Race to the Top Coding Competition Launch Event
Friday, 2 October 2015 from 11:00 to 13:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us in launching the inaugural Race to the Top Coding Competition.
The programme will challenge groups of students in years 4-6 or year 9 to design and code a game or mobile application addressing the theme of energy efficiency in the school community.
You are invited to join us for the launch event at the University of Northampton:
Friday, October 2nd, 2015
11am - 1pm
University of Northampton
St Georges Avenue
This first of its kind project will see partners from schools right to the top of the IT industry work together to inspire young people to achieve digital fluency through collaboration and challenge.Speakers from Northamptonshire County Council, The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (A City of London Livery Company), Code Club, and the University of Northampton will welcome you, explain the competition, how it will work, the teaching resources and support available, prizes to be won, and the aspirations behind the initiative.
Please take this opportunity to express your interest in taking part, sign up your school, ask any questions you may have, and meet with peers and partners.
Please arrive from 10:30am for refreshments, with the event to begin from 11am. Parking is available to the rear of the Newton Building. Please find a campus map on this link.
Further information about the competition can be found at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/codingcompetition
When & Where
This event has been organised by Northamptonshire County Council, WCIT, Code Club, and the University of Northampton.to introduce the competition to schools and encourage them to take part.