Summer School on the farm

Our Science and Arts Summer School enjoyed two days gaining an insight into the science of farming. The first day involved the journey down to Shropshire to see the Action Scott working farm. This amazing farm gave them an insight Read More …

Derby Dazzles at 60

The Derby High School enjoyed an amazing evening celebrating its 60th Anniversary. Lord Derby was one of the school’s special guests and they were also joined by the Mayor of Bury. It was fantastic advert for the whole school community Read More …

Future Opportunities Challenge

Our outstanding students from Year 10 were chosen to compete in the ‘Future Opportunities Challenge’ at Holy Cross College. They rose to the challenge with an array of innovative ideas and some superb teamwork. The challenge involved groups, consisting of Read More …

Dragonfly day

Our year 10 girls enjoyed a fabulous day at Salford University partaking in a variety of engineering tasks. This annual event always provides the opportunity for our girls to show their skill and ingenuity as they compete against other schools.  Read More …

Bury STEM Challenge Day

Holy Cross College was the venue for the highly challenging STEM event. The action packed day mixes schools into small teams who compete against each other in a series of activities. Designing and building racing cars, performing A and E Read More …

A taste of success

The whole of year 10 ventured to Bury College to gain an understanding of the subjects and areas they wish to study post 16 and get a feel for college life. Spending the whole day at the college give them Read More …

Escape Room

We are always looking for new opportunities for our students and the chance to participate in Bury College’s Science Escape Room was a challenge we wanted to seize! Eight year 9 students from The Derby split into two teams. they Read More …