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

Year 11 Parents’ Evening/Careers Event

January 2019

Year 11 Parents’ Evening and Careers Event will take place this Wednesday 16th January 16:00 – 19:00. There will be a careers marketplace taking place and a different format to the evening. A letter will be sent home with students.


January 2019

Following our Academy Council meeting late last year, students asked for lockers to be made available in school.

We are pleased to announce that lockers were installed over the Christmas holidays and are available to hire direct from ILS Ltd.

Letters will be sent home with students this week. A copy of the letter has been uploaded on our website.

Year 11 Parents/Carers

December 2018

Dear Year 11 Parents/Carers.

A letter regarding English/maths revision has been posted to you which you will receive in the next few days. Within the maths letter there is a mention of a website to visit, the actual web address: http://www.vle.mathswatch.co.uk which is slightly different to the one published in the letter.


Kind regards

Mr Howell

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Forthcoming Events

Wed 30th Jan
Year 9 Parents’ Evening 16:00 – 19:00
Thu 7th Feb
Uniform Pop-up Shop 15:00 – 16:15
Wed 13th Feb
Year 9 Options Evening 16:00 – 19:00
Fri 15th Feb
Last Day of Term


7th Jan 2019
21st Dec 2018


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