Year 9 – Digital Media

Length: Single Semester
Contact: Arts Leader

Course Description

In Year 9 Digital Media, students look into the digital world. The course focus is on building skills in Industry Standard software. Students participate in tutorials to learn software leading towards media outcomes that communicate to different audiences.

Such media types explored may include: websites, print media (newspapers, magazines, posters etc.), film and animation.

There is a strong focus on interactivity and catering for a target audience. Students also look into safe practice in Media Arts when using digital technology and ethical use of the Internet.


Year 9 Students are assessed according to The Arts Achievement Standards outlined in the Australian Curriculum, with A-E Grades used for reporting.

Assessment types comprise:
• Making Digital Media Products 60%
• Responding to Digital Media Products 40%.

Leads To

Year 10 Digital Media