Year 9 – Media – Animations

Curriculum KS3 Unit


Films, television, computer games, advertising, and architecture have been revolutionised by computer-based 3D modelling and animation. In this unit learners will discover how professionals create 3D animations using the industry-standard software package, Blender. By completing this unit learners will gain a greater understanding of how this important creative field is used to make the media products that we consume. Sessions will take learners through the basics of modelling, texturing, and animating; outputs will include 3D models and short videos.

Unit guide

Updated: 10 Feb 2023

Learning graph

Updated: 10 Feb 2023


Lesson 1

Move, rotate, scale, colour

Lesson 2

Animation, names, parenting

Lesson 3

Complex models and colours

Lesson 4

Organic modelling

Lesson 5

Lights, camera, render

Lesson 6