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 …

Book Factor Success

A packed audience in the Library witnessed The Derby Book Factor as Ms Clarke and Mr Hurst battled it out in a closely contested event. The way the teachers portrayed the characters and powerfully read the stories captivated the audience. Read More …

Remembering Mrs Byrne

The Derby High School is mourning the loss of former Headteacher Alyson Byrne. She suddenly passed away on Friday 17th February 2017 after a relatively short illness less than two years after her retirement in December 2015. Mrs. Byrne was born Read More …

Harry Potter Celebration

If like Dumbledore says it is our choices that matter, then The Derby chose an excellent showcase of activities to fire students up for the annual Harry Potter Book Night. Mr Boylan as a stylish Harry Potter thrilled the audience Read More …

How to Hack Your Home

Year 7 Derby Students were inspired by Professor Danielle George’s unique lecture entitled: “Sparks will Fly: How to Hack your Home” as they visited the Lowry on Salford Quays. With everyday technologies expanding so fast Professor George wants young people Read More …