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 …

Majestic Dove Stone Scenery!

Our fabulous Nature Club enjoyed one of their biggest adventures yet, as they ventured out to Dove Stone RSPB Nature Reserve. They embarked on a five mile exploration, as they absorbed the beauty of the captivating scenery and amazing birdlife. Read More …

Wise Up!

Our Year 10 Aspirational Leadership Spirit cohort are eagerly awaiting the exciting summer school, ‘Wise Up’, a four day residential experience at the University of Manchester. Sam Kalubowila, Head of Greater Manchester Higher, visited the group to expound the myriad Read More …

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 …