Partnerships

At Dysart we believe that nothing can be achieved individually as effectively as it can in partnership. The teamwork ethic is integral to everything that we do and the knowledge, skills, experiences and specialisms amongst the full range of our partners enables us to work positively towards the vision that we have created for the school.

At Dysart we also work with a number of community facilities, both to enhance the provision that we offer to our pupils and also to raise and promote disability awareness. Partnership links include: a range of schools and colleges, family support and short-break/respite services (such as EnhanceAble and Yorda Adventures), local businesses, RDA horse riding stables and other Kingston supported organisations, such as the Rose Theatre.

We also have a small number of volunteers who dedicate their own time to supporting the children and young people here, for which we are immensely grateful. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the school via the school office on dysart-office@dysartschool.org

Pupils across the school are given many and varied opportunities for social and cultural development, such as through horse-riding lessons and visits out. Leaders also make use of current affairs, such as the general election, when pupils elected their own school council, and the Rugby World Cup, when they looked at other countries and sport. Ofsted 2015

 

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

Christmas in the Community

Last Thursday, 22 students from Dysart went to Kingston to celebrate the start of Christmas. As part of Kingston’s Christmas celebrations, Dysart School was invited to sing in Kingston’s Marketplace along with other schools from OHCAT. The pupils sang a …

Read more

Student Voice at Kingston Guildhall

On 21st November, one of our Year 11 students was invited to Kingston Guildhall to give a short presentation to members of the Accessibility and Mobility Committee.  He very clearly and confidently gave them feedback about his recent experiences of Kingston …

Read more

Dysart Celebrates Children in Need

On Friday 15th November, we held a celebration day for Children in Need. Across the school, lots of different fun activities were organised. Staff and pupils dressed up for the occasion and the day culminated in a whole-school fun disco …

Read more

Lower School Residential A Huge Success

Two groups of pupils from our Lower School department visited Butlins during the week beginning 14th October for a residential visit. The first group visited from Monday to Wednesday, with the second group visiting from Wednesday to Friday. Pupils took …

Read more