Code Club


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

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

Age group 8-10, 11-14
Legal status Not for profit
Number of volunteers 1000+
Regions covered
South East, London, North West, East of England, West Midlands, South West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, North East, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales
Technologies used Animation/Games, Physical Computing, Programming/Coding
Services offered Face to face training, Online resource
Frequency Directly after school
Looking for Volunteers, Event invitations

Latest stuff

  • Getting to grips with digital making at Picademy

    ‘Picademy? What’s it all about?’ I hear you say. Liz, Code Club’s Regional Coordinator for the North West, tells us more… When I began volunteering with Code Club I had no idea what a Raspberry Pi is, and by the time I started working at Code Club I wasn’t that much wiser. So when the […]

    News — Jun 13th 2017
  • #VolunteersWeek – Inspiring stories from Hampshire Libraries’ Code Clubs

    by Dan Powell, Code Club’s Regional Coordinator for the South East About 18 months ago, Code Club started a project with Hampshire Library Service to start five Code Clubs in key libraries across the county. This was around the time the Society of Chief Librarians announced its Code Green initiative, which foregrounded digital engagement in libraries, […]

    News — Jun 5th 2017
  • #VolunteersWeek – Run a Code Club to learn new skills & meet new friends

    This #VolunteersWeek, we celebrate by sharing the experiences of the amazing people who help to inspire children across the UK to get excited about coding and digital making. Amanda Coffey is a parent and she runs a Code Club at Firfield Primary School. We spoke to her about how she got involved with Code Club, […]

    News — Jun 3rd 2017
  • Try a Pioneers challenge with your Code Club!

    Have you heard of the new Raspberry Pi Pioneers programme, which challenges children and young people aged 11 to 16 to get together and use technology to make awesome things? Code Club Regional Coordinator and volunteer Lorna Gibson took part in the last challenge, acting as mentor for her Code Club’s Pioneers project. She told […]

    News — Jun 2nd 2017
  • #VolunteersWeek 2017 – volunteering together

    This week is Volunteers’ Week, a celebration of the amazing work that people across the UK are doing, sharing their time and enthusiasm to help a range of projects and organisations – including Code Club! This year we wanted to highlight the real difference Code Club hosts and leaders make in the lives of the […]

    News — Jun 1st 2017

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