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6 Best After School Coding Classes & Programs for Kids

FunTech is the UK’s leading supplier of coding courses. As well as holiday clubs and virtual camps we also offer after school coding classes that kids can complete using our online learning platform.

 

Our cutting edge after school coding programs are designed for children aged 7 to 18, an no matter where you live, you kid can take part.

 

With average class sizes of 4 and never more than 8, your child will learn coding online with a live tutor in a totally interactive way. What’s more, it could actually lead on to your child taking a computer science GCSE or A Level early with us.

 

The curriculum, teaching methods and virtual learning environment we create for all our students produces exceptional results.

 

In 2019, 100% of FunTech students achieved grades 7/8/9 at GCSE in Computer Science – the national average was 21.9%. At A Level, 100% of our students achieved either A* or A – the national average was 25.2% percent.

 

So, here are some of the after-school coding classes your child could take part in. To get started, we ask that kids take part in an online assessment to assess their knowledge, before placing them into the best after school coding program for them.

 

 

Our after-school coding programs

Discover the powerful potential of coding with our industry-standard online coding courses for kids. The virtual computer programming classes can take your child from the basic essentials, enabling your child to be confident understanding code; to a professional standard.

 

PureCoder Level 1

This year-long online coding course will take your child on a journey through fundamental and basic programming concepts, using fun and engaging exercises and mini-projects.

 

PureCoder Level 2

Kids then progress onto the next after school coding program which will further develop their programming skills in Python. They will be introduced to Object Oriented Programming and will learn industry standard programming practices.

 

PureCoder Level 3

In the next course your child will learn how coding skills can be applied to the game development industry. It focuses on a widely used game engine, Unity, to take your child through the fascinating aspects of programming 2D games. These skills will help consolidate and expand on their pre-existing programming ability.

 

PureCoder Level 4

Level 4 sees your child learn to design and create 3D gaming worlds after school with their own goals and constraints. Your child will be using the cutting edge of game creation technologies with Unreal Engine 4.

 

PureCoder Level 5

Level 5 will teach your child everything they need to know to create powerful data-driven websites. From page layout, design and styling through to databases and content management systems – covering all aspects of the latest web development trends.

 

PureCoder Level 6

The final PureCoder course looks at a branch of artificial intelligence with machine learning. Your child will create programs on the fringes of scientific discovery and human achievement.

 

 

How our after-school coding classes work

 

To start a PureCoder coding class, kids will first need to have completed our Tech Academy modules. These are designed to give kids the skills they need to become efficient tech users before progressing onto more advanced coding lessons.

 

Reasons to choose FunTech

  • Courses that will put your child at the forefront of technology.
  • 24 years’ experience teaching tech using subject-specialist tutors.
  • Specialists in delivering tutor-led virtual learning.
  • Ofsted registered with FunTech certified tutors.
  • GCSE and A Level qualification in computer science.

 

We’re redefining the way children learn by using the latest virtual tools. Our state-of-the-art virtual learning platform enables tutor-led home study through innovative business-grade tools.

 

Your child can log in from anywhere and attend scheduled lessons using virtual tools to communicate with their tutor and class friends.

 

 

Want to get started?

 

To find out more about how our after school coding classes could work for your child, get in touch with a member of our friendly team. We can answer any questions you have and explain how we can properly assess what level your child could start at.

Marc Heighway