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  • GB Boxers inspire the next generation

    Wednesday 11th July, 2018:

    On Wednesday 11th July, students were treated to 3 special guest appearances from members of the GB Boxing Squad as part of a week-long effort to inspire and engage them with their studies. England Boxing will be bringing boxing to DHFS from September 2018!

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  • Y10 Golfers break 10 year dry spell

    Wednesday 11th July, 2018:

    L Fisher, J Stevenson and L Turner, Year 10, have qualified for The England Golf Championships at Woodall Spa on 11th July after being victorious at the regional event in April. This is the first time we've had a team qualify in over 10 years! Good luck boys!

  • Y7 Quad Kids School Games winners

    Tuesday 10th July, 2018:

    Well done to our Derbyshire School Games Year 7 Quad Kids winners. Individual champions were Cosmo Johnson and Ruby Sayles. All athletes competed in 4 events: 100m sprint, vortex throw, 800m, and long jump at Mount St Mary's school on 10th July.

  • Exhibition showcases student art

    Wednesday 04th July, 2018:

    The final year art exhibition for DHFS took place on Wednesday 4th July, and what an event it was! Friends and families joined us to celebrate the amazing collections of art work created by students across the whole school. Thank you so much to everyone involved.

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  • Gosforth House glory at Sports Day

    Tuesday 03rd July, 2018:

    On Tuesday 3rd July, Sports Day took place at the EIS. It's the highlight of the school calendar, and 900 students and staff took part. Congratulations to Year 7 winners, Gosforth; Year 8 winners, Gosforth; and Year 9 winners, Spaven. Overall winners were Gosforth!

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  • Y7 Bronze and Silver Athletics Success

    Tuesday 03rd July, 2018:

    Well done to Ben Morton, Year 7, for success in athletics this season. He has been competing in the South Yorkshire County Athletics outdoor series and claimed Bronze in the 100 metres, Silver in the 200 metres, and an overall 3rd place trophy for sprint.

  • Y7-9 NED Athletics Success

    Thursday 28th June, 2018:

    Congratulations to the 75 Year 7, 8, and 9 athletes for competing in the NED Athletics Championships at Tupton on Thursday 28th June. They competed in hot conditions at both track and field events. Year 7 and 9 girls won, and everyone else were runners up.

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  • Y7-10 Girls NED Rounders Success

    Tuesday 26th June, 2018:

    The North East Derbyshire Rounders Tournament took place on Tuesday 26th June, and our Year 7, 8, 9, and 10 girls did amazing well in the blazing sun against Eckington and Tupton... so well in fact that they won all the matches! Well done girls on your clean sweep!

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  • Y7/8 are NED Quad Kid Team Champs

    Monday 11th June, 2018:

    Year 7 and 8s became NED Quad Kid Team Champions on 11th June. All members competed in 800m, 100m, Long Jump, and Vortex Throw. R Sayles, L Gregory, A Lindsay, and C Johnson, all finished 1st. The teams progress to the School Games Finals on 10th July.

  • Y10 gets 800m championship best time

    Saturday 09th June, 2018:

    Congratulations to Gabriel Gisborne, Year 10, who ran a championship best time of 1:56.20 for the 800m at the Derbyshire Schools Athletics on 9th June. He was also awarded the Mike Peake Memorial trophy for performance of the day. Amazing!

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  • Teacher nominated for Mentor Award

    Monday 04th June, 2018:

    Mrs Amans is delighted to be nominated for an Inspirational Mentor Award, by a student teacher who she mentored during a placement at DHFS. She'll be put forward for an overall Inspirational Mentor 2018 award, to be presented at the annual mentor conference in July.

  • Y7 is GB Gymnastics Bars champion

    Sunday 27th May, 2018:

    Courtney-Leigh Simpson, Year 7, became East Midlands Gymnastics Champion in March, and went on to the British National finals in May. The team of 5 became National Champions. Courtney placed 3rd overall and was crowned Bars Champion of 56 competitors in GB.

  • 'Highly Commended' for Clay Poppies

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018:

    DHFS has been 'Highly Commended', by Dronfield Civic Society, for the 2018 Remembrance Day clay poppy installation. Congratulations to Mrs Ryder in Art who headed the campaign and received the John Clough Award at the St Andrew's Church award evening.

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  • English Schools' Track and Field Cup

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018:

    On Wednesday 16th May, 52 students in Years 7-10 went to Moorways Athletics Stadium, Derby, to compete in the first round of the English Schools' Track and Field Cup. The Junior Girls' Team came second and qualified for the next round in June. Well done!

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  • Sports medals galore for DHFS

    Monday 14th May, 2018:

    E Shipley is Derbyshire champ for the U15G 800 and 1500; G Gisborne is U17B 800 champ; E Ajagbe is U15G 100 champ; C Johnson is U13B 800, Long Jump, and High Jump champ (+ silver in 1500 and 75 Hurdles); L Gregory won U15G 1500 silver and 800 bronze.

  • Y10 is U16 British Youth Fencing champ

    Monday 07th May, 2018:

    Over the weekend of 5-6th May, Josh Goh in Year 10 became the U16 British Youth Fencing champion! The competition was run as a knock-out event and Josh took part in 11 bouts, one of which saw him convincingly defeat the current no.1 British seed.

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  • Ice hockey fan writes for James Ferrara

    Saturday 05th May, 2018:

    Amy Leigh Ibbotson has once again proved her journalistic and ice hockey credentials. She interviewed players and wrote an article that was published in the Saturday 5th May programme for the testimonial match for James Ferrara of the Peterborough Phantoms.

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  • Y12 student paints for Dronfield Eye

    Friday 04th May, 2018:

    Talented Year 12 art student, Olivia Franklin, recently painted a large mural for Dronfield Arts Festival, which, thanks to a lot of hard work and a bit of inspiration from Japan, will soon adorn the Heron Publications building, home of the Dronfield Eye. Beautiful!

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  • Y10 reviews 'The Little Mermaid' ballet

    Thursday 03rd May, 2018:

    On Thursday 3rd May, Year 10 students went to see 'The Little Mermaid' at the Curve theatre in Leicester. Lucy Lyon wrote about this ballet; a re-imagining of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, as she thoroughly enjoyed the magnificent show!

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  • Y7 Creative Writing winners announced

    Thursday 03rd May, 2018:

    Year 7 students were given the challenge of writing a 500 word story about a hero or villain they had created. Congrats to our winner, Sadie Bown, and runners up, Ben Lunn and Katie Prescott, who win goody bags and gift vouchers. You're a talented bunch!

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  • Y13 plays FA Women's Premier League

    Sunday 29th April, 2018:

    Good luck to Year 13 student, Ellie May, who will be playing in the FA Women's Premier League Cup Final, with her team, Leicester City, against Blackburn Rovers. They will battle it out for supremacy at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield, on 29th April, at 2pm.

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  • Y8 11th in London Mini Marathon

    Sunday 22nd April, 2018:

    Congratulations to Emma Shipley in Year 8 who qualified to run in the U13 Girls London Mini Marathon on Sunday 22nd April. In very hot temperatures she completed the 3 mile course (the final 3 miles of the full London Marathon) and came an outstanding 11th.

  • Y10 plays in UEFA 'Match for Solidarity'

    Saturday 21st April, 2018:

    On Saturday 21st April, Ryan Evans in Year 10, had the fantastic opportunity to play football in front of 23,654 fans, ahead of the UEFA / United Nations charity 'Match for Solidarity' in Geneva, Switzerland. The game raised money for children with disabilities.

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  • RISE Dance through to next BGT round

    Saturday 21st April, 2018:

    Year 8 students, Lola Ibbotson and Kate Fisher, got through to the next round of Britain's Got Talent with their dance troupe RISE. The group performed with wheelchairs in solidarity to a fellow dancer who was injured in the Manchester bombing last May. @RiseUnbroken

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  • Buxton House success in U18 Football

    Saturday 21st April, 2018:

    Year 12 students, Megan Jones and Beth Durbidge (BUX08) played excellently in their U18 Cup Final on Saturday 21st April. With the support of the girls' fluffly pink mascot, Belinda the Unicorn, Sheffield Wednesday won 4-0! Here's to great football!

  • Y13 represents Derbys in Table Tennis

    Saturday 21st April, 2018:

    Congratulations to Matt Blake in Year 13, who has recently qualified to represent Derbyshire County in the Butterfly Schools' Individual Table Tennis Championships, for the under 19 category. He'll play in Wolverhampton on Saturday 21st April. Good luck!

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  • We're NED Swimming Gala champions!

    Thursday 19th April, 2018:

    Congratulations to all swimmers who represented DHFS at the North East Derbyshire Swimming Gala on Monday 16th April. All age groups achieved 1st place, and overall we achieved 1st place! This is a fantastic achievement. Well done everyone.

  • Y8/9 'Get Up to Speed' with STEM

    Wednesday 18th April, 2018:

    Year 8 and 9 got up to speed at the Magna Science Park STEM event on Wednesday 18th April. They saw the McLaren Super-Car, built models of the land speed record challenger, landed a Vulcan Bomber... and Mr Woffenden won the Screwball Scramble!

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  • £750+ raised by Half Marathon run

    Sunday 08th April, 2018:

    Mr Sinclair ran the Sheffield Half Marathon on Sunday 8th April, and your generosity in sponsoring him has helped raise more than £750 for The Children's Hospital Charity. With more money coming in, funds may even reach £1000! Thanks for your support.

  • Y11 earns European Junior Golf ranking

    Wednesday 28th March, 2018:

    From 26-28th March, James Millington in Year 11 competed against some of the highest ranking Junior golfers in the Malta Junior Golf Open, to earn himself a recognised European Junior ranking. He is now ranked 332nd in the European Juniors. Well done!

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  • Science Club make a Big Bang at NEC

    Thursday 15th March, 2018:

    On Thursday 15th March, Science Club set off to the The Big Bang Science Convention in Birmingham! Floating metal balls, robots, and virtual rollercoasters; the perfect day of memories and scientific fun. What a great way to learn about STEM!

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  • Y12 reflect on Auschwitz / Holocaust

    Thursday 15th March, 2018:

    On Thursday 15th March, Billy Whiteley and Sophie Holland, Year 12, travelled to Auschwitz, Poland, on behalf of DHFS. They wrote about the experience to help raise awareness about the consequences of tolerating and allowing hate crime.

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  • Y7/8 NED Sports Hall Athletics success

    Wednesday 14th March, 2018:

    Congratulations to our Year 7 and 8 Sports Hall Athletes. Year 7 girls and Year 8 boys became NED champions, and Year 7 boys and Year 8 girls were runners-up, losing to Tupton Hall School by only 1 point. Many thanks to all who ran this excellent event.

  • Y13 wins £2000 Language Scholarship

    Saturday 10th March, 2018:

    Lily Chambers, Year 13, has been awarded a £2000 scholarship to Bangor University, where she will study French, Spanish and German. Around 40 merit scholarships are awarded each year and only to students who excel in their subject area. Well done!

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  • £4095 raised for Riding For Smiles

    Friday 09th March, 2018:

    £4095 has been raised at a dinner dance, supported by DHFS staff, family and friends. Along with further generous donations, Coloured Cob Equestrian Centre can now purchase a hoist that allows riders with disabilities to mount horses with ease and enjoy riding.

  • Y8 qualifies for London Mini Marathon

    Sunday 04th March, 2018:

    Congratulations to Year 8 runner, Emma Shipley, who braved the wintry conditions on Sunday 4th March, and qualified for the Virgin Money London Mini Marathon, East Midlands Team. She will race in London on Sunday 22nd April. What a fantastic achievement!

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  • Y9 ranked in UK top 20 for Athletics

    Sunday 25th February, 2018:

    Eniola Ajagbe (Year 9) competed at the England Athletics U20/17/15 indoor championships. She got to the semi finals in the 60m and 60m hurdles. Her 60m race was live on TV! She is ranked top 20 in the UK, moving forward with interest from 2 England coaches.

  • U15 England Athletics Champs success

    Sunday 25th February, 2018:

    Emma Shipley won a hard earned bronze in a scrappy (lots of elbows) U15 girls 800m at the England Athletics Indoor Championships on Sunday 25th February. Her time of 2:16.54 was close to her PB, which is great after her injury this winter. It is her third national medal.

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  • Y11 student writes for Sheff Telegraph

    Wednesday 21st February, 2018:

    "How many times a month do you eat fast food? Surely no more than three", says Thomas Clay, Year 11, who wrote an article for his English language class, that was published on Wednesday 21st February, by the Sheffield Telegraph. Great work Thomas!

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  • Derbyshire Schools Cross Country

    Thursday 15th February, 2018:

    Congratulations to Amy Allcard, Leah Gregory, Josh Wragg, Sam Gilson, Tom Spencer, and Euan Spencer, who have all qualified to compete at the English Schools cross country finals in March. This is a fantastic achievement. Well done and best wishes for the final.

  • Magical fun at Harry Potter Book Night

    Thursday 08th February, 2018:

    Year 7 wizards and witches entered a magical world of Fantastic Beasts on 8th February, from wand lessons to Niffler hunting. The costumes were brilliant! Professor Sprout (Liviya Finnegan) said "it was amazing to see the wizarding world brought to life."

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  • Sixth Form get political in Parliament

    Tuesday 06th February, 2018:

    Sixth Form students visited the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 6th February, to see how the political system works, and get a first-hand look into politics and its history. They visited the House of Lords and the Commons, and quizzed a local MP on current hot topics.

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  • Y7 runs away with 800m gold medal

    Saturday 03rd February, 2018:

    At the beginning of February, Cosmo Johnson, Year 7, became U13 boys' Northern Indoor 800m champion! Cosmo is also about to be awarded the silver medal for the U13 boys' Combined Open Indoor Series, held over 3 events from November to January.

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  • Derbyshire Schools X-Country champ

    Saturday 03rd February, 2018:

    Congratulations to Year 7 student, Bobbie Waugh, who recently became the Derbyshire Schools Year 7 Cross Country Champion. The race was held at Tupton Hall School on Saturday 3rd February against a very strong field. Well done Bobbie.

  • DHFS Mathematicians excel at UKMT

    Thursday 01st February, 2018:

    130 maths students entered the UKMT Challenge in February. 58 received certificates. 12 students achieved gold, which are only awarded to the top 6% of entrants nationally. 11 students qualifed for the 'follow up' round - they're in the top 0.005% in the country!

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  • Outstanding 'Storytelling Theatre'

    Thursday 01st February, 2018:

    Year 8 drama students recently worked on a project to create a professional piece of storytelling theatre based on their favourite childhood books. They performed to pupils at Holmesdale Infant School, and feedback was that they were outstanding!

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  • KS4 Boys are NED badminton champs

    Wednesday 31st January, 2018:

    Year 10 boys and girls competed in the NED badminton competition on Wednesday 31st January, in a series of singles and doubles games. The girls came 3rd overall, and the boys won! They'll represent the region in the county finals in February. Good luck!

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  • Y13 Student writes for Dronfield Eye

    Tuesday 30th January, 2018:

    Year 13 student, Eleanor Bennett, became Dronfield Eye's teenage correspondent when she wrote an insightful article about the English language. The article discusses why we should embrace new variants of the English language instead of condemning them.

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  • Teacher braves the shave for MacMillan

    Monday 29th January, 2018:

    Thank you to everyone for supporting and donating to Mrs Woffindin's "Brave the Shave" fundraiser for MacMillan. The extreme haircut has raised £877.12. Her hair will be sent off to the Little Princess Trust to make a wig for a child suffering with cancer.

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  • £4000+ raised for cancer research

    Friday 26th January, 2018:

    A group of Year 8 boys had their heads shaved on Friday 26th January as part of their ongoing efforts to raise money for cancer research. This, along with a number of other sponsored activities, has raised over £4000. Well done to everyone involved!

  • KS3 Girls are NED badminton champs

    Tuesday 23rd January, 2018:

    Year 9 girls and boys competed in the NED badminton competition on Tuesday 23rd January, in a series of singles and doubles games. The boys came 2nd overall, and the girls won! Well done boys and congratulations girls - good luck for the next round!

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  • Fantastic ski trip. Fantastic students!

    Monday 22nd January, 2018:

    Students from Year 7-12 enjoyed a week of skiiing in Italy in January. During the trip we received praise from the hotel manager, ski instructors, waiters, tour rep, and members of the public, about how amazing our students were and how well they conducted themselves.

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  • Poppies raise £264 for British Legion

    Monday 15th January, 2018:

    Glossy red poppies, made from clay by our talented Year 7 students for Remembrance Day, went on sale throughout December 2017. Around 70 were sold, raising £264.66 for The Royal British Legion. Thank you to everyone in the community who bought one.

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  • Students reach FutureChef Local Final

    Tuesday 09th January, 2018:

    On Tuesday 9th January, Year 9 students, Daniel Hale and Leigh Speight, spent the day in Sheffield Hallam University's industrial kitchens to take part in the Springboard FutureChef Local Finals. Both worked exceptionally hard, producing restaurant quality food.

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  • Sheffield Hallam Student of The Year

    Monday 18th December, 2017:

    Congratulations to former Sixth Form student, Adam Wood, on winning the Sheffield Hallam University Academic Achievement Award / Student of the Year Award, at the DHFS reunion on Monday 18th December. 5 A*s at A level was a tremendous achievement!

  • Ex-student to chair BIMUN Council

    Monday 18th December, 2017:

    George Vandrill (DHFS Year 12 MUNOG delegate in October 2016) has been invited to be chair of the Security Council at Belgrade International Model United Nations (BIMUN) in March 2018. This is one of the most prestigious councils in any Model United Nations event.

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  • 71 Christmas hampers delivered

    Monday 18th December, 2017:

    What a fantastic effort by all mentor groups; 71 Christmas hampers in total have been distributed to people throughout our local community. You should all be very proud of yourselves! Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

  • Well done to our Spelling Bee winners

    Friday 15th December, 2017:

    Congratulations to Daniel Clayton (MIL10) for winning the cross-faculty Spelling Bee! Sofia Chaudhry (GOS09) came second, and Fin Ramsden Twigg (BAG03) came third. They win £20, £10, and £5 worth of 'Love to Shop' vouchers respectively.

  • £3356.27 raised for 'Readathon'

    Friday 08th December, 2017:

    In term 1, Year 7 students participated in 'Readathon'; a nationwide charity event to help raise money for children in hospital. The students raised an impressive £3356.27! A huge well done to everyone who took part – we are tremendously proud of you.

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  • Y9 win regional 'MakeIt' STEM heat

    Thursday 30th November, 2017:

    Year 9 students competed in the Manufacturing Institute's 'MakeIt' STEM competition on 30th November, against 6 teams from other schools. They presented their business plan clearly and confidently... and won the heat! The final is in Manchester in July 2018.

  • Ex-student wins Para-badminton Gold

    Monday 27th November, 2017:

    Former student, Jack Shephard, fulfilled a childhood dream after victory in the SS6 men's singles at the Para-badminton World Championships. Jack, 20, said: "Becoming world men's champion was a dream of mine at the age of 14. It's incredible I'm champion."

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  • SkillForce earn First Aid certificates

    Friday 24th November, 2017:

    Congratulations to our Year 7, 8, and 11, SkillForce students who've received certificates for their First Aid accomplishments, learning how to perform CPR, what to do if someone is choking, dealing with a heart attack, and how to deal with serious bleeds.

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  • Record attempts raise £134.95 for CiN

    Thursday 23rd November, 2017:

    Children in Need on Friday 17th November set the scene for a series of fun World Record Challenge attempts involving various amounts of flipping, kicking, guzzling, and munching. The event raised £134.95. Thanks for taking part.

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  • Boys win U16 Table Tennis qualifier

    Tuesday 21st November, 2017:

    T Atkinson, T Lee, J Gorrell, and J Blake, won the U16 Derbyshire Schools Table Tennis qualifier, on 21st November. They beat 6 other schools to win the tournament, and progress to the English Schools Table Tennis competition in Bradford in January.

  • Y7 wins Derbyshire QuadKids contest

    Sunday 19th November, 2017:

    A big "well done" goes out to Ruby Sayles (GOS07) who entered the Derbyshire QuadKids competition on Sunday 19th November, at the Sheffield Institute of Sport. Ruby won 1st place in the Year 7 group with some brilliant scores!

  • 'RedFaces' get air time on Radio 1

    Friday 17th November, 2017:

    Isaac White, Charlie Yapp and Harry Lyon, who left Sixth Form in 2016, had their record 'Take It Or Leave It' played on Radio 1 on Friday 17th November. The song was nominated 'Record of The Week' and aired on the Clara Amfo session.

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  • Student stars in Dickens' classic tale

    Tuesday 14th November, 2017:

    Sixth Form student, Caitlin Hames, is starring in 'Nicholas Nickleby: The Musical' this November. The show takes place from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th November, at the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield. Good luck Caitlin!

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  • Student 'Creeped Out' in CBBC show

    Tuesday 14th November, 2017:

    Jonathan Blake (Year 11) will be on television on Tuesday 14th November, 7pm on CBBC, in his lead role for 'Creeped Out', where he plays an online bully. The episode is called 'Trolled' and judging by the trailer, it looks to be excellent.

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  • Student is European BikeTrial Champ

    Tuesday 14th November, 2017:

    Congratulations to talented student, Adam Morewood (Year 11, BUX09), who won the European BikeTrial Indoor Championships in Brno, Czech Republic this weekend (11-12th November). Brilliant news Adam. Keep up the good work.

  • Ex-student targeting Gold medal

    Friday 10th November, 2017:

    Congratulation to ex-student, Jack Shephard, who is targeting Gold in the World Championship in badminton, and will travel to North Korea w/c 13th November. He is currently ranked world number 3. Good luck Jack!

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  • Term 1: Literacy and Numeracy Results

    Monday 06th November, 2017:

    1st place: Millican (30 house points), 2nd place: Gosforth (20 house points), 3rd place: Baggaley (10 house points). Well done everyone!
    And 5508 literacy and numeracy activities took place during term 1 – well done to all who participated!

  • Primary Story Competiton Results

    Friday 03rd November, 2017:

    During term 1, students competed for House competition points by writing short stories for primary school students on the theme of 'Adventure'. Congratulations to our winners! 1st: J Clarke; 2nd: K Thompson; 3rd: K Prescott.

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  • Student wins Engineering Scholarship

    Thursday 02nd November, 2017:

    The UK's future leaders in Engineering were honoured on 2nd November, when lucky recipient, Andrew Hale, received his Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Award in London. From 1594 applicants, 425 Scholarships were awarded.

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  • Anti-Stigma Ambassadors appointed

    Wednesday 01st November, 2017:

    A Powell (Y10), E Staniforth (Y10) and E Wilkinson (Y8) became Anti-Stigma Ambassadors after their outstanding applications last term. The 'Be a Mate' campaign will be launching this term at DHFS, alongside many other supportive measures.

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  • World topics debated at MUNOG

    Wednesday 25th October, 2017:

    From 19-25th October, students travelled to our partner school in Germany for the Model United Nations of Goldberg conference. They debated high-profile topics with 250 students from all over the world. Thanks to everyone who participated.

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  • We're Children in Need Top Fundraisers

    Thursday 19th October, 2017:

    BBC Children in Need contacted us on Thursday 19th October, to say a big thank you for our amazing fundraising efforts in 2016, when we raised £2714.01. They sent us a 'Loyal Supporter 2016' pack which included a letter and certificate. Well done everyone!

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  • Sixth Form wear yellow for charity

    Thursday 19th October, 2017:

    On the final day before October half term (Thursday 19th October, 2017), staff and Sixth Form students began a year of raising awareness, by wearing yellow and donating to their chosen charity this year, Young Minds. They aim to raise upwards of £1000.

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  • Students put on 'spooktacular' Gig

    Tuesday 17th October, 2017:

    On Tuesday 17th October, the school held its termly music gig in the Fanshawe Hall. Spirits were high as the bands put on spine-chilling performances for the guys and ghouls of the audience. It really was frightfully good. Well done team 'DHFSSchoolGigs'.

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  • Extreme reads in exciting places

    Monday 16th October, 2017:

    Over the summer, students and staff were set the Extreme Reading challenge; to take a photo of themselves reading in a strange or unusual place either in the UK or abroad. Congratulations to our students winners, A Passingham and J Sorrill. Photos are up in E-Block.

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  • FutureChef 2018 - Heat 1 Winners

    Thursday 12th October, 2017:

    On Thursday 12th October, ten budding young chefs from Year 7 to 10, headed towards Food Technology to take part in Springboard's FutureChef 2018 competition. L Speight and D Hale won, and move on to the local final in January 2018. Congratulations!

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  • Y13 Take a business trip to Brussels

    Wednesday 04th October, 2017:

    Year 13 Business and Economics students spent 4 days in Brussels, where they visited The EU Commission, Coca-Cola, Stella Artois, Chocolaterie Duval and Diamond Land, to learn more about international trade and the purpose of business.

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  • Remembrance Day Poppy Installation

    Monday 02nd October, 2017:

    Year 7s are currently preparing an art installation for Remembrance Day; clay poppies about the size of an open adult hand. This installation is inspired by the Tower of London's "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" poppies. Well done everybody.

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  • Year 8 Transition Project Newspaper

    Monday 02nd October, 2017:

    During September, students in all Year 8 English classes were asked to produce newspapers on different themes such as 'Journeys' and 'Choices'. Congratulations to winners A Hinde, D Knox, M Gunn, H J Collins and E Oldham-Hepper.

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  • Reading to help children in hospital

    Monday 25th September, 2017:

    From Monday 25th September to 30th October, all of our Year 7 students will be involved in Readathon; a nationwide sponsored event in which people raise money through reading to help children in hospital. Get sponsored and get reading!

  • We celebrate best ever A Level results

    Thursday 17th August, 2017:

    We celebrated with record results on 17th August, with a 9% increase on last year's excellent outcomes. Overall, results across the board, for girls and boys, were hugely impressive; particularly for the top grades with 64% at A*/B and 33% at A*/A.

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