Congratulations to our Debating Teams

Friday 19th January 2018

Congratulations to our Year 10 debating teams (Mohammed Danyaal H, Connie S, Amrit A, Moshin A, Simran A, Harmanpreet S, Zainab I, Josh L, Lauren K and Nathan H) who were successful at this weeks debate.

Thank you to Mrs Williamson who has organised and trained the debating teams.

Parent/Carers Survey

Monday 15th January 2018

We have published an online survey to capture parents/ carers views of the City of Derby Academy (the link to the survey is below).
The survey consists of 13 questions and will take approx. 2-3 minutes to complete.

We would appreciate your feedback.


Friday 12th January 2018

A massive well done to our Year 7, 8 & 9 Netball teams for their great performance during last night’s games. There was a noticeable improvement in how all year groups played and, Year 9 won 6-3!

Also, thank you to the students who came along to support and encourage the teams. It was lovely to see.


Thursday 11th January 2018

Congratulations to our Year 10 debating team who won their first debate last night.

Mr Smith (Proud Headteacher) was delighted to hear the fantastic news. Well done to:

Connie Spencer, Simran Ark, Mohsin Ali and Amrit Ark.


REMINDER – Year 9 Parents Evening

Thursday 11th January 2018

Our Year 9 Parents Evening will be held on Wednesday 24th January from 4pm – 7pm.

Your child will be required to make appointments with all of her/his subject teachers to give you the opportunity to meet them. We will explain the appointment booking process with students in school.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school for what will be a valuable and informative evening.

Year 11 Parents Evening and Careers Event – Tuesday 9th January 2018

Friday 5th January 2018

We are looking forward to seeing Y11 parents/ carers next Tuesday 9th January at our Year 11 Parents’ Evening/ Careers Event. This is a great opportunity to discuss and review your child’s progress.

The evening will also include a careers event. Local employers, training providers and colleges will be available throughout the evening. You can find out about and discuss vacancies, Apprenticeships and a variety of opportunities for your child’s next stage in life.


Year 9 Christmas Bag Pack

Monday 18th December 2017

Form 9S represented CoDA exceptionally well when they completed a Christmas bag pack at Asda on the 18th December.

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Thank You!

Tuesday 12th December 2017

We would like to thank Martin and his team for all of their hard-work over the past few days, ensuring the school is kept safe for visitors, staff and students. The team have worked tirelessly to clear footpaths, the car park and playgrounds in extreme conditions and temperatures.


Preparations for Bad Weather

Friday 8th December 2017

Snow is forecast over the next few days and it is our intention to open as normal, however, if the weather affects the safety of our students and staff, then the decision to close might have to be made.

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CoDA Celebrates the Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad

Friday 1st December 2017

Today, the City of Derby Academy have celebrated the birthday of the prophet Muhammad.

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