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Touch typing leads to computer confidence - 19 / 09 / 2015

 
Touch typing and computer confidence
We’ve realized that one factor in computer confidence (and getting children comfortable with coding) is familiarity with the keyboard.
Not only does touch typing lead to computer confidence, but it’s an important life skill. Children use computers all the time, but without understanding correct finger placement will experience frustration and will …

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A typical day at blue{shift} camp - 11 / 06 / 2015

9:45 – 10am: Welcome Campers! Sign in, wave your adults goodbye and buckle up for a day of fun.

10.00am: Kick off with ice-breaker games and get to know each other – we guarantee you’ll get to laugh at your teachers and their silly antics!

10:15am: Introduction to our activity for the day. Let’s get coding!

11:30am: Fruit …

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blue{shift} After School Club at Bassett House School - 03 / 06 / 2015

We can’t believe summer is just upon us… but alongside the last few busy months at blue{shift}, really exciting things have been happening and one is the recent partnership with Bassett House School. We are really happy to anounce we just started to run our After School Clubs this term!
Bassett House teaches children aged 3 to 11 …

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blue{shift} in the Top 10 from Urban Explorer - 10 / 05 / 2015

blue{shift} featured in Urban Explorer’s Top 10 things to do with kids in London.

We are so proud to have a place in the top…. Happy Coding!

(see the complete guide…)

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Now booking for Easter camps! - 10 / 03 / 2015

Code & Create this Easter!

Parents of Intrepid Explorers:

Easter is around the corner and new frontiers await exploration…
West-London based blue{shift} run innovative coding camps to excite, challenge and intrigue your child!
Our Easter camps will see the return of our popular ‘teddy hacking’ and ‘laser guitar’ workshops!!
See our classes page for more details.

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Student work from V&A - 28 / 01 / 2015

 

In January we had a great weekend at the V&A, the students learnt how to build a website using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. They all did fantastic work in such a short space of time. You can see all there work here: Andrei, Ariane, Fung, Hannah, …

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Cube-y Blu - 28 / 01 / 2015

Check out our new cube run inspired Cube-y Blu game.

Press the Green Flag to start and use your arrow keys to play the game!

Best played on Google Chrome Web browser.

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blue{shift} featured in this month’s ‘Absolutely’ magazine - 15 / 01 / 2015

Blue{shift} featured in this month’s ‘Absolutely’ magazine.

Blue{shift}’s Elizabeth Tweedale speaks about coding, creativity and children in this month’s magazine.
Read more online: http://t.co/IJXmPfdNxV

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Appathon update - 02 / 01 / 2015

We’re really pleased to announce that all 3 teams that we ran workshops with at Chepstow House received awards at the Appathon UK competition. We’re also really excited to conduct a workshop with prizewinners The John Lyon School. You can read all about the winners here: https://www.founders4schools.org.uk/appathon/

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