Games Design 3 – Final Frontier

Provided by Skills Development Scotland
Building on skills used in previous Games Design sessions, this provides an insight to Scotland's space industry whilst learning about the problem of space junk. This will help young people continue to expand on the game design skills they have already learned and create a space themed game where they will look at targeting the issue of space junk and what is being done to address this. As well as building on their knowledge of skills needed in digital careers, this will help them understand how the space industry is growing and the careers available within this. Suitable for pupils in P7-S3. Note: Pupils should already have completed Game Design and Game Design 2. This session can be delivered virtually on in person in the classroom.


Animals, land and environment, Computing and ICT, Science, mathematics and statistics

Curriculum areas

Sciences, Technologies


Align interests to skills and careers, Connection between subject choices and work, How skills, interests and strengths relate to work, Making career decisions, Recognise range of skills, Understand sector skills and knowledge

Type of opportunity

Sector awareness

Target audience

Primary School Pupil, Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old)

Aimed at

Additional support needs, Addressing gender bias, At risk of homelessness, Disability, Disengaged (at risk of negative destination), Care experienced young people

Venue/Location Details

Available to

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Eilean Siar, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Lanarkshire, South Ayrshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian

Open date

1st September 2021 - 26th June 2022
Duration: (s)
Recommended group size: 500

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