The Code Zone Blog

The Code Zone is growing quickly, but so is the world of code.  We'll keep you up to date here with what's new, what's changing, and some interesting articles.

The Codey Smart Speaker

Posted on March 31, 2021 just for fun

If you haven't seen Tom's intro video for The Codey Smart Speaker - check it out on our Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram.  We hope you enjoy...

5 Women Who are Changing the World Through Tech

Posted on March 08, 2021

In an industry dominated by men, these women are carving out their own path.


And the world is all the better for it.

Why Should Children Learn to Code?

Posted on March 06, 2021


Screen Time Doesn't Have to be Scary

Posted on December 06, 2020

With the pandemic pushing us further online, it’s more important than ever that we understand screen time and the effect it can have on our children – both positive and negative.

Virtual After School Coding Club Launches as Pandemic Wipes Out Children’s Activities

Posted on November 25, 2020 in the press

The Code Zone has launched a virtual coding club in response to Covid-19 safety measures wiping out children’s after school activities.

November Build Battle

Posted on November 22, 2020 build battles

It's coming!  Are you ready?

This month's theme - DINOSAURS 

Tech Start-Up Launches UK-First Coding Format for Youngsters

Posted on October 12, 2020 in the press

The Code Zone has launched in the UK, plugging Britain’s coding skills shortage with an interactive virtual club for youngsters aged 6 to 14.

Women in Coding

Posted on September 28, 2020 diversity in code

Lucy Woodhead on her experience as a woman in coding, and why diversity in the technoloy sector starts with our children's education.

The Code Zone Secures Funding

Posted on June 10, 2020

The Code Zone Secures funding for new online platform from Innovate UK

The Origins of The Code Zone

Posted on April 27, 2019

The Code Zone was formed to fill a gap, to overcome gender and diversity barriers in code and to boost lots of other soft-skills in children.

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