Coding Club visit to John Street (March 2017)

Date: 30th Mar 2017, Categories: Clubs, Coding Club

The Coding Club received a special treat on their last day with a visit to The Graham Williamson IT Centre (GWITC) on John Street in Helensburgh to meet some real life coders who work for Argyll & Bute Council’s IT Department. The pupils were treated to a tour of the building including the Server Room […]

P6/7 Coding Club (2017)

Date: 2nd Mar 2017, Categories: Coding Club

2017 brought our very first coding club to Hermitage Primary. Starting off in P6/7, it’s great to see it now expanded to P4/5 in this second block. Our first sessions centred on an introduction to coding using Apple’s new coding app and platform for children, Swift Playgrounds. While we started off using and creating functions to move a […]

P4/5 Coding Club (2017)

Date: 27th Feb 2017, Categories: Class of 2012, Class of 2013, Coding Club

Miss Blair, Matthew Egan and Jack from P7 run a Coding Club every Thursday from 3pm to 4pm. We use iPads to code on apps such as Tickle, Tynker and Scratch Junior. Next week we will write code to control a small drone using an iPad. We will try to land on the X using […]