About Us

Dysart is a provision for pupils who have a range of severe and complex learning disabilities, both from within the Royal Borough of Kingston and beyond.  The school is part of the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

This website aims to give a broad picture of what Dysart is all about and to show the ‘life’ of the school. At Dysart we strive to promote equality of opportunity by maximising access and by supporting every young person to develop independence and advocacy skills, self-esteem, confidence and respect for others.

Please contact us for more detailed information or for further explanation of any aspect of the school and its work.

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2019

Latest News

Learning and update event for carers and families of people with a learning disability in Kingston and Richmond

A learning and update event for carers and families of people with a learning disability living in Kingston and Richmond is to be held on Tuesday 30th July between 10am and 2pm at the Kingston Hospital education centre. The event …

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School Games Gold Award Mark – 2018/2019

We are delighted to announce that Dysart has been awarded the School Games Gold Award Mark for the second year running.   Across the school we have made a continuous and meaningful effort to promote pupils’ physical activity and health …

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Dysart Pupils Star at Film Festival!

On Tuesday 21st May, a small group of pupils from Dysart attended the OHCAT (Orchard Hill College Academy Trust) annual film festival in Sutton. The event is organised by OHCAT’s Digital School who have been working with some of our …

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A passport to clearer communication for our pupils…

At the start of this year, Dysart School was one of two special schools selected to participate in a research trial conducted by King’s College London. Throughout the autumn term, staff from KCL worked with pupils, families and staff at …

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