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Time to Code Competition with BITCNI & Allstate NI - Community Calling

Time to Code Competition with BITCNI & Allstate NI

📢 Business in the Community launches coding competition with Allstate NI

 ℹ The lucky winners in each category will receive a laptop, with runners up receiving a Raspberry Pi Zero with starter kits


A lot of children and young people are missing the coding activities they participate in at school or with local Code Clubs or CoderDojos. To keep the fun going, and to encourage the continuation and development of coding skills we have launched a Time to Code coding competition in partnership with Allstate NI

Competition information for children and young people

What you’ll need to do

To get involved in the competition you will need create a project in Scratch that includes demonstration of the following skills:

  • Use of multiple sprites
  • Use of movement
  • Use of sound
  • Game/Quiz element

To take part you need to fit into one of the two categories below:

Category One – P4/P5 pupils

Category One pupils will develop a Scratch project around the theme of “I Am Happy When”

Category Two – P6/P7 pupils

Category Two pupils will develop a Scratch project around the theme of “My COVID/Pandemic Hero”


Competition opens on: 22 February 2021
Closes: at 5.00pm on 22 March 2021
Winners: announced on 31 March 2021

How to Enter

When the project is finished, please create a link to the project in Scratch and submit the link to ANIForceforGood@allstate.com

Please include:

• Name of the entrant

• Class of the entrant eg P5

• School of the entrant

To share your love of coding with others, you can also post your picture of your project on Twitter @bitcni | @AllstateNI | #TimeToCodeCompetition

Remember to tag your school!


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