Safeguarding

Dysart School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support pupils and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019. If a pupil or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.

Please see our policy for further details.

Child Protection, Adult Protection and Safeguarding Policy

The safety of our students is our number one priority.  As we all know, the risks in modern society are varied and constantly changing and we cannot remove these, so we all need to help educate children in ways to keep themselves safe.

As part of safeguarding the pupils of Dysart School we will ensure that no political view is promoted. If political views are discussed as part of the school curriculum we will ensure this is a balanced discussion.

Leaders demonstrate a high level of understanding and awareness of safeguarding concerns….The families that I spoke to reported that this is a safe place to be, and that staff at your school genuinely care about everyone in the school community.’

One parent of a non-verbal child said ‘I feel totally secure in the knowledge that he is safe here, even though he can’t talk.’

Ofsted 2019

The Safeguarding team

If you have any Child Protection concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Designated Safeguarding Lead:, Emmet Murphy, Vice Principal Tel: 020 8412 2600 Email: EMurphy@dysartschool.org

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Leigh Edser, Principal Tel: 020 8412 2600
Email:  LEdser@dysartschool.org

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO): Vivien Rimmer Tel: 020 8547 4609 Email: LADO@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Jackie Van West – contact via the school office

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

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We were delighted to welcome families to the FODS Christmas Pantomime on the evening of Monday 9th December.  The pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, took place at Tiffin Girls’ School. Like all good pantomimes, the evening involved beautiful bright costumes, …

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Christmas Concert at Christ Church

On 11th December the Dysart community came together to celebrate Christmas at Christ Church in Surbiton. With students, staff, families and friends we had just over 230 in the church for a musical celebration at this festive time of year. …

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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 …

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