What is Programming?
Programming is the process of designing and writing a set of instructions (a program) for a computer in a language it can understand. This can be simple, such as a program making a robot toy trace out a square, or incredibly sophisticated, such as those behind search engines and weather forecasting.
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Pizza Party Per Favore!
Barefoot is excited to announce a new resource, Pizza Party! Created for pupils aged 9-11, it brings data collection and analysis to life through the power of pizza!
3rd May 2019
Barefoot gets a new website and a fantastic new resource!
Barefoot has got a shiny new website. It’s been around for a few weeks but you might not have got a chance to see it yet, so head on over! It’s lovely, bright and intuitive with the same areas as the old website but with a brand new look. Why not take a look around?
14th February 2019
2018 - The Best Year for Barefoot Yet!
In 2018, the SWGfL team coordinated over 1,150 workshops in primary schools across the UK, reaching over 16,300 teachers and ultimately making an impact on over 430,000 pupils.
17th January 2019
On the 9th day of Christmas, Scratch gave to me: 9 ladies dancing in Scratch 3.0
Due to be released on 2nd January 2019 is the new evolution of Scratch, Scratch 3.0. New features include tablet functionality, more how-to videos and an in-editor guide for first time users.
10th December 2018