Mission Statement

School Motto:

Excellence, Tradition and Imagination

Mission Statement

THE DERBY HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE & ARTS COLLEGE

At the Derby High School we strive for excellence in all we do, we are proud of the history and the traditions that have helped define our school. We challenge you to work hard, to make the most of the opportunities that the school offers and to use your imagination to truly think and believe you can be the best.

Our school community is united in common values around the 7Rs. We ensure our students are Ready, Respectful, Resourceful, Reasonable, Responsible, create the Right Impression and importantly are Resilient.

We are seeking to drive forward a ‘Resilient School’ agenda that will impact across all members of the school community (students, parents and staff). We will provide rich experiences and opportunities that ensure that our students are fully prepared for the world of work, ready to lead the way, shape the future and make a difference to society. Ultimately we want our students to enjoy learning and lead happy and fulfilling lives.

R  =  REAL WORLD

E  =  ENGAGING & ENRICHING

S  =  SKILLS FOR LIFE

I  =  INCLUSIVE

L  =  LEADERSHIP

I  =  INDEPENDENCE

E  =  ENCOURAGES REFLECTION

N  =  NEXT STEPS

C  =  CHALLENGE

E  =  ETHICS & EMPATHY