Our Lady of Good Counsel, Coding Courses, Term 1, 2019

For Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School Students Only

Weekly Coding Courses for Y2 – Y6 Students


The Coding Fundamentals, Beginners coding course consists of four levels and 25 projects, which students develop throughout the course. The main goal of the course is to ensure students understand the fundamentals of coding and are able to create software projects including a famous Breakout game, developed by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Slither.io, created by Steve Howse. Using block-based coding in Scratch (developed by MIT Media Lab) students will be introduced to the main computer science concepts & coding terminology such as loops, conditionals and variables. Students will be closely guided through creation and will be allowed to work on their projects independently.

Beginners Level 1

7:45 am – 8:45 am



Location: OLGC, School Library
Time: Every Thursday, 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Duration: 10 weeks, from 7 February till 11 April
Fee: $220 per student per term (GST inclusive)
Level: Y2 – Y6
 students with no previous experience
Laptops are provided






The Pro coding course is designed for those students, who want to learn industry standard programming language. During this course, students will learn Java language using Processing environment, which helps students to understand and develop their text-based coding skills in a visual and engaging way. Students will also learn more advanced computer science concepts, maths and physics in order to code more sophisticated projects, simulations and games using Java. Pre-requisites: students can attend the Pro course if they have completed a full year of Advanced level and / or recommended by their coding teachers.

Java Programming
Level 1

7:45 am – 8:45 am




Location: OLGC, School Library
Time: Every Monday, 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Duration: 10 weeks, from 4 February till 8 April
Fee: $220 per student per term (GST inclusive)
Level: Y4 – Y6 continuing students and students with previous experience
Laptops are provided