Codetoday, the story so far. 2020 update.

We've been on an incredible journey over the last few years. 2020 will see some of the biggest changes in the history of codetoday so it seemed like a great time to bring you up to speed on our story and give you a taste of what's to come.

How it all began

Codetoday started out of the desire to teach coding in an engaging yet thorough manner. As a relatively new subject within children's education, coding was (and still is) often treated as a bit of a gimmick. Codetoday's aim was to change that and to treat it as a proper, academic subject. Our founder, Stephen Gruppetta, left his previous career in academic research as a physicist to set up codetoday and his background has defined how codetoday views programming: as a broad subject with applications across various fields; a subject that is both creative and rooted in the science and maths traditions of critical thinking and problem-solving.

Codetoday welcomed its first customers in April 2016. Although many things have changed since then, the core values of our services have remained the same: exceptional content and exceptional delivery. Whether we are teaching children or adults, the need to have engaging and relevant projects and a teaching style that prioritises clarity and thorough understanding has always been of great importance, right from those early days.

The consolidation years

In 2017 and 2018, we expanded our courses while continuing to develop our curriculum and resources further. Having started in north west London, codetoday's