The Derby top for progress

The Derby High School is celebrating the huge success of its class of 2017! The hardworking students ensured that the school has risen to the top of the Progress 8 league table for Bury Schools. Progress 8 is a key Read More …

Gateway Greats

Gateway Greats Our Year 11 students showed they had ‘Skills for Success’ in their final Gateways session at Manchester University. The diverse programme equips students with the essential information about Higher Education using Tutors and Ambassadors to be key role Read More …

Inspiring RHS Launch

The Derby’s year 8 student representatives in the Royal Horticultural Challenge relished the opportunity to work as a team as they embarked on the first step of the competition at The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. Naming themselves ‘Nature Ninjas’ Read More …

Exploring Bletchley Park

Thirty Year 10 students explored the code breaking wonders of Bletchley Park in a fascinating trip. As the students travelled to the venue they viewed the Imitation Game to enhance their understanding of Alan Turing and the code-breakers. A guide Read More …

Ocean exploration

The Science and Arts Summer School was an action packed two days of experiencing the science and beauty of the oceans. Beginning in school, students explored the theory of pressure, then journeyed to Liverpool to explore the remains of U-534, Read More …

Fantastic experience at BJL

Our Creative Digital Media lead learners paid a visit to the BJL Agency in Manchester as part of a two day Summer School which explored the creative and integrated advertising process from design brief to delivery. Students were given a Read More …

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 …