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 Secondary Please note: The above video does not correspond to the text below and will be updated in due course We believe that all Deaf pupils can learn, achieve and be responsible for their education, being an active partner in achieving their full potential. In Secondary pupils are taught in small class groups. They access a full national curriculum delivered by our dedicated specialist teachers . Most are teachers of the Deaf . In Key Stage 4 pupils study towards GCSE, Functional Skills, Entry Level or Unit award qualifications. The curriculum offered to Secondary pupils include: English Mathematics Science British Sign Language (BSL) Deaf Studies Computing Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education Religious Education History Geography Art Design and Technology Physical Education Swimming In addition assemblies cover aspects of Social, Moral, Spiritual, Cultural Education, British Values and Careers. Careers visits are made to industry, colleges and Universities. With Outstanding Sports facilities we regularly host events such and boccia, multi- sports and rounders. All pupils are given opportunity to attend residential activity weekends.