Musical Video Games - After school club

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A free, fun and educational after school club, where you will understand how to make your video game and your own music!

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Learn how to create musical video games using Arcade, free game-development platform from Microsoft MakeCode!

Join us at any time, our tutors will always bring you up to speed, ask as many questions as you like!

Here are some of the things we will do:

Introduction to Arcade and basic controls.

Basics of block-based coding.

Coding music for your video games.

Bigger, better, more amazing games!

...After this, we will be very happy to create content based on your requests, and take your creations to the next level!

Here is a sneak peak of what we can create!

Who is it for

  • Beginners aged 8 onwards
  • Somebody passionate about music and video games
  • Teachers interested in adding spice to their lessons

Where and When

On Zoom

Every Friday starting from 23rd of April

4.30pm for 1 hour

What you need

Laptop/tablet, ideally with external screen connection (TVs are fine!)

Headphones, Zoom app and Chrome browser

All software is FREE and browser based (no installations required)

60' minutes of your day, every Friday

What you will learn

This course will take you from the very basics of block-based coding to create your very own musical video game!

The pace of the course will allow students to learn and feel confident within the approachable and easy to use platform.

Students will be encouraged to use their new coding skills creatively, music will be a central part of the workshops.

Come and take part in the experience with our tutor Jack, who is ready to help you learn new coding skills, and make some music.

How much?


Our mission continues that of being there for kids and their parents, so we decided that, to support families across the UK, we wanted to organise something safe and fun to keep you entertained!

The legal stuff...

GDPR, Online Learning Policy, all our staff is DBS-checked.

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