Chapter 7

About the Activity

Design your own Sculpture for the City: Part 1


Watch the short animation below to set the scene for Chapter 7.

Design a Sculpture for St Helen’s Square or under ‘The Cheesegrater’ through:

  • Learning important themes to consider when designing public art: Context, Scale, Materials and Form.
  • Using the map of the area and key information provided re context, to choose one of the three sculpture locations.
  • Considering how the area might provide inspiration.
  • Sketching initial sculpture ideas for chosen location considering the key themes.

These creative activities provide a learning journey that develop skills and knowledge relating to Art & Design National Curriculum targets for ages 10-14 (years 6-9).

Click the link to download the teacher’s guide, full chapter in-class presentation (which includes the video links) and activity pack for printing.