Science Share Spectacular

The Great Science Share at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester was a  spectacular event. The event spearheaded by Dr Lynne Bianchi of The University of Manchester aims to to encourage learning, creativity and confidence in science. The aim of the Read More …

Dragon Fly Day Delights

Year 10 girls from The Derby were encouraged to consider the wonders of engineering as a career as they visited Salford University for Dragon Fly Day. After a presentation informing them about civil and structural engineering they were quickly engaged in Read More …

Bolton Children’s Fiction Awards

Derby students enjoyed an inspiring visit to Bolton School for the annual Bolton Children’s Fiction Awards. As the students entered the hall they were met by superb short films made to advertise the six shortlisted books. Three of the authors Read More …

Superb showcase of talent

Three teams of Derby High students (the most represented by any single school in the final) provided a spectacular display of boundless enthusiasm, drive and determination in the RSA Student Design Awards at RSA House in London. This was the Read More …

Insight into industry

Derby Business students engaged in a superb insight into industry as they were visited at The Derby by a team of staff from Marshall’s construction site in Ramsbottom. The staff explained their roles and responsibilities and their career pathways. Videos Read More …

Rising to the challenge

Derby High School year 9 pupils rose to the challenge at Holy Cross College, as they participated in an array of fascinating activities, immersing themselves in the Science Challenge Day 2017. Working in teams, consisting of a mix of Bury Read More …

Exploring Engineering

The University of Salford was the venue for the ‘Women in Engineering’ an event that encouraged year 7 girls to consider the myriad career opportunities open to them in engineering and engaging in a series of practical workshops. The workshops Read More …

Stock Market gains

The Derby’s Business students were able to almost double their money in the HSBC Sponsored Stock Market Challenge at The University of Manchester’s spectacular Whitworth Hall. The challenge was an intense and there were over twenty schools competing. The aim Read More …

Master chefs in waiting

Derby High students embraced the opportunity of showcasing their talents at Junior Masterchef held at Bury College. The annual event involves a range of Bury Schools whose teams are tasked to cook a main course and a dessert. The Derby’s Read More …