Aside from picking up a practical skill set, coding lessons can help kickstart your child’s creativity by equipping them with skills to build unique applications as well.
When they learn coding, your children will also have the chance to hone their problem solving skills and logical thinking abilities.
With so many options for coding classes for kids, it can be tricky to choose one that will suit your child's needs.
From preschoolers seeking fun activities that encourage creative thinking, all the way through to older learners wishing to pursue more advanced topics such as python programming, there are coding classes available in Singapore tailored specifically for each stage of your child's development.
Check out our guide to find out which coding school is best for your kids!
Set up in 2008 by a team of robotics enthusiasts who believes that programming skills are the way forward, Nullspace is one of the pioneers in providing robotics and coding education in Singapore.
The school is also an appointed vendor by Singapore's Ministry of Education (MOE) for the GEP (Gifted Education Programme) Computer Enrichment Programme as well as various Applied Learning Programmes (ALP) and Robotics CCA Training across MOE schools.
Nullspace Centre for Robotics Learning promises the highest quality of technology education with one of the smallest class sizes in Singapore - an average instructor-to-student ratio of 1:3.
All of their instructors are experienced practitioners who bring with them a wealth of competitive Robotics experience – 14 years of competition winning track record to be exact.
At Nullspace, you can be assured that your child is receiving highly practical, top-notch coding education, with a well-crafted curriculum refined through over a decade of teaching experience.
Nullspace has classes for children aged 6 to 16 years old, and class durations range from 2 to 2.5 hours a session:
Classes at Nullspace Robotics are inclusive – your child doesn’t need to have any prior experience before joining a coding class at the introductory level. All their classes are designed to be progressive and students can move on to the next level after they’ve passed an end-of-level assessment test.
The centre is also awarded the STEM.org Accredited™ Educational Experience trustmark which recognises organisations with high-quality STEM-based programmes, bearing testament to the efficacy of Nullspace’s classes.
Find our more about Nullspace's coding classes for kids: https://sg.nullspace.co/
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At Presence Pictures, young minds come alive and create their own immersive digital experiences!
Founded in 2017, Presence Pictures' goal is to empower young children with new world skills to code 3D virtual worlds for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and the Metaverse.
Instead of just being a consumer of digital experiences, they want their students to learn how to build their own!
Under the guidance of Presence Pictures, their students have created over 2,000 AR and VR worlds in Presence Metaverse to date.
They have also exhibited large-scale digital interactive installations by their students at locations such as National Museum of Singapore and Singapore Art Museum.
Not only that, their students have achieved numerous accolades from winning the Visual-Spatial Mathlympics and other national competitions, to receiving prestigious awards such as the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventor's Award.
Presence Pictures is the perfect place for kids to take their coding and 3D creativity skills up a notch for the new digital world.
Children aged 6-12 can join their Creator classes where they'll learn how to code and develop their 3D creativity for immersive technologies.
Presence Pictures has a clear progression pathway from Junior Creator to Senior Creator for their students. Students can even turn professional and progress on to Masterclasses which will train them in entrepreneurship to produce value in the virtual worlds they have created.
Budding creators start off in the Junior Creator Programme, where they learn to code using Presence Pictures panel-based programming, laying the foundations of computational and 3D visual-spatial thinking.
Unlike Scratch programming, the projects produced with Presence Pictures are designer 3D virtual worlds that you can interact with using technologies such as AR and VR.
As a platform, Presence Pictures is more than just a coding school. It is also a high-tech edutainment playground.
Kids can experience, as a Player, virtual worlds coded by their Creators.
Creators are students of Presence Pictures who attend classes to learn coding and 3D creativity in order to build high-tech AR, VR, and metaverse experiences.
Meanwhile, Players are kids that have booked tickets to play these immersive experiences designed by the Creators.
Tickets are available for individual play, group play dates and birthday parties.
Players can embark on fun experiences including augmented reality climbing, virtual reality shooting challenges, metaverse exploration, and more in their spacious 2-storey premise.
Presence Pictures is an edutainment platform that integrates tech play and learn like no other!
Find out more about coding for kids at Presence Pictures: https://www.presence.pictures/
Location: 15 Kampong Bahru Road Singapore 169346
Class duration: Starts from 1.5 hours per session depending on progression
Founded in 2017, Walnut Coding has swiftly made its mark as a cutting-edge platform offering exciting, game-based online coding classes for kids aged 6-14.
Every Walnut Coding Course is overseen by expert tutors who bring an average of 7+ years in the education field and come from established STEM companies worldwide.
By leveraging on innovative technology, Walnut Coding delivers personalised learning experiences that are as fun as they are educational.
With a thriving community of over 3,000,000 students attending more than 60,000 online classes daily, Walnut Coding is a dynamic learning hub where young minds are groomed for a bright future.
Walnut Coding is not just shaping future tech wizards - they’re cultivating a generation of creative thinkers and problem solvers.
Its courses go beyond coding to enhance essential life skills like logical thinking, creativity, problem solving, math, and appreciation for technology.
From 2D scratch to Python and robotics, Walnut Coding’s diverse offerings empower your child to create a variety of games and applications.
Courses are created by experts from leading institutions and tech companies worldwide. The curriculum has also been verified by organisations like Education Alliance Finland.
Scratch (Age 6-9): For the youngest coders, Walnut Coding offers an engaging and fun course in 2D Scratch. This is a visually stimulating, drag-and-drop tool designed to develop strong logical thinking.
It’s a visual treat where students get to bring their imagination to life by creating their own animations and games!
The Scratch classes can be done on an iPad or computer, no special equipment is required.
Python (Age 10-14): Coders aged 10 and above dive into the world of Python, one of the most versatile and widely used coding languages that is used to create everything from chatbots and voice assistants, to websites, mobile applications, and games.
This course also gives students exposure to cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning, transforming them from gamers to real coders and creators!
What makes Walnut Coding shine among other coding schools is its unique AI-powered platform.
The platform harnesses the power of project-based learning, integrating AI-powered technology with the support of Expert Tutors to create a fun and efficient environment where students can learn independently.
Classes are 50-minute online sessions filled with captivating animations and exciting challenges
Throughout the session, Walnut Coding’s Expert Coding Mentors are always on hand to provide support via the in-app live chat.
With animations that depict real-life problems suitable for your child’s age, and challenges that allow for step-by-step problem solving, Walnut Coding makes learning an adventure.
At Walnut Coding, your child won’t just learn - they’ll thrive, grow, and feel like a Coding Superhero!
So, why wait? Let your child embark on this amazing journey with Walnut Coding and watch them shape the future with their own hands!
The Lavender Spaceship Project is a unique online coding school that is designed specifically for girls aged 7-16 at all experience levels.
Through its "girl-centric" model, the school aims to inspire and nurture the love for coding and technology among girls.
Designed by certified and experienced teachers, the core coding classes feature fun and engaging projects where girls will solve real-world challenges.
They will be exposed to a variety of projects, from creating games and animated stories, to designing web pages, and 3D modelling.
The program also features prominent female role models in science and technology, to motivate the girls and to show them that they too can succeed in STEM fields.
The Lavender Spaceship Project's curriculum is divided into three age groups:
All classes are taught in a one-to-one setting to ensure that your child gets personal attention from the instructors.
She'll learn at her own pace with the same instructor every week.
This means that instructors know exactly what your kids are capable of and will personalize their learning plan according to their individual learning needs.
In addition, every student gets a Progress Report after each Core Coding Course, so parents are kept updated on your child's progress.
While not everyone will go on to a career in tech, girls will come out of the program with enhanced critical thinking and problem solving skills, improved computational thinking, an interest in coding, and a new sense of self confidence.
Skills that will benefit them in whichever field they choose in the future!
Formerly known as The Kids Coders, LCCL Coding Academy prides itself on being one of the earliest homegrown coding schools, staffed by a team of experienced and distinguished computer scientists.
Beyond just coding courses, LCCL Coding Academy believes in instilling computational and logical thinking in children to help them with analytical and problem-solving skills.
The academy has regular and holiday coding classes for kids aged 5 to 18 years old, with a class ratio of no more than 6 students per teacher.
Their regular programmes come with the flexibility of 1 to 3 classes a week depending on how quickly your child wishes to learn.
For parents who want to sign more than one child with the school, LCCL Coding Academy also offers a sibling discount, with 10% off for the second sibling and 15% for the third sibling and beyond.
Sibling bonding activity, anyone?
Location: 19 Tanglin Road, Tanglin Shopping Centre, #04-20, Singapore 247909
Coding classes: https://lcclcoding.com/
Branding itself as “the serious code school” SG Code Campus has partnered with tech giants like Amazon Web Services and Apple to run coding classes for youths and working professionals. It also counts brands like Paypal and Shopee as its clients.
SG Code Campus has a large and qualified team of coding instructors, and has coding classes for kids aimed at 7 to 18 year olds.
In fact, those who want to take their coding education up a notch can even sign up for SG Code Campus’ AWS Technical Essentials which is an AWS training and certification course which teaches students how to design and build cloud solutions to solve real-world issues.
Coding courses for kids: https://www.sgcodecampus.com/
Said to be Singapore’s first coding school for kids, Saturday Kids, which has been operating since 2012, is an impact-driven coding school that aims to inspire kids to create a better future with technology, for themselves and for others.
Their social mission also sees the school running Code in the Community, a free coding programme for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, to help them bridge the digital literacy gap.
More than just a coding school, Saturday Kids believes in bringing out curiosity in children and encouraging them to solve problems on their own through coding.
Saturday Kids has coding classes for kids aged 5 to 16 and combines coding with fun, interesting and relevant topics and applications, such as building a Meme Maker application and coding with Roblox.
We particularly love their workshops which teach children about pertinent topics like climate change and poverty and then round it up by getting them to build a coding project in Scratch to solve these real world issues.
You can choose between boot camps which are a gradual 4-week programme, camps during the school holidays, or a one-off workshop.
To top it off, Saturday Kids is so confident in what they bring to the coding table that should your child not enjoy the holiday camp or workshops after the first 2 days or 3 weeks respectively, they will provide a 50% credit note of the amount paid.
Coding classes for kids: https://www.saturdaykids.com/
Ripplecreate works with more than 200 schools in Singapore to provide technology education and coding classes, and is an authorised partner for some national ICT school programmes on coding and computational thinking.
The school has taught some 10,000 students in fields ranging from coding to cybersecurity.
Taking in children aged 7 and up, every child that comes in through Ripplecreate’s doors will be provided with a comprehensive and holistic STEAM-based progression structure for their coding education, with well thought out objectives appropriate for their age.
As a school that has been lauded for its curriculum and pedagogy, you can be assured that your child will have access to computer programming courses and resources that cover both breadth and depth.
Location: 46 Kim Yam Road, #01-06, Singapore 239351
Coding classes for kids: http://ripplecreate.com/
Children’s Worklab, which has been around since 2007, provides hands-on learning to children through play by merging Lego and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Mathematics) concepts.
Targeted at children aged 8 and above, their two-day Minecraft Coding Camp combines play and coding lessons, and gets children to use coding languages such as Java to develop their own user-made modifications, known as mods, in the game of Minecraft.
Not only will children get to see their programming in action, they will also pick up basic programming, computational thinking concepts and hone their creativity.
If you’re still in two minds about signing your child up, Children’s Worklab offers a no-strings attached trial class of its weekly programmes at $55/hour for those aged 3 to 5 and $50/hour for those aged 6 and above.
Location: 583 Orchard Road, Forum The Shopping Mall, #02-K1, Singapore 238884
Coding classes for kids: https://www.worklab.com.sg/
Coding Lab, which has received several accolades for being one of the best enrichment and learning schools, was founded by an MIT Alumnus Foo Yong Ning, who worked in Silicon Valley, in 2015.
Coding Lab strongly believes that every child should learn to code and prides itself in nurturing and uncovering the coder within each child.
The school has coding classes for children aged 4 to 18 and all classes and exercises are age-appropriate, yet challenging enough to help them develop their coding skills.
At Coding Lab, there’s truly something for everyone, even the young ones from 4 where they can take part in a Junior Coders Programme which will expose them to Scratch programming through storytelling, reading, drama, games, and touchscreen tablets.
For those who might want to have a taste of coding before committing, Coding Lab also has 2-hour thematic coding courses which promise you a new skill in just under 2 hours.
Themes range from creating games, to programming mathematical simulations, or designing practical apps and products for family members.
The school also offers live online coding classes.
Coding classes: https://www.codinglab.com.sg/
Touted to be the largest coding school in Singapore, The Lab Singapore provides a myriad of best-in-class coding courses for children aged 5 and above.
Aside from just developing programmes, The Lab Singapore also uses predictive analytics and psychometric tests to understand a student’s learning patterns to help them learn better.
This is why you’ll see that the senior team also comprises of a child psychology therapist, alongside former and current industry practitioners.
Aside from having its students take part in competitions, The Lab Singapore also believes that learning takes place beyond the classroom and organises student industry tours so as to promote interaction, inspire them to pursue careers in coding, and to simply learn more.
For older students, a mentorship programme is even available for them should they wish to chart a career in technology.
Coding classes for kids: https://www.thelab.sg/
As AI technology continues to advance, there is a growing concern that AI will replace jobs in the future.
To prepare children for the future of work, it's essential for them to adapt and embrace new technologies and skills.
Mind Theory provides engaging AI lessons for kids to learn how to create AI Art and use ChatGPT for enhancing their writing abilities.
Taught by an experienced instructor from the design & animation industry, children will receive expert guidance to unleash their creative potential and elevate their passion to new heights.
The Midjourney Mastery class is suitable for children - teens (Ages 7-18), who loves drawing, art, computers and technology.
Children gain valuable skills in navigating Discord and Midjourney platform, empowering them to create a myriad of possibilities through "prompts".
These prompts serve as a means for users to interact with AI, generating desired outcomes based on their inputs and preferences.
Whether your child is a complete beginner or simply looking to brush up on their AI skills, an introduction course on Midjourney can provide a solid foundation for future artistic endeavors.
Their mission is to help your child develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
For anyone that loves to read and write essays, the ChatGPT Mastery class (Ages 7-18) can help them with a wide range of subjects, including Math, Science, Geography, History, and English.
They can ask ChatGPT for definitions of words, help with spelling, or even for fun facts and jokes!
Come and join them for a thematic AI workshop and pick up a new skill in just 4 hours over 2 lessons! They have holiday programs and normal timings available.
Location: 81 Ubi Ave 4. UB. ONE 08-02 Singapore 408830
Find our more about Mind Theory Learning Centre’s Midjourney & ChatGPT classes for kids: https://www.mindtheory.sg
Right off the bat, Kodecoon, which was founded in 2016, shows how committed they are to your child’s coding journey, offering a trial class for interested parents and children.
Even at the trial stage, Kodecoon has each child go through a series of assessments and evaluations, including a logical reasoning test to gauge their ability to make conclusions using data, before they are placed in a class.
And it doesn’t end there – after the trial, Kodecoon instructors share customised feedback with parents and teachers to ensure every child is placed in the right class for their level and learning abilities.
The academy offers coding classes for children aged 4 and up.
Their coding education has also been recognised by the likes of Education Alliance Finland.
Aside from just hiring educators in the coding field, Kodecoon ensures its teaching staff are also those who love to work closely and care for children, making sure your child gets the right level of attention and guidance in class.
Location: 190 Clemenceau Ave, Singapore Shopping Centre, #06-01, Singapore 239924
Coding classes for kids: https://www.kodecoon.com/
Logiscool is a global trusted brand spanning 29 countries, and boasts a track record of educating more than 140,000 students in coding and computational thinking. They are trusted leaders in the field of coding education, and have coding courses suitable for those aged 6 to 18 years old.
The Singapore branch is located at Jurong West and offers daytime camps across the five main themes of programming, Minecraft, Roblox, robotics and digital creator camps. Students can learn how to create mods within Minecraft games tweak the game to their own preferences, and write their own mobile apps – the sky’s the limit, really!
Coding isn’t just for the boys – Logiscool has an Imagicharm workshop that combines one’s love for fashion and programme.
The workshop teaches those aged 9 to 12 how to design and animate an ImagiCharm, a smart LED accessory that can be used to embellish bags or be worn on its own, through Python programming.
Location: 762 Jurong West Street 75, Gek Poh Shopping Center, #02-254B, Singapore 640762
Coding classes for kids: https://www.logiscool.com/sg/
Code Ninja, a coding school located centrally at Havelock Road, promises to not only teach your child coding languages such as Scratch and Python, but to ensure their coding skills are applicable to real-world situations.
Children will learn how to create Telegram bots, AI bots, and app development with web services integration.
Code Ninja’s schedule and class structure allows parents and children flexibility, operating on a class pass format where passes can be purchased and children can join a class as long as it is on schedule.
Coding classes start from $49 for a trial class to $1,075 for a pack of 20 classes (which works out to $53.75 per class), and lasts for 6 months.
While Code Ninja recommends that children attend weekly classes, a child that wants to progress faster can simply attend more classes.
Within classes, students will also be given mini-projects tailored to their abilities and interests, and can move through these projects and challenges at their own pace.
Location: 22 Havelock Road, 01-689, Singapore 160022
Coding classes for kids: https://www.codeninja.com.sg/
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