I am delighted, and very proud, to be the Headteacher at the City of Derby Academy. Students are at the heart of everything we do and we aim to provide all students with an engaging and enjoyable learning experience which will develop both academic and personal success.

Mr P Smith

Latest News

Breakfast Club

September 2020

We are delighted to announce that our breakfast club will be returning on Monday 21st September, starting at 8.00 am. To ensure we keep everyone safe, we have issued some information on how students will enter the club including where they will be located.

We advise that you read the information carefully with you child. Late students or students not following the guidance will result in no admission.


Summer Reading Challenge

July 2020

The Week Junior have published a Summer reading challenge. All you have to do to take part is find a book to read, review and submit your reviews. It’s easy to get involved and there are some fantastic prizes up for grabs. Follow the link below


June 2020

Free website developed by teachers for families, packed with short learning activities to complement schools’ support for home learning. Some great resources that you can access from home.

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Forthcoming Events

Wed 7th Oct
Year 6 Opening Evening
Tue 20th Oct
Year 7-11 Tutor Evening
SEND Parent Review Meeting
Fri 23rd Oct



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