Computing KS3 & KS4/GCSE: Coding and games development
In this short film for secondary schools, web developer Chloe Watts meets BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Brit’ and games developer Mitu Khandaker to see her first game Redshirt™ in action.
Mitu tells us about how she began simple coding as a young girl, teaching herself HTML and using Text Editor to create websites.
She then decided that she wanted to design video games.
Mitu emphasises the ability to code is a creative one, allowing for self-expression, as significant as learning to read, paint or write poetry.
This short film is from the BBC series, Coding: The Future is Creative.
This short film could be shown to your class to encourage them to think creatively about coding and to consider a career in computing.
This short film is relevant for teaching comouting at KS3 and KS4/GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 4/5 or Higher in Scotland.
The topics discussed will support OCR, Edexcel, AQA, WJEC GCSE in England and Wales, CCEA GCSE in Northern Ireland and SQA National 4/5 and Higher in Scotland.