Following the expansion consultation, the Department for Education has confirmed that the expansion has been approved. Click here to read the letter to parents and carers.

SEND and Local Offer

Dysart School is a provision for pupils who have a range of severe and complex learning disabilities. We see the progress and well-being of our students as the responsibility of every member of staff within our school. Please find below key information regarding SEND at our school.

SEN Information Report – the SEN Information Report outlines the school’s provision for students with SEN. The report is based on: ‘regulation 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014.

SEND Policy – the SEND Policy sets out the principle and aims of the school’s SEND arrangements

Local Offer – The Royal Borough of Kingston’s Local Offer, provided via Achieving for Children, can be found here: www.kr.afcinfo.org.uk/local_offer The RBK Local Offer website provides information on local services and support available for families including children and young people aged 0-25 years with special educational needs or disabilities.

Link to the Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) in Kingston and Richmond and other independent supporters. The borough’s  Resource Library contains lots of downloadable documents including policies, guides, children’s centre timetables, EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) forms, factsheets and templates and can be found on the link below:  www.afclocaloffer.org.uk/documents

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

Change to funding agreement approved

We are pleased to announce the changes to the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE) have been approved. Principal, Leigh Edser, says: “This is a very exciting time for Dysart as we can continue to …

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Dysart Opens during Easter Holiday for Pupils affected by COVID

We were pleased to be able to offer additional time in school during the first week of the Easter holiday for those pupils who were most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, which 43 pupils were able to attend. We used …

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Easter Egg Surprise

Students at Dysart were extremely excited to each receive an Easter egg on the last day of term.  A massive thank you to Dons Local Action Group who donated the eggs. The Dons Local Action Group is a network of …

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YouTube Workshops in Understanding Stress and Behaviours

Our Wellbeing and Sound Practitioner Joanna McEwen is running a number of workshops explaining the importance of the Polyvagal Theory in understanding stress and behaviours. The first of the workshops can be found on the Dysart YouTube channel by clicking …

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