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

Spreading Festive Cheer

Our pupils have been spreading festive cheer in the local community by singing Christmas carols. They serenaded staff at the company Saipem in Kingston, alongside students from Orchard Hill College. Saipem are keen supporters of OHC&AT and kindly fundraise for …

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Christmas Card Success

Well done to all our budding artists who have been busy creating Christmas Card designs. There have been some wonderfully creative pictures and it is not just us that think our pupils are a talented bunch because six of our …

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Visiting Van Gogh!

Saturn Class had a fantastic trip recently was to the National Gallery in London. They made their packed lunches and journeyed all the way to Trafalgar Square on public transport! The students followed a map to help them find Van …

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Erin takes Gold at the British Weightlifting Open 2021 Competition

We were very excited to hear that our very own Erin Barton, won a Gold Medal in the Women’s 71kg category at the British Weightlifting Open 2021 competition at Bangor University this weekend.   Erin works as an Emotional Regulation …

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