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 …

Winners!

The Derby High School scooped first prize in the 2018 Junior MasterChef Completion! Our three, amazing, Year 10 teams, toiled with enthusiasm in the kitchens, to produce some stunning results. Zainab Azam and Afreen Kayani’s freshly made pasta with chicken Read More …

Building Enigma Machines

Our year 10s headed to Falinge Park in Rochdale, to participate in their final Bletchley Park workshop. This was particularly special because they were able to build their own Enigma Machine and use it to encrypt words. To inspire them, Read More …

Gateway opened to university exploration

Our Year 7s were introduced to the excitement of embarking on the university experience. The ‘Gateway Programme’ at the University of Manchester took them on a scenic campus tour. Our ambassador ensured that they were armed with just enough facts Read More …