Coding Galaxy Challenge 2021

To facilitate Hong Kong’s computational thinking education and simulate students’ learning interest in computation thinking through fun coding missions, as well as develop students’ creativity and problem-solving skills.

Organizer

Sponsor

Supporting Partners

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Competition Period:

1 April – 30 June 2021 (Registration Deadline: 31 March 2021 )

Proposed Entrants:

All primary schools in Hong Kong

Objectives:

To facilitate Hong Kong’s computational thinking education and simulate students’ learning interest in computation thinking through fun coding missions, as well as develop students’ creativity and problem-solving skills.

Categories:

School category and Individual category

 

Guidelines:

  1. Individually complete as many missions as possible in Coding Galaxy
  2. Stars will be awarded upon completion of each mission, with maximum three stars for the shortest route and collection of all gems.

Release of results and Prize Presentation Ceremony:

Date: 15 July 2021 (Thu)
Time: 2:30-4:00pm (HKT)
Mode: Online via Zoom

More details will be shared with participating schools and individuals shortly via email.

Competition Result

School Category

School Category – Champion

  • CHINESE METHODIST SCHOOL (NORTH POINT)

School Category – 1st Runner Up

  • BAPTIST RAINBOW PRIMARY SCHOOL

School Category – 2nd Runner Up

  • SHA TAU KOK CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

School Category Best Participating School Award

(Arranged according to the number of strokes of the first Chinese characters )

  • SHEK LEI ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • DALTON SCHOOL HONG KONG
  • FATHER CUCCHIARA MEMORIAL SCHOOL
  • A.D. & F.D. OF POK OI HOSPITAL MRS. CHENG YAM ON MILLENNIUM SCHOOL
  • HO MING PRIMARY SCHOOL (SPONSORED BY SIK SIK YUEN)
  • TAK SUN SCHOOL
  • Precious Blood Primary School

Individual Category

Individual Category Champion

  • Jeremy Fang (DALTON SCHOOL HONG KONG)

Individual Category 1st Runner Up

  • 梁賢傑 (SHEK LEI ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL)

Individual Category 2nd Runner Up

  • 洪梓涵(SHA TAU KOK CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL)

Individual CategoryBest Computational Thinking Award

(Arranged according to the number of strokes of the first Chinese characters )

  • 古詠彤(ST. MARY’S CANOSSIAN SCHOOL)
  • 丘柏煒( SHEK LEI ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL)
  • 邵子晨( SHEK LEI ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL)
  • 馮朗喬(CCC KEI TSZ PRIMARY SCHOOL)
  • 黃天樂(SHA TAU KOK CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL)
  • 葉家樂(BAPTIST RAINBOW PRIMARY SCHOOL)
  • 劉駿晞( CCC KEI TSZ PRIMARY SCHOOL)

Modern School Category

Modern School CategoryChampion

  • CCC HEEP WOH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Modern School Category 1st Runner Up

  • TSEUNG KWAN O GOVERNMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL

Modern School Category 2nd Runner Up

  • SHEK LEI ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Modern School CategoryParticipating School Award

(Arranged according to the number of strokes of the first Chinese characters )

  • HONG KONG AND MACAU LUTHERAN CHURCH PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • CHINESE MEOTHODIST SCHOOL NORTH POINT
  • LUNG KONG WORLD FEDERATION SCHOOL LIMITED (LKWFS) LAU TAK YUNG MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • HONG KONG AND MACAU LUTHERAN CHURCH PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • ST. JOSEPH’S ANGLO-CHINESE PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • TUNG WAH GROUP OF HOSPITALS YIU DAK CHI MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL (YUEN LONG)

Subscription Enquiry

Coding Galaxy ︰

Tel /Whatsapp 6996 5394

Email enquiry@nd.com.hk

Whatsapp Enquiry

Contact our Partners

Tel 37052490

Whatsapp 94326472

Email inquiry@coding101.hk

Whatsapp Enquiry

Tel 2745 1133

Coding Galaxy Demonstration

Teachers' Feedback

FAQ

Can the school entrants be formed by different levels of students?

Yes. The requirement is a minimum of 60 students. Coding Galaxy is suitable for Primary 1 – 6 students.

How do I or my students enter the competition?

School Users (School Category and Individual Category): Teachers please submit the registration form by 31 March 2021
https://forms.gle/RjR5KQYKRBCiP7H68
Individual Users (Individual Category): Students or parents please submit the registration form by 31 March 2021
https://forms.gle/ynJUYtW1jA8Kfcx7A

Are there any software or hardware requirements?

Entrants should have a valid Coding Galaxy account and download the Coding Galaxy application (iOS and Android supported) on their smartphones or tablets.

If our school does not have any Coding Galaxy accounts, how do we register?

School Users:
Schools may purchase a special package of HK$4,900 (admin fee + account fee) with 100 accounts or HK$2,980 (admin fee + account fee) with 60 accounts, valid until 31 August 2021. Please contact Ms Quinn Liu or our partners Coding101 OR Modern Educational Research Society Limited.
Ms Quinn Liu whatsapp/tel 9661 5003 quinnliu@nd.com.hk
Coding 101 Whatsapp 9432 6472 / Tel 3705 2490 inquiry@coding101.hk
Modern Educational Research Society Limited Tel 2745 1133
Individual Users:
Individual entrant may subscribe Coding Galaxy via 3Mall and fill up the registration form to register
3Mall webpage︰https://shop.three.com.hk/home/ndl-coding.html

Do entrants have to start the missions exactly on 1 April 2021?

Entrants shall gain as many stars as they can during the assessed period, 1 April – 30 June 2021. All stars earned within this period will be counted.

About Coding Galaxy

Coding Galaxy is a computational thinking learning platform that is designed for Primary and Secondary students. The comprehensive curriculum of Coding Galaxy helps learners to enhance computational thinking, communication skill and creativity. Equipped your students with the basic of coding and to solve future challenges in the age of AI.

Coding Galaxy consists of 3 levels of difficulty. By connecting computational thinking with concrete daily examples, Coding Galaxy helps learners visualize and make concepts accessible. The flexible and varied curriculum allows learning to happen not only in the classroom, but also after class through the app to achieve self-learning, or even in extra-curricular courses, to master computational thinking.