Make Arcade Games

This course is suitable for students who are in their first three years at secondary school, who have already coded in Scratch and now wish to learn how to make Arcade Games. The students will create games that can be played on the Meowbit – a console for Microsoft Makecode Arcade.

If you did ‘Make Arcade Games’ in Term 1, you will be progressing to the next level.

Students will…

  • learn how to code using Microsoft Makecode software
  • make arcade games that can be played smart phones or the Meowbit
  • learn new programming concepts
  • develop their problem solving skills
  • work collaboratively
  • add to their digital skills
Arcade game on the Meowbit created by a 11 year old.

Term 2 Dates (Sept-Oct 2021)

  • Tuesday 2nd November
  • Tuesday 9th November
  • Tuesday 16th November
  • Tuesday 23rd November
  • Tuesday 30th November
  • Tuesday 7th December


After school from 5pm – 6pm.


This course is delivered through ‘live’ lessons online. You need…

  • a laptop/desktop with audio and video
  • a good broadband connection
  • it is also recommended you install the latest version of a browser (Google Chrome, Edge or Safari)

Price £72

  • 6 online live lessons.
  • Access to a virtual classroom
  • Access to lesson activity sheets

Term 1 Dates (Sept-Oct 2021)

  • Tuesday 14th September
  • Tuesday 21st September
  • Tuesday 28th September
  • Tuesday 5th October
  • Tuesday 12th October


After school from 5pm – 6pm.