extra-curricular activity

Code Club

Target Group

  • Aimed at KS3 and GCSE Computer Science KS4 students
  • KS5 by invitation only


  • Every Thursday from Autumn term 2 to the end of the year
  • IT6
  • 3.15pm to 4.00pm


  • Pupils can select coding skills they want to develop
  • They can try out projects from code.org, Microsoft Makecode, and other online learning websites
  • They can develop and improve Python coding skills required for KS4 and KS5
  • Pupils can try out physical computing and program BBC microbits and make use of kitronik accessories
  • Pupils can develop HTML/CSS/JS skills to create a website
  • Pupils can participate in club challeges for points and prizes


  • Enthusiasm and passion to be creative


  • The aim of code club is to give pupils an opportunity to develop and share their coding skills, this gives them the ability to enhance their logic, critical thinking, computational thinking and creativity
  • Pupils get an opportunity to work with other year groups and get support from an external volunteer from industry and from internal sixth form pupils
  • Pupils can choose to present their work to the group and carry out a share and tell helping to improve their presentation skills to an audience

Darrick Wood School
Lovibonds Avenue,
Kent, BR6 8ER

01689 850271