Curriculum

Dysart is a school for pupils aged 4-19 who have a range of severe and complex learning disabilities. At Dysart we strive to provide a curriculum that is flexible, exciting and personalised that fits each and every one of our pupils rather than making our pupils fit the curriculum.

Our Curriculum consists of 3 curricula pathways which recognise that our pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties face learning challenges which demands us to provide personalised and varied approaches to our teaching and to prepare them for life after Dysart.

We have a rolling plan in place, which supports a balance of stimulating contexts for learning through different learning experiences, themes and subjects.

The recently introduced ‘Rainbow’ curriculum is highly responsive to pupils individual needs….There is a strong focus on preparing all of your pupils for the move towards adulthood. Another important element of your curriculum is helping every pupil leave with a voice that can be heard…Parents feel it is really tailored to meet the needs of their own child.

Ofsted 2018

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 2018

Latest News

Apollo leads the way

The success of Apollo 1 & 2 has been recognised and shared by the National Association for Special Education Needs in their monthly magazine. The special school-led satellite model of education providing pathways for children with SEND, is being pioneered …

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Dysart supports Food Bank during Harvest Festival

During the Harvest Festival celebrations, Saturn Class students ran a charity campaign to collect food for the Kingston Food Bank. They started by contacting the local Food Bank to make a list of items that they might need and then …

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Celebrating Apollo 2

Pupils at the recently opened Apollo 2 site were excited to show their families around their new classrooms and playground as they celebrated the grand opening of their new school building. The children enjoyed music, dancing, balloons and party food, …

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Dysart Pupil Voice

On Friday 24th September, students from years 9&10 were involved in a Pupil Voice meeting between Achieving for Children and Dysart School.  The aim of the meeting was to hear our students opinions on what work relating learning opportunities they …

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