Archive for February, 2014

Year 9 Student Creates Android App – Raspberry Pi Guide

Posted: February 19, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News


Year 9 Student and School Pi Club Founder Member (JW) has created his own Android App ‘Raspberry Pi Guide’.

The app is a mobile version of his Raspberry Pi Guide website

JW’s vision is to have a comprehensive guide for everything Raspberry Pi in one website.

You can download the app from Google Play by following this link

Great work JW!


Code your own website using HTML5

Posted: February 15, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News

It’s half term which means a week without School Pi Club, but that doesn’t stop us serious coders!

School Pi Club just earned its HTML5 badge with Codecademy! Learning to code a website using HTML5 is great fun. Check out the website and HTML5 badge below.

We shall be looking at more courses such as PHP and Javascript. You can learn code anytime, anywhere with

HTML5 badge


HTML5 website

@Codecademy Animate Your Name

Posted: February 10, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News

Codecademy Animate Name

Below is a quick YouTube video to show one of the lessons on

We chose to code/animate ‘School Pi Club’

Coding Lessons continue on @Codecademy

Posted: February 10, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News

Codecademy Badge


Getting a nice collection together of badges – learning code is fun!

Flappy Bird in Scratch

Posted: February 8, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News
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Flappy Bird in Scratch

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of Flappy Bird. It’s the number one app in the iOS App Store in over 100 countries.

In this weeks School Pi Club we shall be looking at Flappy Bird in Scratch. All School Pi Club members will be signing up for a free online Scratch account at

Here are the steps we will follow:

1. Sign up for a free scratch online account at

2. Visit the following link and download the scratch flappy bird project files (.zip format) and save to your computer. Once downloaded extract the files.

3. Log in to your scratch online account and select ‘Create’ to start a new project.

4. Now click ‘File’ and then choose the ‘Upload from your computer’ option

5. Now browse your computer to where you downloaded and saved the Flappy Bird project files.

6. Select the file named ‘Flappy’

7. The Flappy Bird game will now be imported to your account.

Take a look at how it works, see what you can change/improve or make your own version of Flappy Bird. One day you too could have a number one game in the App Store…..the possibilities are endless!

Raspberry pi survey

Posted: February 7, 2014 by drydo13 in General News

Raspberry pi survey

Please view my raspberry pi survey personal details not included

Learning with @Codecademy

Posted: February 3, 2014 by schoolpiclub in General News

Today we looked at the Codecademy website and started to look at the different step-by-step lessons in code. It’s a great stepping stone into the world of code, you can join groups and earn badges along the way.

We completed quite a few tasks during our lunchtime!