Game of Codes 2024

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This March our Cardiff hub hosted the Game of Codes coding competition with this year’s theme centred around Sport and Health. This year, the competition saw the participation of 3 individual finalists and 13 teams. From wearable karate point-scoring t-shirts, olympic themed mini-games, clicker games promoting healthy eating and digital top trumps of weird and wonderful sports from around the … Read More

Game of Codes Competition 2024 is back!

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Game of Codes is back with Technocamps pan-Wales National Game of Codes Programming Competition. The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The challenge is to create a piece of software using Sport and Health as the theme.  Examples could … Read More

Game of Codes 2023: Health and Wellbeing

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Our annual coding competition for pupils in Wales is back! This year, we’re asking participants to create a piece of software under the theme Health and Wellbeing. Our Game of Codes competition is an opportunity for pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The … Read More

Robotics Competition 2023

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Announcing our 2023 Robotics Competition in partnership with the RAF! The theme of this year’s competition is Green Machines, and pupils from across Wales will be challenged to design and create a robot that is capable of sorting recycling and rubbish. Teams should consider whether the robot can recognise what it near and know where to arrange it. Creativity is … Read More

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2022

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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED Our 2022 Robotics Competition is in partnership with the RAF! The theme of this year’s competition is Explore the Unexplored, and pupils from across Wales will be challenged to delve into uncharted territory by designing and creating a robot that is capable of exploring new and extreme conditions, such as planets, jungles, deserts and the … Read More

Game of Codes Competition 2022: Combat Climate Change

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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED Our annual coding competition for pupils in Wales is back! This year, we’re asking participants to create a piece of software under the theme Combatting Climate Change. Our Game of Codes competition is an opportunity for pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a … Read More

Swansea University Copper Jam 2022

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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED Calling all sixth forms and colleges! Swansea University is inviting students to take part in a Copper Jam to create their own game designing the Hafod Morfa Copperworks. The University organising a Copper Jam in 2022 to share the 3D models we have created from the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site. The models will be made … Read More

Home of the Future Competition Winners Announced

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And the winner is… Our recent competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, asked pupils to design their own game, using any programming software, that would make a house more environmentally-friendly. First Place: Spuddy and Co (Adam, Ethan, Leo, Cerys), St Martin’s Comprehensive SchoolSecond Place: Team Penguin (Tilda and Oscar), homeschooledThird Place: Tech & Co (Jack, Dawid and Jack), Milford Haven … Read More

Minecraft set to influence future design of new cancer centre

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We are working on an exciting partnership with Velindre University NHS Trust to adopt gamification to engage the children and young people of south east Wales in the design of the Trust’s new cancer centre. An amazing bespoke Minecraft world encompassing the site for the new Velindre Cancer Centre has been built by our Cardiff ambassadors.  Those entering the competition … Read More

Home of the Future Competition

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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED Can you develop a game that shows energy efficiency in the home and the issues surrounding it? Our new competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, is asking pupils (up to the age of 16) to design their own game, using any programming software, that would make a house more environmentally-friendly. The winning … Read More