Junior Artificial Intelligence

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This Junior Artificial Intelligence course is ideal for kids aged 9-12 years old who are interested in technology and coding.

  • Ideal for learning more about an interesting topic and keeping busy during the school holidays.
  • Learn the basics of machine learning!
  • Students create their own celebrity response bot.
  • Create a friendly alien detector.
  • Build confidence with Scratch and Python.
  • Will need own laptop or PC ideally MacOs 10.12 or Windows 7.
  • Learning through videos, online activities and informal quizzes.
  • Online classroom access for asking tutors questions.
  • Monthly live Q&A hosted by tutors.
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

For those budding computer wizzes, this Junior Artificial Intelligence course is perfect to keep kids’ brains challenged, engaged, and of course playful.

Designed for those aged between 9-12 years old with a keen interest in modern technology, coding, artificial intelligence, and robots, this course will give kids a whole new range of skills that may not be available at school.

Let them discover how a computer named ‘Deep Blue’ beat a chess grandmaster and make a celebrity response bot! Watch how they train a video game to play itself and create a friendly alien detector.

Set up their future and enrol on a course with lifelong computing skills that can be used for future education or jobs. This course is ideal for keeping kids entertained during the school holidays and giving them the opportunity to learn something new, without having to worry about juggling with homework.

Students will also gain access to an online classroom where they will be able to post questions for tutors to respond to. In addition to this, they will also be invited to a monthly live Q&A session with a tutor, optional but encouraged, to help learners get the most out of their course.

Course Duration


Course Outcome

Competent understanding of how AI works and a certificate of completion.

Entry Requirements

Students of any age can enrol on this course however we believe it's best for those aged 9-12 years old. Access to recent laptop / computer is required.


Informal quiz.

Course content

Extra info

Course requirements

There are a number of requirements needed before you enrol your child on this course. Students of any age can enrol on this course however we feel it’s most suited to those aged 9-12 years old.

Virtual sessions

You must be 17 or under to participate in the virtual classroom sessions for safeguarding reasons.

Computer requirements

A basic laptop from the last five years will be sufficient. You will need to have your own device in order to connect to our online learning platform. We recommend the following PCs are suitable.

– MacOs 10.12 or later
– All intel based Macbooks and iMacs since 2015
– Min 1GB available storage

Windows Device
– Windows 7 or later
– Using Intels i3 (i5 recommended) since 2013
– Min 1gb storage space available

Internet speeds

– 15mbps connection or better is recommended.

For reference, if you can stream YouTube videos full screen without buffering and it looks good then you’re good to go!

Study method

This course will be studied through distance learning online. Learn when and wherever you can, as long as you have access to the internet. The course will be available online, so receiving your materials is easy.

You will also receive tutor support via email and telephone.

Students will work independently at their own pace through learning materials and assignments, and also have weekly live onscreen tutorials for sharing progress and problem-solving.

Virtual sessions

A virtual classroom is set up for students to ask their tutor any questions as they progress their course, in addition to a live monthly Q&A session.

Please note: you must be 17 or under to participate in the virtual classroom sessions for safeguarding reasons.


All of the course is housed on an online learning platform. There are a number of tasks to complete and an informal quiz to test skills gained.

Course Outcome

Students will understand the basics of AI and will have created their very own celeb celebrity response bot and friendly alien detector. They will also have confidence using Scratch and Python.

Once they have finished the course, their profile with XP (Experience Points) will be sent by email.


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