Coding Club for BAME Girls (9-16) in the Bexley Area
Computer science is a 21st-century skill that enables kids to be creators, rather than just consumers, of technology. In 2015 according to the National Center for Information & Technology, a mere 25% of the computing workforce were women. About 74% of young girls express interest in STEM fields and computer science. Looking at statistics, it is obvious that girls are deterred.
To raise the aspirations of BAME Girls in the Bexley Area by providing workshops on coding as well as valuable skills such as creative writing and public speaking. The programme also aims to inspire the girls through inspirational talks from BAME women in the technology field.
In Storytelling, students use computer science to tell fun and interactive stories. Storytelling emphasizes creativity by encouraging students to tell a unique story each day.
Week 1: Explore + Dialogue
Week 2: Setting + Premise
Week 3: Characterization + Interactive Storytelling
Week 4: Personal Narrative + Reflection
Week 5: Creative Writing + BAME Women in Tech + Graduation
In Friends, students are encouraged to sign up with a friend or make a new friend in the class. Friends emphasize teamwork by allowing students to tell the story of how their friendship started and imagine a company together.
Week 1: Introduction + Explore
Week 2: Imaginator + Our Story
Week 3: Texting Story + Work Together to Win
Week 4: Create a Company + Scrapbook
Week 5: Speaker + Cyberbullying Talk + Graduation
Fashion Tech (2019)
In Fashion & Design, students learn how computer science and technology are used in the fashion industry while building fashion-themed programs, like a fashion walk, a stylist tool, and a pattern maker.
Week 1: Fashion Story + Fashion Walk
Week 2: Ultimate Stylist + Fashion Innovation
Week 3: Fashion Poll + Window Shopper
Week 4: Pattern Maker + Fashion Awards
Week 5: Day Trip + Fashion Tech Speaker + Graduation
Game Design (2021)
In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!
Week 1: Gaming Story + Racing Game
Week 2: Maze Game + Platform Game
Week 3: Escape Game + Launcher Game
Week 4: Quest Game + Cave Surfing Game
Week 5: Speaker + Gaming Saftey Talk + Graduation