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Our live workshops are the latest in our series of creative resources for fun and out-of-the-box Computing at home.
Join teacher Estelle, as she guides your little learners through free Computer Science workshops designed for learning at home. Parents and carers are welcome to join in or sit back (relax!) and supervise nearby. Playback your favourite workshops or register for brand new live workshops below.

App in a Day - 26 & 29 May

App in a Day has been created in collaboration with Apps for Good. Learners explore an iterative development model where they create, review and edit their app prototype - beginning with a simple idea and ending with a pitch outlining their final prototype. Problem solving is certainly encouraged during this innovative workshop!

Suitable for ages: 7-14 years 

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Crazy Mazes - 2 & 5 June

What makes a maze crazy? Crazy mazes inspires learners to rise to the challenge to discover the answer for themselves by creating their very own maze game. This workshop provides learners with an excellent foundation for programming and development. Skills and concepts learnt here, can be applied to any programming language!

Suitable for ages: 5-14 years

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas - 9 & 12 June

Starlink: Battle for Atlas created by Ubisoft and Magic Makers, teaches learners about sequence selection and iteration using a programming environment called Scratch. With additional 'unplugged' activities from Digital Schoolhouse, learners will make their own Starlink computer game which entails creating their own shooter in space!

Suitable for ages: 5-14 years

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Missed the live stream? No problem! Play back your favourite workshops here ​​​​

Cryptography: Secrets, Secrets, Secrets - WATCH NOW!

Digital Schoolhouse has teamed up with the Education Department at Bletchley Park to create Cryptography: Secrets, Secrets, Secrets. Learners explore the history of encryption and how computing fits into the modern day communication before they develop their own encryption tool to encode and decode messages.

Suitable for ages: 7-14 years 

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Part-Baked Games: Chef's edition - WATCH NOW!

Part-Baked Games: Chef's edition has been developed in partnership with Outright Games and introduces students to the concept of prototyping; both on paper and digitally. Learners begin by creating a paper prototype for their own version of Gigantosaurus and then a digital prototype based on these ideas.

Suitable for ages: 5-14 years 

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Machine Code Mario - WATCH NOW!

Machine Code Mario introduces students to binary in an innovative way. Starting with investigating why computers use binary, we'll explore how to represent decimal numbers in binary, and how to use this knowledge to create Super Mario courses using Super Mario Maker 2!

Suitable for ages: 7-16 years 

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Part-Baked Games - WATCH NOW!

Part-Baked Games, inspired by the BAFTA YGD Idea Generator, teaches you how to build common game mechanics; providing you with the tools you need to create your own game! We'll take you through a ‘Part-Baked’ game which means that all assets required for the game have been added and laid out as though the game were complete.

Suitable for ages: 5-14 years 

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Just Dance with the Algorithm - WATCH NOW!

Just Dance with the Algorithm was developed by Digital Schoolhouse in partnership with Ubisoft, and is based upon the original workshop Get with the Algo-rhythm. Through combining dance and video games, this workshop is guaranteed to engage your children with core programming and computing concepts in a fun way!

Suitable for ages: 5-11 years 

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