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

Early Closure – Monday 17th June

June 2019

Reminder: The Academy will close to students at 12:25 on Monday 17th June for staff development training.

If you are unable to provide supervision for you child(ren) please inform the year team as soon as possible so this can be provided in school.
Many thanks

TV Appearance

June 2019

A and M Reeves who attend CoDA appeared on East Midlands tonight and BBC news yesterday (6th June 2019) to share their recent trip to Normandy with the cadets for the D-Day landing memorials.

Well done to you both 🙂👍

Year 10 Mock Exams

June 2019

Year 10 students will be given a letter and schedule on Monday providing them and parents/carers with information about the upcoming mock exams.  The letter can be found on our website under the letters section.

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Forthcoming Events

Tue 2nd Jul
Year 6 Transition Day
Wed 3rd Jul
Year 6 Transition Day
Thu 4th Jul
Uniform Pop-up Shop
Fri 19th Jul
Last Day of Term



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