News: Scratch Your Nose is back! Bigger and Better in 2015!

Supporting Red Nose Day and Comic Relief on Friday March 13th, 2015

SYN imageGazoob are delighted to be hosting the second biennial Scratch Your Nose event in support of Red Nose Day and Comic Relief on Friday March 13th, 2015.

Students and teachers from local schools will gather at a central event at the Birmingham Science Park, Aston. The day will be introduced and hosted by developer Sean Oxyspring. Students will then spend the morning creating games using Scratch under Sean’s guidance alongside other game industry veterans.

The whole event will be live streamed from scratchyournose.com and schools and coding clubs around the country are invited to join in remotely.

Donations will be gathered by asking people to donate to play the games created by the students.

Andrew Goff, COO at Gazoob explains, “There is a growing realization that teaching children how to code will give them a skill for life. Our aim with the Scratch Your Nose event is to have fun with coding and show children how accessible coding is, whilst raising vital funds for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day.”

scratch-your-nose-5Any game or game design completed during the Scratch Your Nose event will also qualify to be entered into the BAFTA Young Game Designers competition.

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