Monthly Archives: January 2018

Students were inspired by an elite athlete as part of a series of workshops designed to raise their aspirations. Four times BMX World Champion Kelvin Batey visited the academy with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust as part of its Aspiring Minds programme. He talked to Year 10 students about his own life and career and […]

A Year 9 student has been selected for a prestigious national role which will see him represent young Deaf people across the UK. Reuben Litherland has been chosen to become a representative on the Youth Deaf Advisory Board for the National Deaf Children’s Society. The 13-year-old, who has been Deaf since birth, was one of […]

The achievements of students were celebrated at our Presentation Evening. Students from last year’s Year 11, 12 and 13 cohort attended the event along with their families and staff members. The Mayor of Derby, Councillor John Whitby, was the guest of honour and there were musical performances from the Saint Benedict Big Band and the […]