INTERFAITH CODING TWITTER

On 9th November 2017, 3 year 7s and 4 year 8 students were selected to take part in an Interfaith coding event at Twitter London Headquarters where they worked with pupils of other faith schools.

The day was designed to bring together young women from diverse faiths (Jewish, Muslims and Catholic) and cultures. Year 9 and Year 10 pupils from the following schools attended the session: Hasmonean Girls School, Mill Hill; Yavneh College; & Ayesha Community School, Hendon. The course was led by Female Twitter’s expert coding engineers. The aim of the day was to to excite and educate. Twitter introduced the concept of coding with HTML and CSS. These were the building blocks of a website or ‘web application’.

The session was very hands-on, with the students following along with the tasks set by Twitter experts, but in a way that allowed them to have their own creative input into them. The end-result of the day was a website that the students have worked together to create. The day covered:

 

Well done to the following girls who took part:

Isabella, Olivia, Eva, Jessica, Grace, Sophia and Joyce.