Breaking Free

The Derby has staged a magnificent version of High School Musical over three nights. The audience has been spellbound by superb acting and emotional vocal performances as the love story between High School Basketball star Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez,  Read More …

Girls excel at Barclays event

Twelve, year 9 girls from The Derby were enthusiastic and committed, to rise to the challenge of the ‘IT Girls Allowed’ event organised by Barclays. The girls braved the early start as they journeyed to The Barclays Technology Centre, Radbroke, Read More …

Getting ready for success

Zainab Azam, accompanied by Mrs Brigham, was given expert tuition in her quest to win the ‘Young Chef’ competition. The event, at the Marriott Hotel at Manchester Airport, prepared the chefs, from the various schools, for the exciting 2 hour Read More …

Uniting against hate crime

The whole of year 8 experienced hate crime awareness in a day full of challenging activities that led them to unite as a school community against hate crime. A powerful message of what a hate crime is began the day. Read More …

Poetry live!

By the time John Agard entered the stage to close the event the atmosphere was electric! Inspirational poets delivered some evocative readings of their works to our year 11 students at The Palace Theatre in Manchester. The Poetry Live event Read More …

A menu of delight!

Greenhill Primary School year 5 students came to visit and excelled in a variety of taster subjects. Mono printing, science, samba and spring rolls were on the menu, as they enjoyed their learning in a high school environment. The day Read More …

A night of celebration!

The Winter Wonderland festival of events ended our term as a fitting celebration of our students’ skills and talents. Beginning with the festive Maker’s Market at 5:30pm, where a plethora of stalls provided highly desirable gifts and moving to the Read More …

A time for charity

Mr Kerr used the last week of term to highlight the importance of giving of our time, our money, to others in acts of charity. He said charity can take many forms such as helping, donating, volunteering and being a Read More …