Coding in Python: Build your own Game (Part 2 of 4)

Stream until Tue 8th Nov
30 mins
Life skills
Life skills
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 2 of 4 in a series. If you missed the first part of this mini series you can watch Part 1 here.

This 4 part mini-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 2: In this text adventure game class we'll be learning how to present the player with choices, and deciding whether their decision was the correct one or not.

Related Classes

After this class, to complete the series, you can visit Part 3 and Part 4 of 'Build your own Game'.

To see how the skills you're learning in these classes can be used in a job, have a look at our free Careers Guidance class: 'A Career in Coding'. 

Safeguarding reminder:  We know that the safety of your child is of the utmost importance. This is why we use Zoom's Webinar feature to provide our live classes, where by default, your child's webcam and microphone are disabled. 

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)
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:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
  • This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar.
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