The Code Zone Online

FAQS

A decent internet connection, a laptop/desktop computer and access to a browser like Chrome to use The Code Zone Online platform. We're currently working on better supporting mobile and tablet devices, so for now you need a device that has a screen width of 12.9" or larger.
No, they won’t get bored. We encourage more advanced coders to ‘hack’ our challenges. We want them to create something new that matters to them and stretches their creativity and coding abilities.
We set a new challenge each week which is designed to develop a range of skills.
Yes, your child’s safety is of paramount importance to us and we want to build a safe online community for young people. All Zone Leaders have enhanced DBS checks and our platform is fully secure with enhanced security features. All lobby chats and social sharing between participants will be moderated by our Zone Leaders.
No, we know life gets busy so we keep access to all the challenges that you are subscribed to open so that you can complete them at a time that suits. We’re offering a flexible learning experience where you decide to take part when it works for you.
Yes, our challenges are designed to be scalable for all skill levels and abilities. If your child is new to coding – they can complete our ‘Basics of Scratch’ mini-series course before tackling the main challenges. Each challenge starts with a video intro from a Zone Leader to set the scene, and challenge cards also give more support.

The Code Zone Online platform also has tutorials and mini-series guides and help blocks with tips to help users if they get stuck. And for Online + Community customers have live Zone Leader support on hand for a more personal tutorial style of session.

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