Exploring sea defences

Our year 11 Geographers enjoyed a windswept day exploring the beach at Cleveleys on the Fylde Coast. The purpose of the visit was to complete a study on the sea defenses. The students took measurements of the Groynes to look Read More …

Cooking to win!

Mariyah Muhammad is looking to continue her winning streak as she goes to Leeds in the next round of the Young Chef Competition. Having already triumphed in the internal round at The Derby, in the local heat at Bolton School Read More …

Wild World Showcase

The Derby High supported by ‘Friends of The Derby’ welcomed ‘Crocodile Joe’ to perform his Wild World showcase for a range of excited classes. He shared with students some of his adventures and brought in some amazing animals. Beginning with Read More …

Book Factor

A highlight of the week of events celebrating World Book Day is always our annual Book Factor. Talented teachers perform dramatic readings in front of judges and a captive audience. This year the competition was as fierce as ever, with Read More …

Unveiling Islam

Year 10 GCSE RE students were inspired by Yasma Osman, a speaker from the Unveiling Islam initiative, which is part of the Myriad Foundation. She gave a students a fabulous insight into the five pillars of Islam, which form the Read More …

Gateway variety

The Year 9 Gateway trip provided a chance to participate in a wide variety of exciting activities. From classifying mythical beasts, looking at proteins in a session on the machinery of the cell to focusing on the appalling social conditions Read More …

Samaritans visit

The importance of talking and knowing that you will be listened to, when you are in crisis, was the clear message delivered to our year 9 students during R Time, from Samaritans. Our two guest speakers talked about emotional well Read More …

Exploring University

Our Year 10 students braved a wind and rain swept Manchester as they explored Manchester Metropolitan University. The campus tour gave them an understanding of where to study, the type of accommodation they might live in in their first year, Read More …

The drive for success

Former student Multazim Zia returned to The Derby High School to deliver a session, in R Time, on business ideas and smart thinking. The audience of Business students enjoyed getting involved in the session that focused on what type of Read More …

Grundy Day Care

A selection of students from Year 7 and Year 10, who were involved in the Christmas Hamper Collection for the Grundy Day Care and the paired reading scheme, thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the Wellington Road centre. Spread across three Read More …