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Feb 08
Karate Showcase

​On Friday 5th February students held a fantastic karate showcase in the old gym! The showcase included Sensei Kirkham, Sensei Rice and Katie King teaching members of staff numerous throws and defence techniques.

The showcase was very entertaining and enjoyable as well as giving the staff a good work out!

If you are interested in taking up karate then Sensei Kirkham runs lessons for students every Monday in the old gym from 3:45pm – 4:45pm which students (Y7-Y11) are more than welcome to attend.

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Feb 05
February Newsletter

Our February newsletter is now available!

To view please click February 2016.pdf

Happy reading!

Feb 01
Updated A - Z of Exams

With the summer exam season fast approaching please have a look at the updated A-Z of Exams.pdf document which hopefully covers all you need to know about exam preparation, and the day itself.

If you have any questions or concerns about ANYTHING to do with exams please call 01909 552415 reception or email s.bloor@dcsch.co.uk

Jan 26
February Half Term Holiday Activities

Join in the fun with our February Half Term Holiday Activity programme!

For more information on what activities you can do please follow this link February Half Term 2016 flyer.pdf

Please note: All activities must be BOOKED in ADVANCE by ringing, texting or emailing Julie Twiss, Learning Development Officer on 07824457500 or j.twiss@dcsch.co.uk. You can also pick a booking form up from DHS school reception and returning it to Julie Twiss in the exams office.

Please book early to avoid disappointment!

Jan 20
Year 11 Prom Tickets

​The deadline to purchase your Year 11 Prom ticket is fast approaching!

The Year 11 Prom will take place on Thursday 30th June from 7pm – 11pm at the Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Retford.

The price for a ticket is only £28 which includes a VIP welcome, soft drink on arrival, two course meal (vegetarian option available) and a disco until 11pm. However, if you have 100% attendance your ticket will be FREE!.

Remember that we need the FULL payment to be made by 14th February which can be made on ParentPay. Consent Letters can be obtained from the school library or at tomorrow night’s (Thursday 21st January) Year 11 Parents Evening from the registration desk.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful evening!

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Jan 19
Year 7 Anti-Bullying Competition 2015 - 2016

​Well done to everyone that entered the Year 7 Anti-Bullying Competition!

The winners were:

1st Place - Zoe Fathers

2nd Place - Elisabeth Laughton

3rd Place - Ben Croot

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Jan 15
January Newsletter

​Our January newsletter is now available!

To view please click January 2016.pdf

Happy Reading!

Jan 13
Random Act of Kindness Week

​Starting from Monday 18th January until Friday 22nd January we will be taking part in Random Act of Kindness Week.

This fantastic initiative is about stepping out of your comfort zone and attempting a new random act of kindness each day of the celebratory week. This in not just for students or staff but we want all the community to help celebrate!

We have some great ideas on how you can contribute as students and as a member of the community:

Students:

  • Lunch with new friends (find someone by themselves and invite them to join you)
  • Open doors and hold doors open for others
  • Smile at every person you see (This will be a DHS target Friday 22nd)
  • Say something positive and nice to everyone you see (especially those you don't know)
  • Write a thank you note to someone that has influenced you at school (Keep it anonymous, post it in the delivery box in Hatfield house base)
  • Let someone cut in front of you in the queue

Community:

  • Food bank - Bring in something from your house (no fresh food please) to donate to the local community. Please leave the food in the boxes located in Reception
  • Litter Pick (If you see some on the floor even if it's not yours, pick it up – This will be a DHS target Friday 22nd)
  • Spare change (During the week leave any loose change with tutors to be donated to Dementia Friends)
  • Give someone you love an unexpected HUG
  • Compliment at least 5 people in one day (It's harder than you think)
  • Visiting parents – Please come and complete a 'Tag thanks for a teacher' (Found in main reception)

We challenge you to become a #DinnoRAKtivist!!

Jan 13
UCAS Information Event

​The school would like to bring to your attention that on Wednesday 20th January at 6pm there will be a UCAS Information Event in the Main Hall.

This fantastic event is a great opportunity for parents of Y13 students who have applied for university to receive important information on the UCAS process and on Student Finance.

The event will provide guidance and support on the next steps the students will take as well as essential information on Student Finance. Local universities will hopefully be there to answer questions too.

Please let us know if you can attend by Monday 18th January via your son/daughter or by telephoning the 6th form office. Alternatively you can confirm your attendance by emailing j.jones@dcsch.co.uk.

We look forward to seeing you!

Jan 11
Mellor's Questionnaire

​We are sure you are all aware that we have had a new catering company from September and we would love to get your feedback on Mellor’s and on the service they are providing.

Below there are three links to short questionnaires which will take you between 5 – 10 minutes and we would appreciate it if you could find the time to complete the relevant one for you.

The deadline for completion is the 31st January 2016 and we will publish the results of the questionnaire after February Half Term.

6th Form Students: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3MW3LL3

Parents Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9R28XGG

Students in Y7–Y11: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9RFLDRP

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