Students

At Dysart School we want all of our pupils to feel a part of both the school and the wider community. We want you to access all the opportunities that are available to you and to work hard to achieve your aims and ambitions.

We would like all our pupils to:

  • Be healthy
  • Stay safe
  • Enjoy and achieve
  • Make a positive contribution
  • Achieve economic wellbeing

 

Non-verbal pupils develop their independence because there is universal use of symbol support to help them to understand and communicate.  They are also taught to express feelings. Where pupils are experiencing emotional difficulties, they are supported through drama, music and art lessons to manage their emotions.  This results in reduced levels of anxiety among those with the most complex needs.

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

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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