Computing Summer Schools in London

This page provides information about computing Summer Schools for children, young people and families (1) and other opportunities (2) that are typically for adults. There will be some overlap between the two.

  1. Education initiatives – computing summer schools (Google Doc, editable)
  2. Computer Science / Electronics / Music – London (Google Doc, view only)

1. Education initiatives: alphabetic list of providers
Full details available at the link above, note that there will be some overlap with the info in (2).

  1. #techmums
  2. 3BM
  3. 3DAmi Summer School
  4. Ada’s List
  5. Amazon Web Services – re:Start
  6. Apps for Good
  7. BBC Make It Digital Programme
  8. Blueshift coding
  9. Camden Learning Centre
  10. CAS London
  11. Code Club
  12. Code First: Girls
  13. Code First: Girls – Tech Returners
  14. CoderDojo
  15. Decoded
  16. Digital Awareness UK
  17. Digital Inclusion Charter
  18. Digital Leaders Women in Tech
  19. Dragon Hall Youth Tech Club
  20. Entrepreneurs First
  21. FDM – Getting Back to Business Programme
  22. Fire tech camp
  23. Founders4Schools
  24. FreeFormers
  25. Future Digital Inclusion (Dept of Education)
  26. Future Learn
  27. GirlsinTech
  28. Imperial Codelab
  29. London CLC
  30. Maker Club
  31. Makers Academy
  32. Mums in Technology
  33. MyKidsy.com
  34. Raspberry Pi Foundation
  35. She Means Business
  36. SoYouWannaBeOnTV
  37. Teaching London Computing, Queen Mary University Of London
  38. TechFuture Girls
  39. Technology Will Save Us
  40. Technopop
  41. TechUK
  42. TeenTech City (London)
  43. TeenTech City of Tomorrow
  44. TES
  45. The BT & Barclays Wifi in Communities Project
  46. The WOW Foundation
  47. TLA Women in Tech
  48. Turinglab
  49. Unrulyversity
  50. Urban Teacher
  51. WeAreDotDotDot
  52. WISE
  53. Women Shift Digital
  54. Your Life

2. Computer Science / Electronics / Music – London: alphabetic list of organisations and communities which support people interested in electronics, tech and general ‘hacking’-type (in the sense of making not breaking) activities.

Full details available at the link above, note that there will be some overlap with the info in (1).

The list below includes venues, companies, events, festivals. In terms of younger audiences Nesta’s mapping of UK makerspaces found that “nearly three-quarters of makerspaces welcome children into the workspace”.

1. Arduino
2. Barbican
3. Bletchley Park
4. Code Club
5. Code First: Girls
6. CoderDojo
7. Dorkbot
8. Electromagnetic Field
9. Firetech
10. FLO (formerly G.Hack)
11. Institute of Making
12. Kinetica Art Fair
13. London Hackspace
14. Makerversity
15. Maplin
16. Music Hackspace
17. Music Tech Fest
18. MzTek
19. oomlout
20. Raspberry Pi
21. Royal Institution
22. Restart project
23. Sky Academy
24. Tech City News / Events
25. Techmums
26. Technology Will Save Us
27. TeenTech
28. TNMOC – The National Museum of Computing
29. UK Maker spaces (Nesta’s map)
30. V3 Power – make wind turbines etc
31. V&A
32. Young Rewired State
33. Other suggestions
a. Arduinitar & Magnetic Resonator Piano
b. cs4fn (Computer Science for Fun)
c. Game City
d. Maker Faire UK
e. Make Magazine