Coding for all

Coding for all

Coding for all

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Scratch is a free online resource which introduces kids to computer coding, showing you how to program your own interactive stories, games, and animations. 

Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages.  

Visit the Scratch website for more details. 



BBC Microbits at Bolton Library and Museum Services

BBC Microbit

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. It has an LED light display, buttons and many input/output features that, when programmed, let it interact with you and your world.

Bolton Library and Museum Services have Microbit devices to loan free of charge. Enquire today at your nearest community library.

Visit the micro:bit website for more details. 


Coding projects  

There are some great websites to get you started with a coding project whether you're working on your own or would like to start a club at your school.

Take a look at Coderdojo, Raspberry Jam  and Code Club to get started. logo offer a range of coding resources for all ages. It's free to sign up and once you have an account you can save your projects.

Why not try the hour of coding if you're short of time?




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Codeacademy offer lots of free courses including coding basics.

Codeacademy aim to create a world where anyone can build something meaningful with technology, and everyone has the learning tools, resources, and opportunities to do so.

Code contains a world of possibilities — all that’s required is the curiosity and drive to learn. 

Codecademy are committed to empowering all people, regardless of where they are in their coding journeys, to continue to learn, grow, and make an impact on the world around them.

Visit Codeacademy for more information


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Future Learn 

Future Learn offer a variety of free coding courses to help you to learn how to code or build your skills in programming online to gain a better understanding of how websites and apps are designed and developed.