Summer School 2015: Light it up (7–9 year-olds)

10.00am to 12.15pm, Monday 3 August

Demonstration room

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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  • Illuminated Hong Kong street signs
    Credit: UCLArodent via Wikipedia Commons
  • Type

    Summer School workshop for 7-9 year-olds
  • Speakers

    • Genevieve Smith-Nunes


Standard £30

Faraday members £27

Event description

Lights lights everywhere. Students will be using hardware and coding to program various light patterns. Genevieve Smith–Nunes will explore basic computing concepts and electronics elements in this workshop. Students will design their own light installation according to a specific brief, coding them and testing the final result.

This workshop is now SOLD OUT. To be added to the waiting list please go to our Eventbrite page. If you have tickets and can no longer attend, please contact us at

About the speaker

Genevieve Smith-Nunes is founder of readysaltedcode a creative computing education company developing curricular and projects around Computer Science. She is a Computing educator, teaching GCSE and A-level Computing / Software Development and Games Design for the past 10 years. Join Genevieve to be creative using computer science.

Please note

This workshop is strictly for 7–9 year–olds and is aimed at those with little or no experience of computer coding. 

There will be a short break during the workshop and a drink and a small snack will be provided. Students should bring their own snack if they have any allergies.

Refunds can only be issued for tickets cancelled at least one week (seven calendar days) in advance of the event date. Please note that this supersedes our normal event terms and conditions.

Financial assistance

The Potential Trust may be able to offer financial assistance to enable children to participate in Ri events and activities if this would otherwise be difficult. Please contact Anna Comino–James on 01844 351666 or email her at

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