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Welcome to the website of Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School which provides an insight into life at the school. Through the website you are able to access an abundance of articles, news stories, photographs and documents on a wide variety of areas, with contacts details and links for further information should this be required.
We have a long and proud tradition of success from the original Dronfield Grammar School, endowed in 1579 by Henry Fanshawe, to the present day, attaining notable achievements across a spectrum of subjects and aspects of education. Sustained success over time is a strong feature of our proud history, with the website highlighting many of these accomplishments.
We firmly believe in our motto of ‘success with care’ and deliver this through our framework, structures and daily practices. Our aim is to provide excellence in all areas of our work with young people so that they may move forward, ready to take their rightful place in society as citizens of the 21st century.
We believe and ensure that every member of our community matters and is valued for the unique contribution they make to our school. We welcome and celebrate diversity. We also challenge all within our community, adults and students, to give of their best at all times in an environment where commitment outweighs compliance.
Owen Jenkinson (Year 13) has just heard that he has been offered a place at the Urdang Academy in London.
Annabella Senior arrived in September 2019 and we knew she was a special musical talent; she has since shown how good she is.
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.
The story continues for DHFS football teams - The U18's girls are off to a flying start after the Christmas break beating Nene Park Academy 2-1 with a last minute penalty coming back form a 1-0 deficit.
Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School has been recognised nationally by receiving prestigious awards for their outstanding key stage 5 results last year.
During the week commencing 16th December 2019, the annual Christmas pantomime was performed in Fanshawe Hall to a sold-out audience for evening and afternoon performances, as well as a morning performance for primary school children.
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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 valuable experience mentoring younger students.
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.
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.
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.
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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