Animal magic!

The Science and Arts Summer School for Year 9 students was a fascinating exploration of animal life. Instilling in the pupils the ability to identify birds and other animals was the first theory task in the classroom, expertly done by Read More …

Fantastic Prizegiving!

Our Lower School Prizegiving was a fantastic event, a chance to reward our students with subject, attendance, pastoral and special awards. The Mayor of Bury Councillor Jane Black and our Chair of Governors Colonel Eric Davidson presented prizes. Our Headteacher Read More …

Fabulous Festival

The Derby’s festival for the community to celebrate the opening of the new STEAM Garden was truly fabulous! An array of stalls were on hand for guests to enjoy as singing, music and dance lit up the stage.  Headteacher, Ms Read More …

Full Steam Ahead!

The Derby High School is preparing for our ‘Steam Garden’ Celebration on 12th July. The evening event that runs from 6pm-8pm at the school is a festival for the community where an exciting programme of musical and theatrical performances will Read More …

Rising to the challenge

The venue may have changed but the event was as exciting as ever. The Annual Stock Market Challenge in The University of Manchester’s Great Hall, in the Sackville Street Building, featured 22 Schools competing for the top prize. Our Year Read More …

Festival of Chemistry challenges

The Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry 2018, sponsored by Lanxess, engaged an enthusiastic team of four, Year 7 students, in two challenging tasks, as they battled against 15 other schools! Our team put on their lab coats and googles and Read More …

Year 10 Gateway

Our year 10 Gateway cohort enjoyed a fantastic day at Manchester University, enhancing their knowledge of Higher Education. The morning session focused on the skills learned in Higher Education and how it benefits learners, in an ever changing world, that Read More …

Media City giants!

Our Year 9 finalists on the I Am Creative project grew in statue as our three teams delivered, confident, dynamic performances. Fulfilling the brief to create an advertising campaign, to showcase Radio 1’s Big Weekend, they each came up with Read More …

The brilliance of numbers!

“Colourful, vibrant and fun”. These words capture the essence of the Math Magic event at the Whitworth Art Gallery,  an event run by University of Manchester. The PGCE Maths students led the fantastic series of workshops. Derby students were immersed Read More …