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October 20th, 2017 by

Yardies at the Skills Cymru Event

On Wednesday 11th October two of our Yardies Tom Léost and Neale Denton went to the Skills Cymru event at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena! Skills Cymru is an interactive career and skills event, aimed at secondary schools across South Wales. Throughout the day coaches of Year 10 pupils from...

November 16th, 2014 by

Creative Skillset Coding Masterclass – Information

Information and resources for the Coding Masterclass at Gower College: Did you know video link Big Ambition Website Creative Skillset Wales Scratch Website Scratch – My first maze Scratch – Flappy Underwater Cat Scratch – Deal or no deal End of workshop survey Industry Challenge – Brief We want...

October 9th, 2014 by

It’s D-Day for these Digital Pioneers!

Year 9 students from Corpus Christi High School in Cardiff have teamed up with Yard Digital and Yard Academy to take part in BIMA D Day. The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) holds its Digital Day or D-Day for short every year and aims to link digital professionals from...

September 8th, 2014 by

Yard runs the 10k

Well, it’s all over! All those weeks of training (or not) and a great effort fundraising have paid off and all 6 members of the Yard team completed the Cardiff 10K. The atmosphere at the race was amazing with lots of supporters coming out to see the race including...

August 18th, 2014 by

Kieran’s Work Experience Report

During the last week, the Cardiff Yard Digital offices welcomed Kieran who was with us on work experience to learn about the things we do and gain some valuable skills. Kieran kindly put together this report on his week with us: My name is Kieran and I am here...

June 27th, 2014 by

Scratchy Bird

Those of you that have recently spoken to me or anyone at Yard will be acutely aware of the launch of Yard Academy and also the work we’ve been doing to help students at Corpus Christi High School. To further this, I’ve also started working with a few pupils...

December 2nd, 2013 by

Happy Yardvent

Christmas is most certainly on it’s way now, as we find ourselves in December in full Advent swing. To celebrate & prepare for Christmas, our Cardiff Yard office have decided upon a festive program of activities, with something to be carried out every (working) day of advent, with highlights...