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St. Patrick's Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry City

Paint by Pixel Challenge for P5, P6 and P7

12th Mar 2021

This competition is being run by St. Mary's College.
To enter students just need to complete the Paint by Pixels Challenge 6-page booklet. This booklet is designed for students to complete independently at home. There is an option to complete some work on their device after they finish the main challenges but this is not necessary and no computer access is required for students to enter the competition.

Playing on the popular paint by numbers game completing this challenge will enable your students to 'see' and manipulate bits and pixels to create their own graphics. Helping them to understand a key concept in computational thinking, Data Representation while at the same time enhancing Digital Literacy skills.

To enter you need to complete the Challenge Booklet or if you would like a hard copy these can be collected from St. Mary’s College, Northland Road.

There will be one overall winner’s prize of a Nintendo Switch and exciting year group prizes! All students who complete and return the challenge booklet will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement.

If you have any questions about the competition or would like any more details please do not hesitate to contact me at or St. Mary’s College on 02871362154.

You can share the activity through email with St. Mary's.

There is also a copy of the pdf to print on the school website

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