Impact Gamers

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British Science Week 2019

British Science Week are giving out grants of up to £300 (Kick Start Grant) to get your school to engage with science at a special event you put on during British Science Week 8-17 March 2019.

We’re here to help Bradford/Halifax primary schools book in some exciting coding or science of games related sessions with our BAFTA award winning team.

What you need to apply:

  • Have a school with 30% or more of the students eligible for pupil premium or from Black, Asian or Minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • Permission from your Head/Manager
  • Know the date you’d like to run the event (Between 11-15 March 2019)
  • Email us info@impactgamers.net to let us know what date to reserve for you.
  • Chose what you want to do from the options below (or use another provider).
  • Have your school’s bank account name, account number and sort code.
  • Take 5 minutes to fill in the online form
  • Complete the process by 5pm Monday 12th November 2018!

Here’s how you do it:

Options

All these options you choose will need to fit between 9-12pm or 1-3pm on your chosen date. All these sessions can be used as starter sessions for course of coding, contact us for bespoke pricing.


Brief History of Video Games Show

event description

  • A 75 minute long live interactive show for KS2 students
  • Looking back from 1958 to the first video game to today. Looking at the science that allowed games to become as realistic as they are today.

objectives

  • Covering topics from the science of old TVs, binary numbers, memory storage, science of light, 3D depth perception and the eye.
  • This will be part of their school day so participation will be guaranteed

 

(Requirements: Hall area and Large smart screen or Projector.)

Cost options (Choose one)-
Hiring Impact Gamers for 1 show for 60 students £150
Hiring Impact Gamers for 1 show for 120 students £200
Hiring Impact Gamers for 2nd show following on for an extra £100 (£250 or £300)

 


Coding Session

event description

  • An 1 hour long lesson for KS2 students where they

objectives

  • Looking at what programming/coding is, how to code and how a computer runs code
  • Working in groups of 4, (8 groups total) they will produce a very basic 4 player game from nothing.
  • This will be part of their school day so participation will be guaranteed

 

(Requirements: Projector or smart screen. We will provide 8 laptops and all equipment for the session.)

Cost options (Choose one)-
Hiring Impact Gamers for 1 session for 30 students £130
Hiring Impact Gamers for 2 sessions (that follow on) £230
Hiring Impact Gamers for 3 sessions (that follow on) £300


Let’s Make a Game Session

event description

  • 45 minute long lessons for KS1 students with the class leading the choices to make a game on a theme they chose.

objectives

  • Looking at what programming/coding is, and how a computer runs code
  • One game will be produced per class.
  • This will be part of their school day so participation will be guaranteed

(Requirements: Projector or smart screen. We will provide all equipment for the session.)

Cost options (Choose one)-
Hiring Impact Gamers for 1 session for 30 students £70
Hiring Impact Gamers for 2 sessions (that follow on) £130
Hiring Impact Gamers for 3 sessions (that follow on) £180