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COVID-19 - Coronavirus Messages

Headteacher Updates Information, Advice and Guidance Supporting Home Learning Webinars



  • Y6 Virtual Open Evening 2020 +

    Year 6 Open Evening will be held on Thursday 17th September, 6:30pm 

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  • Sixth Form Open Evening +

    Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Wednesday 11th November, 5:30pm 

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  • Working Remotely +

    To support remote working you will find information and several guides here to help facilitate access to the IT resources

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Latest Successes

  • DHFS student gains place at prestigious theatre school

    Owen Jenkinson (Year 13) has just heard that he has been offered a place at the Urdang Academy in London.

  • Outstanding Isolation Work.

    Annabella Senior arrived in September 2019 and we knew she was a special musical talent; she has since shown how good she is.

  • DHFS Lockdown Band Perform Havana.

    Here is a remote performance of students from DHFS lockdown band. They have worked extremely hard to remotely record video tracks so that they can be put together to create a whole concert piece.

  • Another DHFS student gains place at prestigious theatre school

    Another DHFS student has gained a place at a nationally recognised performing arts college. Eva Smith (Year 11) has just been informed, following recent auditions, that she has gained a place at CAPA college- a centre of excellence in the arts.

  • DHFS Extra-Curricular Sports News.

    Unfortunately, due to unprecedented times we are not able to hold our annual sports presentation evening this year.. As a department we feel that we have had far too many sporting memories & achievements not to recognise any sporting awards this year.

  • DHFS VE Day Poetry Competition.

    This year marks 75 years since VE day, and the end of the Second World War in Europe. As part of VE day celebrations, the Dronfield Arts Festival ran a poetry competition for young people.

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  • Curriculum: Student Learning

    Our central purpose is to ensure that all children achieve the highest standards of which they are capable; Whether in the classroom, on the sports field, in concert or on stage, or in the range of opportunities we offer to students at all stages of their education.

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  • Mental Health: Student Wellbeing

    It is thought that 3 out of 4 diagnosable mental illnesses start in childhood. At DHFS we pledge to support every child. Our mental health awareness area may be helpful for students, staff, and parents and carers, in supporting our young people with a range of concerns.

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  • Assessment, Recording, Reporting

    Many changes have been made to the way students are assessed and to the way we record and report their achievements and progress in school. These changes have happened nationally and include how GCSEs are graded; On a 9-1 scale rather than A*-G.

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