The Class Of 2022

– The Derby High School is once again delighted with the GCSE performance of its students this year. The students have faced unprecedented challenges including; school closures, multiple periods of isolation and remote working. Their resilience, determination and hard work has Read More …

Armistice Day reflections

12/11/2021 We marked Armistice Day with the whole school falling silent to remember the fallen soldiers and reflect on the impact of war. In the STEAM Garden, the Last Post was played and our Headteacher, Luke P, represented the cadets, Read More …

Inspiring results!

The words of Headteacher Ms Hubert encapsulate our students success: “After a somewhat challenging year we are delighted that students at TDHS have once again performed well at GCSE level. They have overcome so much to achieve these outstanding results Read More …

Inspired to make a difference

The end of term finished in celebratory style at The Derby with our fabulous Year Group Prizegivings! This was the time to join together as a school community and rejoice together, recognising the determination, motivation and drive that our students Read More …

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 …