Student Support

At Dysart we benefit from the skill and expertise of a number of multi-agency colleagues. These include Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, School Nurse and Educational Psychology. These professionals are employed by Achieving for Children (AfC) and Your Healthcare, in addition to which we employ our own Music Therapist. The multi-agency team works closely with the school in providing a holistic approach to ensure therapy is embedded throughout the curriculum and beyond.

The school also works closely with AfC’s Social Care Team, Disabled Children’s Team and Adult Learning Disability Services. These high quality relationships support integrated working that benefit our children and their families.

The expertise of the multi-disciplinary team has been effectively shared with staff so that they can better support pupils learning.

Pupils make exceptional progress in English and mathematics because staff work alongside leaders, parents and therapists to agree goals.

Ofsted 2018

 

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

Support for MacMillan!

Dysart staff and pupils had lots of fun raising money for MacMillan. On Friday 25th September, pupils made chocolate rice crispy cakes or decorated biscuits in class. Following on from the student event, on Monday 28th September there was a …

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Jeans for Genes

We are delighted to announce that we raised an amazing  £133.90 for Genetic Disorders UK.  Students and staff alike supported the fundraising event by wearing Jeans to school today.  A massive thank you to everyone who supported us.  

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Summer Fun – Virtual Drama Project

Racheal from Pink Class had fun over the summer through a virtual drama project. She was joined by some of our students along with learning disability nurses from Kingston University. In order to better support the nurses in their roles, …

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Dysart School Awarded the ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools’

The Change team is incredibly happy to announce that Dysart School has been awarded the ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools’ (WAS). In March 2019 we began working towards achieving the Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS).  Jo announced to the whole school …

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