SchoolDoncaster School for the Deaf - An education that is right for your child. Doncaster School for the Deaf was founded in 1829, and is one of the oldest deaf schools in the UK. We are proud of our long history and achievements. We provide a pupil-centered approach to education from the earliest years up to the age of 19. All pupils have an Education and Health Care Plan. Although we are based in Doncaster, we are a national resource and pupils come to us via local authorities from all over the UK. We offer a safe and nurturing environment in which children can learn and communicate effectively to achieve their goals. Our school Belief Statement and Background Ofsted Report Admissions Our facilities Residence Safeguarding/ Support and Welfare Contact us Communication Language and Communication Speech and Language Therapy British Sign Language Audiology Curriculum Early Years Foundation Stage Primary Primary Overviews English Numeracy Deaf Studies Computing Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) Humanities (History & Geography) Art and Design Design and Technology Music Physical Education and Swimming Science Religious Education Secondary Secondary Overviews English Mathematics Science ICT/Computing PSHCE (Personal Social Healthy Citizenship Education) Religious Education (RE) History Geography Art Design and Technology Sixth form Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural (SMSC) Pupil Premium Sports Premium Useful info Dates for your Diary Professional events Statutory policies and info Work For Us For parents Term Dates and School Day Absences Parent Information Parent View Newsletters archive Uniform Local Offer and EHCPS E-Safety For pupils School Council E-Safety Activities and clubs Sports Competitions E-Learning Moving on Primary Please note: The above video does not correspond to the text below, it will be updated in due course. Primary We believe that deafness, in itself, is not a barrier, or obstacle, to learning and that every pupil deserves to have the highest of expectations for achievement. The curriculum offered to Primary pupils includes – links to subjects English Numeracy Science British Sign Language (BSL) Deaf Studies Computing Personal, Social, Health Education (including British Values) Religious Education History Geography Art and Design Design and Technology Music Physical Education & Swimming Primary assemblies cover all aspects of British Values, Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural topics and celebrate special occasions and pupil achievement. Teaching and Learning of the National Curriculum (2014) is delivered with a cross curriculum approach. https://www.gov.uk/national-curriculum/key-stage-1-and-2 Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 At Key Stage 1 and 2 we follow the National Curriculum and continue with phonics sessions. The children have structured teaching in all National Curriculum subjects, then time to complete independent or group activities to consolidate their learning. The curriculum is enhanced through outdoor learning, educational and residential visits.