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 2019

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

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 …

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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 …

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Dysart Celebrates World Mental Health Day

On Thursday October 10th, Dysart school came together to celebrate World Mental Health Day. Staff dressed up in yellow, joining thousands of schools, offices, companies and community groups in raising vital awareness for YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for …

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Dysart Celebrates MacMillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 27th September, pupils, families and staff at Dysart took part in the world’s biggest coffee morning, raising money for MacMillan cancer care. Cakes were provided by families, staff and from some of our classes. Pupils from the school’s …

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