How does Hatch After School work?

With the guidance of trained Coaches, Hatch After School provides students with the chance to learn 21st century skills through student-centered, self-paced, mastery-based learning. Students learn computer languages while having fun.

Code with real computer languages and build real 21st century skills.

Computer languages

Personal portfolios

Critical thinking

Creative thinking


Using Hatch's proprietary coding software, experienced instructors will come to your school and help students understand the fundamentals of coding. Each week, students will work towards learning new skills and complete theme-based projects through which they learn the fundamentals of computer science.


What coding experience do students require to start a Hatch program?

  • No prior coding experience required.

What equipment is required to participate in Hatch After School?

  • Schools need WiFi to participate. They can rent laptops from Hatch or supply their own computers.

When do sessions start and how many weeks do they last?

  • Hatch After School can begin at any time of the school year. Some schools run sessions year-long while others do so seasonally. Sessions vary from 8 to 36 weeks in length.

Have Hatch Coaches gone through background checks?

  • All Hatch Coaches have multiple references interviewed. They must also provide a vulnerable sector check from their regional police force on an annual basis to demonstrate their suitability for work in the vulnerable sector.

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