Coding in Python: Build a Game Part 1

Life skills20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Build confidence with a new coding language.
Start building a fully customisable game.
Develop your skills even further with text-based programming with Scratch (if familiar).
Jez WhitworthHost: Together with a background in software development and his teaching experience, Jez is able to create innovative and exciting approaches to deliver fun and creative lessons for all ages and abilities. He is Head of Computer Science at a special needs school and is the founder of First Coding which offers creative coding courses in and around the Salisbury area.

This is part one of a four part series. This series is suitable for students who would like an introduction to Python coding. You will need to have an installation of Python which you can download here for free to start the class.

Students will work towards building their own text-based 'Choose Your Own' Adventure game! You will learn about the important concepts of coding in an enjoyable, friendly environment at a relaxed pace.  

Class 1: In this text adventure game class students will be learning how to build an infinite world with randomly selected locations for the player to explore.

More in the Series: Part 2Part 3Part 4  

Related Classes: 'Coding: An Introduction to Game Development', 'A Career in Coding'. 


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

All budding coders are welcome, especially those aged 11-16 who are particularly interested in furthering their skills in Gaming and Design.  This class is perfect for those who love the concept of coding and want a chance to put their passion into practise! 

Class requirements:

An installation of Python. Download for free here:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class.
What to expect:
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