Art and Design

Curriculum Intent

At Polam Hall School our Art and Design curriculum aims to:

Foster a love and appreciation for art, craft and design.

Enable pupils to interpret the world around them and the numerous images that they will encounter every day.

Develop pupils' artistic skills in a range of media.

Prepare pupils to achieve success in external examinations.

Develop in our pupils transferable skills which prepare them for the world of work.

At GCSE students follow the AQA specification. Further details can be found using this link:


At Polam Hall School we assess KS3 students against age related expectations and have defined the curriculum for all Senior School students through the core skills and core knowledge for each year group. Further details for Art can be found below:

Subject Documents Date  
Age Related Expectations Year 8.docx 05th Jul 2019 Download
Age Related Expectations Year 9.docx 05th Jul 2019 Download
Art KS4 Core Skills and Knowledge.docx 05th Jul 2019 Download
Age Related Expectations Year 7.docx 05th Jul 2019 Download
Core Skills and Knowledge Year 9 Art 08th Mar 2020 Download
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