Category Archive: Programming

May 07

Helping in Year 1 @RRIS

This week some of the Digital Leaders visited a Year 1 class to see how they were getting on with the Bee Bots!  They were most impressed how much the children knew and took the opportunity to pass on some tips Visit our blog here

Mar 28

Bee Bot Algorithms @RRIS

This week the Digital Leaders have been busy writing algorithms for the Bee Bots and Blue Bots.  Using special challenge cards they have had to take their Bee Bots on specific pathways over the mats or draw letters or shapes on the carpet.  Some of the challenges were really quite hard, especially when you had …

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Mar 28

Making Music with Incredibox @RRIS

This week the Digital Leaders have been using the program Incredibox to make some groovy music! “It is really easy you just drag the sound you want on top of the man and it starts playing.” “All the sounds are really cool.” “Some of the sounds fit together better than others.” “Our class are really going …

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Mar 17

Investigating Robot Dancing @RRIS

Who doesn’t love a dancing robot?!  This week the digital leaders have been testing out some websites that allow you to programme a robot to dance, Move Mixer and Robo Boogie  What was really clever about Robo Boogie was that you were able to change the robots movements and then look at the code to …

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Apr 20

Making a Flappy Bird game @RRIS

This afternoon the Digital Leaders made their own Flappy Bird games with the help of the code.org website.  They worked through the activities and felt confident at the end to have a go themselves.  They were able to change many variables like the icon for the player (Superman, Batman or the Easter Bunny for example), …

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Apr 17

Lunchtime Code Club has started @RRIS

The DL’s and Helpers were excited as our new Code Club started on Tuesday lunchtimes.  We used the website Code.org and started off at the beginning on course 1.  Everyone worked at their own speed but picked it up very quickly and were soon whizzing through the activities.  Everyone is looking forward to coming back next …

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