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Competition

NCSS Challenge (Newbies)

Bands: Years 5-6

Duration: 5 weeks, online from 27 July 2020

The Newbies stream of the NCSS Challenge has been built for students with no experience in coding at all.

It uses a friendly block-based coding environment to introduce fundamental computational thinking concepts.

Subscription fees apply - registration includes an all access subscription to Grok Learning.

Subscription fees apply

Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Data representation
(ACTDIK002) (ACTDIK008) (ACTDIK015) (ACTDIK024) (ACTDIK035)
Specification
(ACTDIP004) (ACTDIP010) (ACTDIP017) (ACTDIP027) (ACTDIP038)
Algorithms
(ACTDIP004) (ACTDIP010) (ACTDIP019) (ACTDIP029) (ACTDIP040)
Implementation
(ACTDIP011) (ACTDIP020) (ACTDIP030) (ACTDIP041)