Nature Ninjas battle hard

The Derby High ‘Nature Ninjas’ put up a good fight in the final of the RHS Green ‘Plan it’ Challenge at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. Their concept was amazing; a garden based on the four seasons, in four sections, each Read More …

The Knead for Speed

Manchester University lecturers delivered a highly competitive, engaging, engineering challenge for students in the ‘Knead for Speed’. Students posted their thoughts on what an engineer was and had their misconceptions rectified as Adrian the leader of the session explained that Read More …

School of Materials visit intrigues

Derby Year 10 students were given the opportunity to visit the School of Materials, at Manchester University, in an event that opened their eyes to career opportunities in this field. Dr Ed Pickering gave a succinct overview of materials in Read More …

Windswept students perform admirably

Thornton Cleveleys was the venue for the Year 11 Geography Field Trip. The students battled the elements on the beach as they measured the Groynes and observed the strength, effectiveness and the aesthetics of the other sea defences such as Read More …

Year 8 Gateway

The Derby High School Year 8s enjoyed an action packed day on the Manchester University Year 8 Gateway Trip. Visual illusions, scientifically testing the strength of chocolate bars and cracking Icelandic codes were all features of the day. Each of Read More …

Presentation Evening 2017

PRESENTATION EVENING 2017  The Derby’s Presentation evening was a superb celebratory event. It remembered the Class of 2017 and was a chance for students to meet up for one last time at the school and reflect on their achievements. Speeches Read More …