St Brigid's College, Loughrea

Coding Department

Coding Department

The Teaching Team

Isabel Collins, Johnny Coen, Aideen Flannery, Niall Maher, Colette Plower

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The Coding Department offer a short course in coding to all students in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year. The short courses focuses on a number of aspects of coding and computer science over the three years. These include:

  • Learning to touch type
  • Learning basic word processing skills in Microsoft Office
  • The parts of a computer and proper maintenance
  • The application of the internet and web design
  • Learning to Code - Khan Academy (Javascript)
  • Continuing the Code - Scratch
  • Web Design - HTML & CSS

Examples of student projects can be found at the links below:

Javascript Examples

https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/cba-1-car/5142844800172032

https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/car/5261567334744064

Scratch Examples

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/291022873/fullscreen/

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/295462426/fullscreen/

Assessment

The Short Course in Coding is assessed through a CBA (Continuous Based Assessment) which is completed in Third Year.

This is a student based project whereby students apply the skills that they have learned over the previous two years.

Junior Cert Specification and Curriculum can be viewed here:

https://stbrigidscollege.ie/Content/2019/9/NCCAJCShortCourseCoding.pdf

Events
May
23 2022
TY Work Experience
May
23 2022
Leaving Cert Block Study
May
25 2022
5th Year Term 3 Assessments
May
30 2022
Junior Cert Block Study
13-May-2022
Yesterday the Erasmus+ Exchange students had a sports morning at a local sports centre trying our hand at Baddel and Tennis amongst other sports. This was followed by workshops in the afternoon. Today is our final day of the Exchange before an early
12-May-2022
On Tuesday the Erasmus+ Exchange group started the day by visiting the buildings of the European Parliment where they got a guided tour. They also had a Meet and Greet with Irish MEP Billy Kelleher who was fantastic with his time.
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St Brigid's College, Loughrea
Baunoge,
Loughrea,
Co. Galway,
Ireland

091 841 919

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