University familiarisation

Our Year 8 Gateways cohort, on a trip to University of Manchester, experienced what university was like in the form of several exciting workshops, in a fast-paced day that left them considerably richer in knowledge concerning university courses. The discussions Read More …

Tamed

A selection of our students with a keen interest in science seized the opportunity of going on a superb after school event at Bolton School. It was an evening with Professor Alice Roberts. Professor Roberts focused on the amazing stories Read More …

Enterprise Game runners up

The Derby High School hosted the Enterprise Game Challenge. The game has been successfully run for ten years now. Four other schools took up the challenge: St Gabriel’s RC High School, Bury Church Of England High School, Hazelwood Academy and Read More …

Creative careers

Careers in the creative industries are growing rapidly, that is why it is crucial for our students to be immersing themselves in the locations and opportunities surrounding us. It was with that in mind that the trip for Year 10 Read More …

Rising to the challenge

The Derby High School’s innovative Design and Technology department hosted one of the North West regional Faraday Challenge STEM day. The Technology department organised the day and invited other schools to ensure that the day provided a high level of Read More …

Remembrance

Our events for Remembrance took the form of daily assemblies for each year group, Senior Student Leaders and our Headteacher, joining the Bury Parade on Remembrance Sunday and marking Armistice Day with the playing of The Last Post and displaying Read More …

Enquiry based learning

Our Year 11 students participated in their final Gateway trip at Manchester University. The five-year programme came to its conclusion with an energized session that culminated in creative presentations. The day started with an introduction to teaching and learning at Read More …

Powerful performance

All Year 10 students received a hard-hitting theatrical performance designed to get them thinking more clearly regarding our relationships with others and how alcohol impacts on these. There was a specific focus on how drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm Read More …

A superb musical celebration

The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Lancashire) and Corps of Drums played to a sell out audience at The Derby High School in a breathtaking programme of stunning performances. The concert to celebrate the Chair of Governors Colonel Read More …