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Sixth Form DirectorDronfield Henry Fanshawe School is a successful and highly popular school. We are committed to providing the best possible learning environment, with high quality, stimulating and challenging teaching, using a range of excellent resources through our Technology College Status. Our aim is to treat students as individuals and to provide appropriate support to enable them to achieve their full potential within a high achieving, disciplined, safe and healthy community.

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"The staff are extremely dedicated and keen to encourage the best in every student." - Sixth Form student.

I am very proud of Sixth Form at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School. I strongly believe that it is an outstanding place to study. We are a school with a rich history of academic success, which shares equal measure with the level of care and guidance given to students. The Sixth Form at DHFS is one that supports, challenges, inspires and fascinates every learner that enters through its doors.

There are over 300 students in our Sixth Form, the majority of which come from our Year 11 but with some external applicants. Most of our Year 13 students' progress into Higher Education and our students have an excellent reputation for securing places at Oxbridge, Russell Group universities and other highly sought-after higher education establishments.

Our A level teachers are hard working and enthusiastic, all academic specialists in their subject areas. We maintain a supportive and caring culture at DHFS and our teachers work closely with their Sixth Form students. Lessons at Sixth Form provide a strong academic stimulus that inspires our learners to be creative, evaluative and analytical, whilst preparing them for lifelong learning. Our Sixth Form students have a key role in our vertical tutoring system; they are seen as the role models of the school and will often gain valuable experience mentoring some of the younger students.

We are committed to providing the best possible learning environment, with high quality, stimulating and challenging teaching, using a range of excellent resources through our Technology College Status. The Sixth Form area is currently being developed to meet the needs of our learners with an extended common room/diner, private study area and ICT facilities. We have also established a WiFi system enabling learners to bring in their own devices to work on. Our aim is to treat students as individuals and to provide appropriate support to enable them to achieve their full potential within a high achieving, disciplined, safe and healthy community.

Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School is an outstanding place to study A Levels.

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Prospectus: DHFS Sixth Form

Join our 300 strong cohort of post-16 learners and achieve your full academic potential. Stimulating teaching, in excellent facilities, with outstanding results. And as a role model of the school, you can gain experience mentoring younger students.

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Admissions: Enrol With Us

Learn about our entry requirements for joining Sixth Form at DHFS, check the timeline for applications, get tips on choosing your courses, and discover our range of non-assessed enrichment activities to help grow your skills and further your development.

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Bursary: Student Finance

Applying for student finance can be a complicated process but there is a lot of help available. Learn the difference between EMA and 16-19 Bursary, find out what support is on offer to you, and check if you qualify. We can guide your through the money minefield.

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Help: Frequent Questions

Find out important information about life in Sixth Form. Check out the A-Z glossary of help; From assessments and attendance, to meals and onsite catering, to voluntary work and work experience. This is your one-stop-shop to the most commonly asked questions.

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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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Careers: Advice & Guidance

Careers information, advice and guidance for students and their families. Your complete guide to a bright future; Helpful online services, useful resources, current careers news, CV and interview tips, college and university advice, and the latest apprenticeship vacancies.

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