Dynamic way to raise attaintment

Fun, competitive and mentally challenging are all words that are apt to describe the action packed session that our year 10 students took part in at Manchester Metropolitan University, as the wonderful series of  sessions of the Mathematics Club continued. Read More …

Formidable Faraday Challenge.

Year 8 students at The Derby seized the opportunity to take part in the Faraday Challenge at Manchester University. This was a superb event delivered by The Institution of Engineering and Technology, in partnership with Thorpe Park and sponsored by Read More …

Creative Conductors!

Our year 7 students put on their Eon lab coats and quickly immersed themselves in the fantastic Creative Conductors workshop. The two hour session, in one of our amazing new science labs, ensured that they learned about energy conduction, circuits Read More …

Year 9 Shine In Ryman Challenge

The National Enterprise Challenge-Ryman Challenge was enthusiastically delivered by four facilitators to the whole of Year 9. The students immersed themselves in the challenge superbly and undertook the task to create a dynamic new advertising campaign to replace the existing Back Read More …

Book Factor delights audience

The Book Factor attracted a large number of entrants as teachers read extracts from exciting novels, in a bid to be crowned champion for 2018. They performed in front of a group of teacher judges who had very high expectations! Read More …

Rewarding Success

The after school rewards trip, to AMF Bowling on the Rock in  Bury, was a great event. Featuring outstanding students from across  year groups, this was a superb opportunity to celebrate student success. The competition was intense but Emma Kay Read More …

Skills North West career showcase

Year 10 students from The Derby High School enjoyed exploring different career/learning destinations at the Skills North West Careers Event at Event City, Manchester. The showcase enabled students to try interactive exhibits, talk to employers and find out about a Read More …

Our amazing mentors

The Derby High mentors are performing a superb role as ambassadors for the Derby High School. Representatives were at the Longfield Suite for the poignant Holocaust Memorial event, held at the end of January. Jemma Bowkett and Ben Houghton read Read More …