Teachers

It’s easy to set up a Code Club in your school — teachers can register with us to run their club by themselves, or with the help of a volunteer.

The Basics

Code Club provides free projects and resources for you to run a Code Club for children aged 9-13 in your school.

You don’t need to have coding knowledge to run a club. Using our step-by-step project guides is a great way to learn skills and build coding confidence for both you and your students!

You can choose to run the club by yourself, or if you’d like some help, you can connect with Code Club volunteers in your local area through our website.

Code Club essentials:

  • Run the club in the way that suits you and your students — most clubs run for an hour a week with around 15 students
  • We offer our projects and resources for free, and in return we ask that you offer your club free of charge
  • If you’re working with volunteers, you must make sure they are accompanied and supported at all times


Get Started with Code Club

Step 1: Register your school on our website.

Step 2: Search for volunteers near you using the tool on our site. You could also ask parents or people in your local community to help.

Step 3: Meet your volunteers to organise the club and check their DBS statement (or equivalent).

Step 4: Get your club activated! Just log in to your Club Hub and add volunteers to your club using their email address.

Step 5: Use the free Code Club projects, which are step-by-step guides for the children to follow, to run the club sessions.

Step 6: Check out the extra resources for active clubs in your Club Hub.

If you’d like to run the club without a volunteer, make sure to select this option when you sign up so that your club will be activated.

Register as a Club Host

Start a Code Club in your School

"It’s amazing to see the sense of achievement the children get when they finish their projects… and we can really see the children starting to persevere with the tasks in Code Club, using analytical thinking to troubleshoot."
- Matthew Cave, Assistant Head Teacher, West Town Lane Academy Bristol

You can read more stories from clubs and volunteers on our blog.

Read more on our blog

Get your club activated!

Once your Code Club is set up and activated on our site, you’ll have access to even more benefits, including:

  • Downloadable resources to help you run your club, such as certificates, registers, and posters
  • Regular updates about new projects and resources straight to your inbox
  • Competitions and prize draws you can enter to win goodies for your club

How Code Club support you

Our team are here to support you on your journey to setting up and running a Code Club in your school.

  • Meet our team of Regional Coordinators at the events they run in your local area
  • Email us for support, or if you have questions at any point
  • Talk to us online in our forums or Twitter chats
  • Our FAQs page is also full of useful information

Register as a Club Host

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Parent Power

Many schools have awesome parent volunteers. Why not send a letter to harness some parent power?

Download letter

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Projects

Check out our free step-by-step guides to create animations, games and websites.

Code Club Projects

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Online Training

We give educators the tools and experience they need to teach computing with confidence.

Check out our Teacher Training