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September 15, 2017 AT 12:00 am

Expanding the Code Club Age Range #piday #Raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Via the Code Club Blog

Code Club is expanding to secondary school ages up to 13 years to provide more opportunities and resources for our network of after-school clubs run by volunteers and educators.

Until now, Code Clubs have focused on nine- to eleven-year-olds, engaging with over 85,000 young people in the UK every week through after-school clubs, and through clubs at non-school venues such as libraries, museums, and youth centres. There’s even a fire station Code Club!

The decision to increase the upper age limit from eleven to thirteen is, in part, a response to demand. As Raspberry Pi Foundation CEO Philip Colligan explains, “There is a huge demand from young people for more opportunities to learn about computing generally, and for Code Club specifically. We’ve decided to take up the challenge.”

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