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

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Easter School

April 2019

🐥🥚🐰Easter School🐰🥚🐥

Over the Easter break there is an opportunity for year 11 students to attend revision sessions. Students have been given the timetable for these sessions this week.

In addition, maths revision sessions are as follows:

🐣Thursday 18th April – (x2) Higher and Foundation
🐣Thursday 25th April – (x1) Higher
🐣Friday 26th April – (x1) Foundation

These will be from 10:00-12:30 each day.

Please advise your child to support their revision with MathsWatch ‘set task’ completion and ‘independent work’

Many thanks

Spring 2019 CoDA Newsletter

April 2019

City of Derby Academy Spring Newsletter is now available. Students will be given a copy today to take home.


Early Closure

March 2019

In order for the school to continue to improve I will be providing further opportunities for my staff to receive vital training and development.  This will mean that I will be closing the school at 12:25 for two days in June and July. Further details can be found following the link below.

Students will be handed the letter during form time today to take home. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with school if you have any questions.

Early Closures 2019 0319

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Forthcoming Events

Mon 29th Apr
First Day of Term
Thu 2nd May
Uniform Pop-up Shop 15:00 – 16:15
Mon 6th May
Bank Holiday – School Closed
Wed 15th May
Year 10 Parents’ Evening 16:00 – 19:00


7th Jan 2019
21st Dec 2018


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