Polam Hall School is an all-through boarding and day school for thosed aged 4-19 in Darlington. Formerly independent, it became a free school in 2015 and can cater for up to 882 pupils. The school follows a traditional curriculum and prides itself on offering excellent pastoral care. The school helps pupils develop four core traits: confidence, creativity, curiosity and community. There is both an academic curriculum and the 'Concordia Crescimus' curriculum which focuses on sport, creativity, performance, volunteering, the world of work, and PSHE.