Gateway to University

Our Year 7 Gateway cohort had a fantastic day discovering the world of Higher Education at The University of Manchester. For many of them it was their first opportunity to see a university and find out what university life is Read More …

Expert coaching

Mr Geoff Kirkman, one of our school governors, drew on his vast business acumen, as he delivered an insightful lesson to year 10 GCSE Business students, regarding setting up a business. Mr Kirkman, who works for the social enterprise, Emerging Read More …

Local Authority SEND review

      Ofsted Agora 6 Cumberland Ple Nottingham NG1  6HJ   Textphone 0161 618 8524 www.gov.uk/ofsted Lasend.support@ofsted.gov.uk   30 April 2019  Letter to be circulated to parents and carers by Bury Metropolitan Borough Council Re-visit of Bury issued with Read More …

Exploring Media City

A bright, sun drenched, Media City was the venue for our Year 11 Geography students as they conducted their field study. Looking at the key features of the location, they were able to clearly see the grandeur of the location Read More …

Great minds collaborate

A superb, innovative, GCSE revision session took place this week, as high achieving Derby High students, from year 11, travelled to Woodhey High School, to work alongside the eager Woodhey students. This session was led by The Derby’s Mrs Booth Read More …

Motivated for Success

As we begin our new term let’s build on the success of our outstanding students from last term. Blue star badges were given to outstanding students who received the highest attitude to learning average. A superb number of students have Read More …

PUBLIC HEALTH MESSAGE – MEASLES

There is currently a measles outbreak in Greater Manchester .Measles is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus that can lead to serious complications such as liver infection (hepatitis), squints in the eyes, infection of the membranes surrounding the Read More …

Planting a woodland

The Derby High School Nature Club, celebrated the 350 trees that they were gifted from the Woodland Trust by organising a superb community event. The Friends of The Derby, students, parents/carers, a Metrolink representative and teachers joined together to engage in Read More …

Geographers shine in the sun

The sun shone down on our year 11 Geographers, as they conducted their valuable field trip work at Media City. This Human Investigation was an integral part of their GCSE. The students had to conduct surveys, carefully sketch their environment Read More …

Showcasing opportunities

The Skills North West at Event City had a huge range of exhibitors, showcasing a vast range of opportunities. Our year 10 students enjoyed touring the hall determined to have a go at the activities on offer and find out Read More …