This year's competition will be judged by Gregor Muir, who is the Executive Director of the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA).
Students were aiming to produce outstanding works of art of the highest quality which are:
- An exciting idea;
- Visually impressive;
- Encourage people to think about the location in Trafalgar Square and London more generally.
'Olympia' by Athena and Jolie, Year 7
'Public Playlist' by Bhavini, Year 7
'The British Coin Flag' by Courtney Year 7 and Callum Year 8
'Put the World in Your Hands' by Priyanka and Annika Year 7
'London Mash-Up' by Daniel, Year 7 'The Cogs of London' by Iman, Year 7
'Crayola Sculpture' Catherine, Year 8 'London 2012 Celebration' by Jay, Year 7
'Peace City' by Jesse, Year 7 'The Story of London' Lara, Year 8
'The City of London' by Lena, Year 7 'The Telephone Box' by Olivia, Year 8
'Sunset of the City' by Parima, Year 7 'London Transport' by Sahil, Year 7
'London: A Global City' by Lois, Year 8
Over the past 7 years the 'empty' Fourth Plinth in the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square has been home to some of the world's most innovative artworks.
Elmgreen & Dragset's 'Powerless Structures, Fig 101' (2012)
Rachel Whiteread's 'Monument' (2001) Marc Quinn's 'Alison Lapper Pregnant' (2005)
Thomas Schutte's 'Model for a Hotel' (2007)
Yinka Shonibare's 'Nelson's Ship in a Bottle' (2010)
More information about the Fourth Plinth and the Schools Award can be found on the website: http://www.london.gov.uk/fourthplinth/schoolsawards