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

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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