual machine

  • OS: Windows 10 or macOS 10.9 or later
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo or better
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3
  • Graphics requirements known as GPU (Graphics Processing Unit): Intel GMA 950 or any dedicated GPU (with the latest drivers)

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