Pupils at Hartford Church of England High School
Prospectus Calendar OFSTED Report


  • Miss A Sadler - Curriculum Leader
  • Miss S Hughes - Teacher of Art

Key Stage 3

Year 7

  • Basic skills programme looking at key visual elements such as Colour, Tone, Shape, Pattern, Line and Texture
  • Key skills: Painting, and drawing
  • Artist inspired project where pupils begin to comment upon and develop work in the style of a chosen artist

Year 8

  • Culture Themed Project
  • Nature and Environment
  • Key skills: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking

Year 9

  • Graffiti Art
  • Identity
  • Key skills: Painting, Drawing, Graphics, Writing about works of Art
  • Development of independent learning skills in preparation for GCSE

Key Stage 4


  • Coursework - 60%
  • Exam - 40%

Year 10

  • Coursework Project 1: Themed study introducing the GCSE Assessment objectives and encouraging pupils to explore and experiment using a sketchbook
  • Coursework Project 2: Personal Project, pupils select their own artists to study and their own theme. Pupils can select their own media and discipline to work within for this project
  • Key Skills: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Presentation and organisation within sketchbook work and personal organisation and motivation

Year 11

  • Mock exam project from September - December
  • Externally set exam question January - Easter

Weekly Art Clubs for All Year groups

Art Leaders in lessons, pupils are encouraged to support each other in their learning and take the lead on special projects.