Scratch tutorials - Barclays Code Playground

Level 1 bite-size

The built-in tutorials have been developed by the Scratch team to help coders start their learning. They are a great way to get started and here we show you how. You can also follow along on the Scratch website at

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Getting started

This video will show you basics of starting to code in Scratch. Get an introduction to the blocks and how they fit together to make things happen.

Making it move

Use this simple video to find out about different ways to make your sprites move.

Shark game challenge

Our first ever Code Playground project. Our simple Shark game project is a great way to learn some of the basics.

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