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Take part in the Hour of Code
with Discovery Education Coding
7–13 December 2015

The Hour of Code initiative hopes to encourage every pupil across the globe to dedicate 1 hour to learning how to code between 7th – 13th December! The first Hour of Code in the UK had over 3 million participants! Now in its third year we’re continuing to encourage pupils, teachers and parents to take part.

Discovery Education's Hour of Code pupil packs

Designed to encourage pupils to spend an hour teaching a parent or guardian how to code. Download your chosen themed pack and using your school login details start creating your app with Discovery Education Coding.

Spread the word

We've put together a handy school pack to help you promote the Hour of Code with pupils and parents. School pack includes: sample letter, event blurb, stickers, handouts, social media ideas, posters and logos.

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Useful links

Code.org (Hour of Code)

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organise an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.

Code Club

Code Club is a nationwide network of free volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children aged 9-11.

They create projects for their volunteers to teach at after school coding clubs or at non-school venues such as libraries. The projects Code Club make teach children how to program by showing them how to make computer games, animations and websites. Their volunteers go to their local club for an hour a week and teach one project a week.