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 …

The spirit of determination

The girls who represented The Derby’s year 9 football team in the Bury Schools Tournament at Woodhey High School shone brightly as they showed drive and determination in abundance. Absenteeism of some of the stars of the team left the Read More …

Restorative Practice session amazes delegates

Derby students exhibited amazing leadership skills as they enthused and motivated delegates at the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Network Event organised by Bury Children’s Trust. The Derby ran two emotionally powerful workshops, on Restorative Practice, alongside two students from Holy Read More …

Enterprise Excitement

The Enterprise Challenge at Tottington High School was a morning of intense competition as our year 10s battled to attempt to lift the trophy for winning the Enterprise Game. They fell short of this lofty target but left having learned Read More …