Python Game Developer

  • Age guide 11 - 16
  • 5 Days £ - £
    Mon to Fri 9:00 – 17:00
  • Residential from £1295
    Sun 17:00 – Fri 17:00

Take Coding to the Next Level 

This course has been designed for children who already have some coding experience and are looking to progress the next level. Your child will learn the power of object-oriented coding (OOP) and apply these skills to create an impressive collection of interactive 2D game projects to take home! By the end of the week your child will be a more complete all-round coder.  

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About this camp

This camp is fast-paced and designed for children with a logical mind. 

After a swift orientation of the core programming constructs, your child will learn object-orientation programming. This is where segments of code are written as blueprints and used repeatedly, meaning any updates will only need to be edited at the blueprint level, it's a methodology that creates efficient code and is used throughout the industry.

Throughout the week your child will learn advanced coding and mathematical concepts, from code that can react to keyboard presses and mouse inputs, through to reactive physics systems and much, much more. 

In addition to coding, your child will also learn about game lifecycles, user interaction and installation – culminating in an awesome series of retro 2D games to take home.

 

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  • What to bring?
    Packed lunch & 2 snacks (nut-free)
  • Screen breaks?
    15 minutes (morning & afternoon)
  • Lunch break?
    90 minutes
  • Parent viewing?
    Fri at 16.00

What your child will learn

  • Object-Orientated Paradigms (Abstraction, Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism)
  • Instance Variables & Functions
  • PyGame Usage (Windows, Events, Audio, Rendering)
  • Vector Mathematics (Creation, Addition, Scaling, Magnitude, Normalisation) 

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FAQs

Can I use childcare vouchers to pay for camps?

Absolutely. We accept a number of childcare voucher schemes. Please see our childcare voucher page for more details.

How long are your summer camps?

Our summer camps last for 5 days, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (we do not offer single or 3 day camps). There is an option for early drop off (8:30am) and/or late pick up (5:30pm) each day.

Our residential camps vary slightly as we welcome students to check-in on Sunday at 5:00pm, check-out is Friday at 5:30pm. There is an option to extend your stay until Sunday at 2:30pm.

Please note: some locations’ start/end times may be vary: please check your welcome pack for specific details.

How academic are the courses?

We take pride in delivering courses that are both academic and most importantly, fun. No matter which class, your child will come away having learnt a lot, but not through ‘rote.’. We have top quality tutors who are great at engaging children and inspiring them. This is not about ‘playing games’ all day.

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23+ Years’ Experience

Small Class Sizes

Ofsted Registered

Structured Curriculum