Science and Imagination

Year 7 classes enjoyed a series of exciting virtual presentations from experts as part of the National Literacy Trust’s Literacy for Learning Secondary School Festival of Science and Imagination. Two of the highlights were ‘My Science Story’ a live interactive Read More …

Rising to the challenge

Students from year 9 seized the opportunity to go to Challenge 4 Change in Manchester. The centre contains a 35 feet high Aerial Trek, which incorporates Jacob’s Ladder, Climbing Wall, Traversing Beam and much more. The students began their day Read More …

Teams Stars and more..

It was fantastic to celebrate the achievements of our students’ amazing work this term. We have a robust rewards system but, as we adapted to the changing situation this term, the idea of ‘Teams Stars’ was born to reflect the Read More …

Comic Relief brings joy

The Derby High School celebrated Red Nose Day in style as the Expressive Arts Team put on a plethora of amazing lessons. The lessons began with a quiz, then a discussion of the importance of Comic Relief, accompanied by a Read More …

Momentous Book Club

The Student Book Club met for the second time over Microsoft Teams and it was a momentous occasion. None other than Peter Bunzl himself, author of the Cogheart book they had been reading, made a special guest appearance. Mr Bunzl Read More …

In Wonderland

Our Winter Wonderland online celebration of the season contained a vibrant array of talent. A superb blend of different genres such as dance, singing, solo musical performances, comedy, animation, band performances, choirs and much more, thrilled the virtual audience. It Read More …

Stars of the season

Its always great to celebrate the success of our students. Here are a selection of photographs that illustrate our students’ successes from each year group. Amazing achievers from our rewards assemblies, in each year group, getting an array of certificates Read More …

Since 9/11 Student Summit

The ‘Since 9/11 Virtual Student Summit’ was a very poignant and powerful event that our Year 11 students participated in. ITN footage from the 9/11 attacks and subsequent terror attacks were shown. Students were left in no doubt about the Read More …