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Helping kids develop their superpowers

In Bristol, teams of lightning-fast code ninjas learnt to write code and solve problems with Lightbot and Python Turtle, as well as discovering how to create and animate their own emojis with Javascript. In London, we used MakeyMakey development kit and Scratch to build buzz-wire games with mind-boggling puzzles and obstacles.
 

It's great coming to CoderDojo at OVO because it’s a lot of fun and when I get stuck people are there to help me and they explain things so it makes sense to me. I would love to come again!” said Chloe Harris, age 8.

According to Christina Daly, the lead organiser of our Bristol CoderDojo, "Coding is like a superpower! It transforms your perception of technology from something you use to something you create. This superpower works best in children. Watching their ideas come to life is one of the most inspiring things I’ve witnessed."

Empowering young people

Our CoderDojo days are part of our commitment to engage with local communities and support young people’s educational opportunities, particularly in science, technology, engineering and maths. We’ve been working in partnership with CoderDojo since October 2015 and have introduced over 130 children to the joys of code. 

We want to extend CoderDojo so more and more young people can get a taste for coding and develop skills that will benefit their future. If your business would like to host a collaborative coding event in either Bristol or London, please email us on hello@ovofoundation.org.uk.

Coding for girls

Our next CoderDojo, for girls only, will be on 17 September, led by a group of expert and enthusiastic volunteers (of both genders). Showcasing female role models, it’s designed to encourage young girls to get into technology and build their confidence in their abilities. If you know any code-curious girls who’d like to get involved, sign them up for the Bristol event by emailing bristolovo.uk@coderdojo.com or for the London event at londonovo.uk@coderdojo.com.

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Additional terms and conditions
Please see below for full terms and conditions on 33% renewable electricity, 3% interest rewards, exit fees and saving claims.

 

1Monthly cost - Representative monthly direct debit costs based on a non-economy-7, dual-fuel, medium user (3100 kWhs elec. and 12500 kWhs gas) paying in advance by direct debit, including online discount.  All rates correct as of 06/06/2017, but may go up or down.

2Weekly cost - Representative weekly costs based on a non-economy-7, dual-fuel, medium user (3100 kWhs elec. and 12500 kWhs gas).  All rates correct as of 06/06/2017, but may go up or down.

3Pay Monthly Savings are based on the average estimated annual costs for new PAYM OVO customers quoted through the OVO website (based on household and/or consumption information provided by those customers), compared to their current supplier and tariff. Comparisons taken between 03/11/2016 and 06/06/2017. Incl VAT. Actual savings may vary according to your current supplier or tariff, individual tariff options, household information, consumption and location. 

4Pay As You Go Savings are based on the average estimated annual costs for new PAYG OVO customers quoted through the OVO website (based on household and/or consumption information provided by those customers), compared to their current supplier and tariff. Comparisons taken between 01/01/2016 and 11/10/16. Incl VAT. Actual savings may vary according to your current supplier or tariff, individual tariff options, household information, consumption and location. 

We include almost twice as much renewable electricity as the national average: At least 33% of electricity in all of our tariffs comes from renewable sources. The national average, according to Ofgem as at March 2014 was 16.7%. For more information please visit this page.

33% of your electricity comes from renewable sources: 33% renewable electricity as standard as of 1st April 2015. Renewable electricity is generated from wind, solar, geothermal, wave, tidal, hydro, biomass, landfill gas, sewage treatment plant gas and biogas.

3% interest: Calculated at 3% per year for customers paying by advance direct debit.  The OVO Interest Reward is paid monthly based on   number of days in credit and the amount left in your account after you’ve paid your bill,  and the credit balance on which you can earn the OVO Interest Reward is capped. Terms apply: http://www.ovoenergy.com/terms/

95% of new customers save when switching to OVO: Savings based on the average estimated annual costs for all new OVO customers quoted through the OVO website, compared to their current supplier and tariff. Comparisons taken between 01/05/2016 and 11/10/16. Incl VAT.

94% of surveyed customers would recommend us: OVO conducted a survey of their customers in between 1st January 2016 and 15th April 2016. Out of 15,312 customers who responded, over 94% rated OVO 6+ when asked 'how likely would you be to recommend us to a friend and family, on a scale of 1 to 10.

Britain's top rated energy provider: Britain's top rated energy provider in the Which? 2015 satisfaction survey. Survey conducted in October 2015. Awarded in January 2016.

uSwitch's Energy Supplier of the Year: OVO energy was voted and awarded  'Energy Supplier of the year' and best for: Overall Customer Satisfaction, Most Likely to be Recommended, Value for Money, Best Deal for You, Customer Service, Billing Services, Energy Efficiency, Meter Services, Online Services, Green Services and Transfer Process. OVO Energy scored a 96% customer satisfaction score.

Which?: Achieved the highest score of 78% in the Which? Satisfaction Survey conducted in September and October 2016.

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