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

Dysart Opens during Easter Holiday for Pupils effected 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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Dysart Supports Comic Relief

Students and staff alike had great fun on Friday celebrating Red Nose Day at Dysart School.  Pupils and staff joined in with national fundraising efforts for Comic Relief by wearing something red for a donation of a £1.  A massive …

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