There are lots of different activities available outside of normal lessons at DSHS; something for everyone.

Performing Arts

  • Ukelele Club
  • Choir
  • Drama Club
  • School Show
    [2021/22 – Loserville]


  • Arkwright Scholars (D&T)
  • Industrial Cadets Bronze (Y8) and Gold (Y12)
  • KS3 D&T Lunchtime Club
  • KS4 CAD Club (D&T)
  • Science Live Visits (GCSE & A-level)
  • Physics Lecture Trips
  • Count Me In – Maths
  • KS3 Science Club


  • Football
  • Dance
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Badminton
  • Cross-country running
  • Dodgeball
  • Swimming
  • Active-U [Sixth Form]
  • Ski trip

Other Opportunities

  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
    – DofE Bronze Award (Y9)
    – DofE Silver Award (Y10-11)
    – DofE Gold Award (Y12-13)
  • Pre-GCE Teacher Training Course (Y12)
  • Extended Project Qualification – EPQ (Y12)
  • International School Visits – India & Kenya

There are also lots of trips and other activities run as part of the curriculum offer. For example, history trips to Conwy Castle and Tudor World, geography trips to Swanage and Carding Mill Valley and art trips to galleries in London.

For any co-curricular activity enquires please contact Mr Tibbits, Co-curricular Activities Coordinator: