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Learn to Code BBC:Microbit: SCRATCHPAD Holiday Programme

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Albany, Botany, Stonefields, St Lukes (HO)

Auckland, Auckland

New Zealand

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BBC Micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that lets you get creative with digital technology.

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The BBC Micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that lets you get creative with digital technology. You can code, customize and control your Micro:bit from anywhere! You can use your Micro:bit for all sorts of unique creations from robots to musical instruments and more.

If you are looking for a school holiday programme that will help you gain the confidence to explore the Micro:bit this is the one.

Please note that we expect students to either bring their own BBC Micro:bit to the class that they can keep programming at home or rent one from us for the duration of the course for a nominal amount. If you need to buy a BBC Micro:bit, this is available at specified retail outlets. This can also be ordered from SCRATCHPAD if you provide advance notice.

This is a Scratchpad Holiday Programme course - one of many we're offering this School Holidays! Please visit our website www.scratchpad.co.nz for more details and other courses.

Two options to choose from:

9 am to 3 pm from $99

9 am to 5 pm from $109

For ages 9 years and over. Available at St Lukes (HO), Botany, Stonefields and Albany centres.

For more details please visit our website www.scratchpad.co.nz

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Albany, Botany, Stonefields, St Lukes (HO)

Auckland, Auckland

New Zealand

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Coding, Robotics and 3D Design for ages 5 – 18 

SCRATCHPAD is a group of technology learning centres that teaches Coding, Robotics and 3D Design. Our approach is fun and intuitive and helps to reveal where your kids’ potential lies. Our programmes are for ages 5 – 18, are sure to catch their interest and develop life skills such as collaboration, problem-solving and creative thinking.

Secure your kid’s future and choose from after school or weekend sessions, holiday programmes, virtual classrooms, parent-child sessions, coding for mums etc.

Our holiday programmes in Auckland include the courses Roll up your sleeves – Let us Code, Minecraft – Develop Your Own Mods, Code That Bot using Edison, Learn to Code BBC:Microbit, Lets learn Makey Makey, Develop websites using Python, Develop Games for Android, Introduction to Developing Websites, Let's Learn 3D Printing, Introduction to Graphic Design, Code That Bot – Program a Robot. Check out www.scratchpad.co.nz 

Discovery Programme:
* Suitable as an introduction to coding and robotics
* Learn how to use code to create interactive stories, and how to program games on mobile platforms
* Experiment with robotics
* Delve into 3D printing designs

Adventurer Programme:
* Suitable for those familiar with some coding
* Create and develop advanced games or apps
* Construct complex 3D models 
* Progress to advanced robotics and programming 

Accelerate Programme: 
* Suitable for those considering programming as a school subject or wanting a career in IT 
* Course content caters for NCEA, Cambridge and IB curriculum 
* Kids will reach a point where they are ahead of their school grade 

Come and see what a Technology Learning Centre is really like! Visit our free Open Day and experience hands-on demonstrations of coding, robotics and 3D designing.

Registration for Open Days is now open at www.scratchpad.co.nz/event call (09) 815 0825. If you can't make it to an Open Day, feel free to contact us we can schedule you in for a free trial session.

Step inside the world of SCRATCHPAD – limitless possibilities, and where the present becomes the future. See you all!

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