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Micro:bit Coding 101 (8+)

Learn how to code the BBC micro:bit in a fun and interactive way.

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Class overview:

Learn how to code the BBC micro:bit device in a fun and interactive way. Explore Visual Block Coding and use outputs and inputs to control your micro:bit device.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the hardware components of the micro:bit.
  • Understand that code is a programming language that is written using algorithms.
  • Learn how to write algorithms using inputs and outputs.
  • Understand how to download and run code on your micro:bit.

Coding example:


Your Educator


Natalie Anderson
Natalie Anderson
Natalie is the Head of Curriculum at STEM Punks with a core focus on learning outcomes and curriculum alignment. Natalie has a background in teaching and is the recipient of the Dr Alan Druery OAM Excellence in Teaching Award. In her role, she strives to give students the skills and confidence they need to become successful global citizens.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
What equipment do I need for this class?
You can simulate all the coding steps on your Tablet or PC. If you want to download the code, you will need a BBC micro:bit. You can find this device on our online store.

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