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Computer Game Development Course for High School Students

Enrolment in Computer Game Development course for High school students is now open!

Students will design and develop their own  3D games in Unity 3D environment (www.unity3d.com) – one of the most powerful engine for game developers. Students will learn C# programming language and explore all aspects of game creation. Students will also learn how to install their projects on their smartphone or tablet.

Students with some programming experience or digitally savvy beginners are welcome.

Where: Mosman Art Gallery

When: every Monday from 5:50pm to 6:50pm

Course commences 2 May and concludes 27 June 2016

Cost: $160 per term (8 lessons)

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Term 2: From Scratch to Stencyl and Unity3d. New courses and locations

One-Day Coding Camps

Term 2 Enrolment into weekly coding classes is now open! Six different locations and 13 classes this term. From Beginners to Pro, students learn, create, solve problems and build their very own computer projects. Game Development, Web Development, where do you want to start?

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For Primary school students:

Students from Year 1 to Year 5 with some minor experience in coding, or beginners who are digitally savvy and keen to catch up are very welcome to join our courses in the following locations:

– Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman on Mondays 3:30 pm

– 1st Balgowlah Scouts Hall, Balgowlah on Tuesdays 5:10 pm

– DaVinci Hub, Five Dock on Saturdays 2:10 – 3:10 pm

During this course students go deeper into the main programming concepts while creating their own computer games and interactive animated projects in Scratch Programming Environment.

Students from Year 2 to Year 6 who have done two or more courses of coding with us or with other coding schools are very welcome to join our advanced courses in the following locations:

  • Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman on Mondays 4:40 – 5:40 pm

Student develop their own mobile apps using Stencyl programming environment

  • Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman on Thursdays 4:40 – 5:40 pm

This course is designed for continuing students and digital savvy beginners wishing to acquire advanced skills in Scratch. Students develop complex computer games using advanced programming features 

  • DaVinci Hub, Five Dock on Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm

This course is designed for continuing students wishing to acquire advanced skills in Scratch. Students develop complex computer games using advanced programming features 

For High School students:

High School students from Year 7 to Year 11 are welcome to join our Pro coding classes in two following locations:

  • Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman on Mondays 5:50 – 6:50 pm

Students build advanced gaming projects using Unity3d, which is a high-end professional game engine.  Suitable for students with some coding experience.

  • DaVinci Hub, Five Dock on Saturdays 3:30 – 4:30 pm

This course teaches the fundamentals of designing and building a web application with HTML, CSS and JavaScript.  At the end of the course students will be able to create their own interactive web application that is fun to share with their friends and family. Suitable for beginners and for those with minor experience in coding

Click here to enroll into any courses described above:

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We also operate in different Sydney schools as Before and After School activity.

  • If your children attend Villa Maria Catholic Primary School in Hunters Hill, there are morning before school classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 am. If you would like to enroll – please use this link: http://www.code4fun.com.au/villa-maria-enrolment-term-2/
  • If your children attend Erskineville Public School in Erskineville, there is a morning before school class on Fridays from 7:45 to 8:45 am. If you would like to enroll – please use this link: http://www.code4fun.com.au/erskineville-enrolment/
  • If your children attend Double Bay Public School in Double Bay, there is an afterschool class on Fridays 3:00 – 4:00 pm.  If you would like to enroll – please enroll on the After School Activities at Double Bay Public School website: http://www.dbpspc.org.au/asa

We also run our coding classes as a part of the primary school curriculum. Please contact us if you want us to come to your school. 

Happy programming!

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Learn How to Code During April School Holidays from 11 April to 22 April

If your children ever wonder how to build a computer game, our programming day camps is the place to start.

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Our one-day coding camps are designed for Y1 – Y6 school students with active imagination and a passion for all things digital. Students code their own interactive stories and games whilst learning the basic programming concepts.

During the coding camps students will use Scratch Programming Environment (created by MIT Media Lab) – essential building blocks model that allows children to code amazing projects from the very first minutes. The Learning process is based on fun and discovery.

We will encourage children to expand their creative thinking and problem solving skills in this programming adventure.

There are no coding prerequisites for these camps, other than creativity and interest in a digital world.

Each student will take home their own Scratch account (accessible anywhere using student username and password) with the projects developed during the camp.

Enrol now and let your children learn to code.

Where

At Mosman Art Gallery

When

Week 1:

11 April (Monday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

12 April (Tuesday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

15 April (Friday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Week 2:

18 April (Monday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

19 April (Tuesday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

20 April (Wednesday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

21 April (Thursday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

22 April (Friday) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

One-day camp fee is $90 per student per day. This fee must be paid upfront.

Laptops

We provide students with laptops, however if your children are willing to bring their own device – they are very welcome. Both Windows and Apple laptops are OK.

Lunch

Please pack your child’s lunch box & water bottle.

We will have three breaks during the day, so students will be able to have some rest from computers and spend some time outdoors in the Art Gallery backyard.

Please note that Sydney Programming School is Nuts Free.

Enrolment and Payment

In order to enrol, please use the online enrolment form and online payment by clicking on the button below:

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See you all at Mosman Art Gallery very soon.

PS: please do not hesitate to email us info@code4fun.com.au if you have any questions.

Sydney Programming School Team

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New Computer Programming Course for Y1-Y5 Beginners in Balgowlah & Manly Starts Soon

Dear Northern Beaches parents and students, we are very excited to announce that we are opening our new Computer Programming For Beginners course in Balgowlah & Manly in a couple of weeks.

Classes will be held every Tuesday afternoon from 5:10 pm to 6:10 pm at  the 1st Balgowlah Scout Hall (Pickworth Avenue near Balgowlah Oval).

Age:

School Students from Year 1 to Year 5 are welcome

Staring Date & Term duration

Course starts on Tuesday, 23 February 2016

There will be 7 lessons in this term

Time

5:10 – 6:10 pm

Every Tuesday

Level:

The course is designed for beginners, so no previous experience is required.

Course Description: 

We introduce students to the basics of programming concepts and teach them how to build interactive stories, computer games, and animations. We use Scratch (scratch.mit.edu), a block-based programming environment that allows kids to create projects from day one. Scratch was developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in order to introduce primary school students to creative computing and computer science. This is the most popular computer science educational platform in the world.

Laptops

Are provided. However your children are very welcome to use their own laptops if they wish.

Price

We charge $20 per lesson, so this term’s fee comes to $140 per child per term, as there will be 7 lessons.

Enrolment: 

If you would like to enrol, please email us your child’s name, surname and age to  info@code4fun.com.au

After we reply with the placement confirmation, you will be able to process the course fee.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to give us a call on

0452 525 453,  Grigory Punanov, co-founder of Sydney Programming School.

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