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 2018

Latest News

Dysart Swimming Pool Makeover Revealed!

The children have been particularly excited this half term to get back into the Dysart pool. The swimming pool has had a full make over with the whole pool being re-tiled and the addition of steps going down into the …

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Dysart Pupil Mental Health and Wellbeing team create relaxation boxes for Lower School

The members of the Pupil MHWB team, were delighted to deliver Relaxation/Calming Boxes to some of the classes in the Lower School on 23rd October. The relaxation/calming boxes have been developed to provide the pupils, with staff support, a focus …

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Dysart mum fundraising for Yorda Adventures!

Yorda offers after school club in addition to providing engaging and stimulating play projects for children and young people with severe learning disabilities. Rosemary, one of our Dysart Parents has teamed up with her friend Louise to run 211 km …

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Celebrating Black History Week

Black History Month has been celebrated in the UK for more than 30 years. At Dysart, we celebrated Black History Week during the last week of half term. In Ivory Class we talked about how everyone is different including that …

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