Coding for Art and Games

Coding for Art and Games

The ideal course for any keen artists or gamers who want to add a technological flair to their hobby.
  • Age
  • Level
    Suitable for beginners aged 12+ or experienced 10-11 year olds
  • Date
    16th to 20th December
    Every day from 10AM to 4PM (early drop-off from 9AM; late pick-up until 5PM)
  • Price
  • Location
    Notting Hill Prep, 95 Lancaster Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 1QQ
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What’s included in the course

  • Teacher:student ratio of 1:6, ensuring top quality hands-on teaching.

    Bring your own laptop (or rent on of ours); all other equipment provided.

    Real time communication with parents using our online platform, featuring class updates and photos.
  • A wide ranging course that covers art, games, engineering, and robotics.

    The perfect course for older beginners, as well as intermediate and advanced students.

    Assessment and personalised teacher reports to ensure progress.
  • A focus on healthy learning - outdoor play every day, healthy snacks and drinks provided.

    Curriculum curated in conjunction with UCL.

    All staff are fully DBS checked & trained in both traditional and innovative teaching methods.
Keeping it fresh

Regardless of the course or how many times a student takes it, we do not repeat previous projects.

Students are always challenged and, when they are ready, they work on a fresh new projects.

Detailed information

 We combine text-based programming, building electronics, and designing games to teach real-world skills through self expression. This course is for children and teens aged 10+ who want to improve their Javascript coding ability and apply this to the creative world of art and game design! 

This course introduces campers to Javascript ‘libraries’, and demonstrates the awesome things you can do with them. Students are given the freedom to interpret these libraries, in their own way to create projects. Past challenges in this course have included designing an Asteroid space game, programming 3D objects and a solar system, making an interactive spray paint tool, and constructing cardboard robots - to name a few!

Campers will leave this course with engineering skills, a more advanced understanding of coding concepts and functions, and finished projects that express their inner creativity. These projects demonstrate the real-world applications of coding to students, as well as provide a sense of accomplishment with daily take home results. 

Your child will learn:

  • Javascript-focused course, from beginner to advanced
  • Learning Javascript syntax and mathematical concepts to produce mesmerising art
  • Important computational thinking and skills
  • Applying creative problem-solving techniques to programming
  • How to express your creativity through coding
  • Industry examples of creative coding and digital art
  • Basic physical computing
  • Design and engineering skills to build your own creations
9.00 - 10.00Early arrival games, crafts and building projects
10.00 - 11.00

Introduction to our activity for the day. Let’s get coding!

11.00 - 11.15 BREAK
11.15 - 12.30

Back to coding, building, designing and creating.

12.30 - 13.30LUNCH
13.00 - 14.45

Back to class – let’s build robots!

14.45 - 15.00BREAK
15.00 - 16.00

Finish off building and engineering - it is time to program the robots!

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