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 2019

Latest News

Christmas in the Community

Last Thursday, 22 students from Dysart went to Kingston to celebrate the start of Christmas. As part of Kingston’s Christmas celebrations, Dysart School was invited to sing in Kingston’s Marketplace along with other schools from OHCAT. The pupils sang a …

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Student Voice at Kingston Guildhall

On 21st November, one of our Year 11 students was invited to Kingston Guildhall to give a short presentation to members of the Accessibility and Mobility Committee.  He very clearly and confidently gave them feedback about his recent experiences of Kingston …

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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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