Category Archives: Bradford CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs for young people. These young people, between 7 and 17, learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology. In addition to learning to code attendees meet like minded people and get to show off what they’ve been working on.

Bradford Coderdojo is back!

After a long summer break it was great to host Bradford’s 9th Coderdojo at the Innovation Centre. Having been in existence now for a year we are developing a hard core of regular parents and children who come down on … Continue reading

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CoderDojo 5 – Creating animated Gifs

Mentors Kris and Shi have been showing some of the children how to create animated Gifs using swankypaint a paint program they created. It is available to use for free. The children created a few frames, created an image that … Continue reading

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CoderDojo 5 – some potential Ninjas in action!

Nathan and Emily have attended 3 CoderDojos. Nathan enjoyed writing some programs and animations using Scratch Junior on an iPad. At the last session he learnt how to create some simple 3D objects using the free resource Tinkercad (www.tinkercad.com) and … Continue reading

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CoderDojo 5 – designing a website

Another good turn out at the CoderDojo today and great to see new Mentor Si Wilson working with some keen coders building a simple website using HTML. If you are interested in attending or supporting the Bradford CoderDojo please visit … Continue reading

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CoderDojo 4

Our 4th Bradford CoderDojo took place this morning at the Innovation Centre Bradford. Parents and children from Bradford and surrounding areas got together to code in a variety of programming languages including Scratch. In the second half of the morning … Continue reading

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CoderDojo part deux

A big thanks to all the children, parents and mentors who made our second CoderDojo in Bradford another enjoyable and successful experience. This week we focused on Kodu, a coding resource from Microsoft available to download freely from here. During the … Continue reading

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The Hour of Code Campaign

During the week of December 8th – 14th, we are supporting the Hour of Code campaign. Last year 15 million students tried computer science in one week around the world and since March over 3 million students have tried an … Continue reading

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CoderDojo – Let’s get coding

The first Bradford CoderDojo took part on Saturday 25th October and was well attended by children and parents from the local area. I greatly enjoyed working with such an enthusiastic group of children, parents and mentors and look forward to … Continue reading

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Bradford CoderDojo

We are pleased to announce the first date of the Bradford CoderDojo to be held at the Innovation Centre Bradford on Saturday the 25th October 09:30 to 12:30. CoderDojo is a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs for young … Continue reading

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