TY's awarded 6 prizes for coding projects at SciFest@College!

NEWS / 5 May 2022

Congratulations to the three TY SciFest@College groups who won 6 prizes between them for their coding projects on Wednesday, 4th May in TU Dublin Blanchardstown. A phenomenal achievement!

For the first time ever the whole TY class went to participate and cheer on the TY groups who were entered into the competition. This was the first SciFest@College competition that we've been at in person since May 2019 - so it was really exciting to be back in TU Dublin Blanchardstown.

Phoenix, Praise, Sam - created a 'Cosmos Crash' game for children to learn about space using Scratch

  • Won 1st Prize Intermediate Technology section
  • Won Institute of Physics award
  • Won ESERO Ireland Discover Space award

Hugo, Josh, Brendan - created a 'Wii-like' fitness game for children using Scratch and a web-cam

  • Won 2nd Prize Intermediate Technology section

Joan, Charlie, Luke - created 'Teacher Tower' - a gamification of revising for the Junior Cycle using Scratch

  • Won 3rd Prize Intermediate Technology section
  • Won Business Excellence Institute Award

Well done to you all - all your hard work since September paid off!

Ms O'Kelly

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