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

Rolls Royce – Young Apprenticeships

March 2018

This year we have the opportunity for Year 9 students to apply for a Young Apprenticeship with Rolls-Royce. This is a high quality engineering based course at Roll-Royce for one day each week. Rolls-Royce will be hosting an open evening to explain the process  on 10th April 2018.

Students who are interested will be given a letter to take home (an electronic version can be found under the ‘letters and forms’ section on our website).

For more information about the apprenticeship and the opening evening, please click on the link below:




Year 11 Revision Sessions

March 2018

The GCSE examinations begin on Monday 14th May – that is only 5 weeks after the Easter holiday.

We want to support students as much as possible in preparing for these examinations, so we will be offering extra revision sessions during the Easter holidays. Please click on the link below for details:


Spring Newsletter

March 2018

Our Spring newsletter will going home with students tomorrow. You can find an electronic version by clicking the link below;


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Forthcoming Events

Mon 9th Apr
All students back to school
Fri 25th May
3.00pm School closes for Holiday
Mon 4th Jun
All students back to school
Wed 27th Jun
Year 8 Parents Evening


Class Chart App
30th Jan 2018
Calais Trip 2018
11th Jan 2018


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