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ClubsThere's lots to do at DHFS! Take a look at some of the great clubs that you can be part of;


ClubsArt Club (For Year 7, 8 and 9)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 3:30pm - 4:25pm 
  • Place: F24
  • Leader: Mr Jebson

Come along to art club to develop skills, creativity and group work. Opportunities include: drawing and painting, photography, mixed media work, group tasks, sculpture, set design, portraiture, working from life. All year groups are welcome.

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ClubsCode Club (For Year 7, 8 and 9)

  • Day: Y8 = Mondays / Y7 & Y10 = Tuesdays / Y9 = Thursdays
  • Time: 12:40pm - 1:20pm
  • Place: A11
  • Leader: Mr Potts and Mr Hawksworth

Come along and learn how to create your own games and programs in Scratch, Python and SmallBasic. If you're already a keen programmer, you are welcome to work on your own projects, show off your skills and help other students learn. There will also be the opportunity to get hands-on and have a go with a Raspberry Pi computer.

No programming experience required – there will be plenty of worksheets, tutorials and help available to get you started.

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ClubsDHFS Film Club (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Wednesdays 12:35pm
  • Place: D1
  • Leader: Miss Kendall

Look out for the slides displayed in mentor time to find out what films are showing. 

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DHFS Pride (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Fridays, 12:30pm
  • Place: TBC
  • Leader: Ms. Byrd

DHFS Pride is a student led social club, open to all students. The aim of the group is to promote inclusivity and eradicate homophobic and transphobic language and behaviour.

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ClubsDrama Club (for Year 7, 8 and 9)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 12:30pm - 1:20pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Place: Fanshawe Hall
  • Leader: Mr. J Parker and Miss Sinclair

Come along to Year 7, 8 and 9 Drama club to learn about acting and the theatre. You will play loads of drama games, get involved in performances and have the opportunity to go to the theatre! Bring a packed lunch with you so we have more time to do drama.

"Doing drama has given me so much more confidence and I have made loads of friends" - (club member)

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ClubsFashion & Textiles Club (All Year Groups welcome - Term 1 & 2 only)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm
  • Place: E20
  • Leader: Miss. Swindell

If you have a passion for fashion and a flair for design then come along on a Tuesday lunchtime and join the Fashion & Textiles Club. Learn how to design and make your own clothes. Open to all year groups.

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Food NEA Support Club (Y11 - Term 1 & 2 only)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm
  • Place: E20
  • Leader: Miss. Weller and Mr. Thompson

Details to follow!

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ClubsGirls Engineering Club (for Year 7 and 8 girls - Term 1 only)

  • Time: Thursdays, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
  • Place: Technology workshop E18
  • Leader: Miss. Birch

Our current projects include pewter casting, and designing and manufacturing wind chimes, so get involved and get yourself down to the E18 Technology workshop on Thursdays to learn more.

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Mission X Club (for Year 7 and 8 - Term 3 only)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm
  • Place: Technology workshop E18
  • Leader: Miss. Quarmby, Mr. Baxter and Mr. Griffiths

STEAM Activities.

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Earth Club (for Year 7, 8 and 9)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
  • Place: C6
  • Leader: TBC

Details to follow!

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ClubsChess Club (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
  • Place: F17 / F18
  • Leader: Mr Barnett

All years welcome.

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ClubsPet Club (for Year 7, 8 and 9)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
  • Place: F3
  • Leader: Mrs. M Walker and Mrs. Cornthwaite

Anyone is welcome, but it's mainly aimed at years 7, 8 and 9.
Our ethos is about making friends and making new animal friends too! We have resident animals; Pebbles the Hamster and tropical fish. Different animals also visit us each week, from dogs and cats to snakes! On top of that, students can arrange to bring their own pets in from home.

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ClubsHomework Clubs (Various)

  • Subject: Humanities - (Y7,Y8,Y9,Y10,Y11)
  • Time: Tuesday - Friday, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
  • Place: C12
  • Leader: TBC
  • Subject: Maths Foundation - (Y10)
  • Time: Thursdays
  • Place: TBC
  • Leader: Miss. White
  • Subject: All Subjects - All Year Groups welcome
  • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Place: ELC
  • Leader: Various TA's

Open to everyone. The club offers additional help with homework.

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ClubsReaders' & Writers' Club (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Mondays, 12:30pm - 12:55pm
  • Place: A9
  • Leader: Mr. Husband

Do you enjoy reading and writing, stories, poems, lyrics? Then come to Readers' and Writers' Club. All years welcome.

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Aspire Literature & Language Lectures (For Y10 & Y11)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Place: TBC
  • Leader: Mr. Husband

Details to follow!

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ClubsScience Club (For Y7, Y8, Y9,Y10 & Y11)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Place: F2
  • Leader: Miss L Webster and Mr W Baxter

Scientifically investigate anything you wish! Whether it be monitoring the behaviour of your pet hamster, or trialling the quality of various lipsticks, it's entirely your choice. You'll have the opportunity to achieve a CREST award and share research with the school and your parents at the end of the year.

There's more; Science club members get exclusive access to science visits, national competitions and priority in whole school science trips! 

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ClubsChoir (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  • Place: F13
  • Leader: Mrs. R Hobson and Mrs. S Potts

Love singing? All ages and abilities of staff and students are welcome. Experience that 'feel good' effect that you only get from singing in a large group.

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Band Practice (All Year Groups welcome)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  • Place: Fanshawe Foyer
  • Leader: Mr. Walters

Love playing musical instruments? All ages and abilities of staff and students are welcome. Experience that 'feel good' effect that you only get from playing in a band.

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Sports Clubs

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 ClubsEngineering Club (for Year 7, 8, and 9)

  • Time: Wednesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Place: E18
  • Leader: Mr. Griffith and Mr. Shaw

Are you a budding engineer who enjoys problem solving? Come along to Engineering Club in E18 on Wednesday lunchtimes (bring a packed lunch). For Year 7, 8 and 9s. Questions? See Mr Griffiths or Mr Shaw in Technology.

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 Young Enterprise (for Year 12 and 13)

  • Time: Tuesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Place: A13
  • Leader: Mr. Hardy

Details to follow.

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 Other Clubs / Support - All Year Groups Welcome

  • Homework Support: - C20 - Every Day, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Confidence Building: - C20 -  Every Day, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Student Support: - C20 -  Every Day, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Craft Club: - C20 -  Every Day, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Minfulness: - C20 - Tuesdays, 12:35pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)
  • Eco Committee: - A10 - Tuesdays, 12:55pm - 1:15pm (bring a packed lunch)

Details to follow.

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