Who we are

About BlueShift

Learn more about our vision, approach and services.

Our mission is to empower young people to be more than tech consumers, but digital creators. We do this by connecting students with experienced teachers who are tech experts, through our online and in-person offerings.

Our curriculum

Our award-winning curriculum is carefully designed to inspire and engage young learners. Split into levels for age and experience, and with various paths to cater for differing interests, our curriculum guides students on a learning journey.


The BlueShift Story

Founded in 2013, BlueShift began as a way to teach coding to students in West London. Now, we teach coding and digital literacy skills to thousands of children across the world through our in-person and online offerings.


Our approach

Our mission

Our aim is to empower your people to be more than tech consumers, but digital creators! We want to inspire all children - whether they’re naturally inclined to code or not - about the things they can make and do with code, and support them to develop the skills they need to do these.

Our vision

We believe that, if taught with a focus on creativity, learning to code will not only equip children with the technical skills they need to excel in the future. It will also instil critical problem-solving, communication and logical-reasoning skills, as well as building their confidence.

Our services

We connect students with experienced tech teachers through our online clubs and classes, and in-person holiday camps and after-school clubs, and private tuition. With a huge range of courses to choose from, from animation to app development, there is something to interest every young person on their digital learning journey.

Our teachers

  • Heather Lyons

    Founder and Director

    MA in Architecture from Princeton University

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  • Harvey Jones

    Curriculum and content

    MSc at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London

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  • Becca Straughan

    Sales and marketing

    MA in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield

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  • Charlotte Dougan

    Operations and talent

    BA in Philosophy from King's College London

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  • Laura Satkauskaite

    Operations and strategy

    BA in Media and Communications from Bournemouth University

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  • Katie Alphey

    Operations and events

    BSc in Psychology from University of Birmingham

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