Doctor Who: Friendly Dalek teaches you to code

The BBC has unveiled a computer game called The Doctor and the Dalek, as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.

It is voiced by Peter Capaldi and the story, starring a friendly Dalek, is written by Doctor Who series writer Phil Ford.

A browser game playable over the internet, it is aimed at six to 12-year-olds.

The coding challenges are linked to the curriculum and can be mapped against Key Stage 2 and 3 learning outcomes.

The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones tried out the game with game producer Richard Jenkins of BBC Wales Online.

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