Pixel Dash Bexhill - FREE HAF CLUB

Retro video game design

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East Sussex Council HAF team

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Location address: Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2AT
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Ages: children 8 - 14 · adults 18+ years

Available tickets:
Free HAF ticket Free
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Funded by East Sussex County Council
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What we'll do
Educraft are happy to offer our unique HAF funded sessions for children eligible for free school meals. PIXEL Dash – retro video game design A hands on unique opportunity for students to work collaboratively or independently on graphics and level building, Pixel Dash creates an exciting in class event seeing participants create a fully playable retro-styled video game. Building games turns students from content consumers into confident digital creators. They build games to “show what they know” about any topic. They build games to inform and persuade, and to tell their epic stories. Along the way, they practice the 4Cs of communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking on their journey towards becoming fluent digital creators. __________ We also have a number of themed craft and physical activities to offer a fully rounded experience. BEADCRAFT: Create unique pixel sprites using fuse-beads and turn them into beautiful key rings, jewellery or baubles to take home. PAPERCRAFT: Build a paper replica of a classic computer or video game character to take home. RETRO GAMES: Play arcade classics from the early 1980s (such as Pacman, Frogger and Space Invaders), classic SEGA games (including the original version of Sonic) or retro Nintendo games (like the original Super Mario Brothers). BOARD GAMES: Try our selection of carefully chosen board games that ensure that we are able to continue our Pixel theme without the need for excessive periods of screen time. BEAT-SABER: Build up a sweat as you follow choreographed lightsaber sequences in time to music in this twist on the cult VR video game. Each session includes free food and an informative and interactive discussion on the health and environmental benefits of eating more plant-based foods. HEALTHY FOOD: Educraft works with local ethical providers (such as vegetarian cafes or restaurants) to provide nutritious, locally prepared vegetarian and/or vegan hot meals as well as healthy snacks and fruit. *** This activity has been funded through the Department for Education’s (DfE) Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme and coordinated by East Sussex County Council. Free places are available for young people eligible for benefits-related free school meals. This eligibility criteria has been defined by the DfE. Additionally young people in several other target cohorts can attend funded places, such as those with SEND or Looked After Children (LAC). Please note, eligibility will be confirmed as part of the booking process.***
About your mentors
Coding and technology workshop specialists.
Educraft are specialists in providing technology-based workshops to schools, museums and events across the UK and abroad. Our unique and bespoke suite of workshops bring together coding, electronics, video game design, art and crafts, physical exercise activities and food education all under a single theme - Pixels, the building blocks of computing.
East Sussex Council HAF team
East Sussex Council HAF team
East Sussex Council HAF team
Learning aim
Aim 1
Our goal is to educate and inspire children towards a career in creative computer arts through the use of unusual and obscure tech.
Pricing information
Ticket nameFree HAF ticket
Where we'll be
Chantry Community Primary School, Barrack Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 2AT
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Cancellation Policy
Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.