Open Events & Private Tours

Come and visit Derby High School and have a private tour of our wonderful school.

You will have the opportunity to visit our co-educational Infants School, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form. Join us to view all our fantastic facilities, including our design technology suite, art room and gallery, food and nutrition area, music and performance rooms, sports hall and field along with our newly refurbished science laboratories. 

Please note that social distancing must be adhered to at all times whilst on site.

To register for a private tour please contact our Registrar, Miss Sue Callaghan via email admissions@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk, telephone 01332 514267, or via the enquiry form at the bottom of this page. Once you have registered, Miss Callaghan will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your visit. We look forward to welcoming you to Derby High School. 

Senior School Experience Day - Thursday 24th June 2021 

Spend the day in our Senior School and take part in our exciting CSI Style Forensic Science Workshop. A practical and hands on workshop to engage young minds. 

This exciting experience day is open to all pupils from schools currently in Year 5. 

Booking is essential for this popular event and spaces are limited. For further information and to book onto this event please contact our Registrar, Ms Callaghan via email admissions@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk or by telephone 01332 514267. 

Watch our Pre-School & Reception Open Morning From Saturday 5th December

Our Pre-School and Reception Open Morning is now available to watch online. If you were unable to join us for the live event you can click here to watch online.

During this video you will hear from Mr Harper, Head of Primary and our early years specialist teachers. Along with presentations from key teaching staff, viewers will have chance to hear from our happy children and see our wonderful facilities. 

For enquiries to join our Pre-School or Reception please contact Miss Callaghan, Registrar, on 01332 514267, email admissions@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk or fill out the online form at the bottom of this page. 

Watch our Virtual Open Morning From 13th March  

Our last Virtual Open Morning took place on Saturday 13th March and can be viewed by clicking here. This was an opportunity to join us online with a live Q & A session. You will be able to watch our Head, students and key members of teaching staff expanding on the benefits of choosing Derby High, where your child’s individual potential will be nurtured and where they will feel happy and thrive.

This video is for anyone interested in learning more about our school and is relevant for any year of entry, from our Pre-School through to Sixth Form.  

To register for our next Virtual Open Morning please contact our Registrar, Miss Sue Callaghan via email admissions@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk, telephone 01332 514267, or via the enquiry form at the bottom of this page. Once the next date has been set you will be sent a link via email to join our event. 

Watch our Sixth Form Virtual Event From 13th May 

Our latest Sixth Form event was on Thursday 13th May and can now be viewed by clicking here. Our Head, Mrs Amy Chapman, and our Head of Sixth Form, Mr Joe Gallagher, explain how Derby High Sixth Form offers students a carefully balanced combination of challenge and support with the aim of preparing them effectively for their next steps after school.

You can select presentations on specific A level subjects which interest you and take the opportunity to virtually look around our Senior School. The presentations also expand on why you should consider choosing Derby High School's Sixth Form, covering the outstanding facilities and programme of co-curricular activities for students.

For more information on joining our Sixth Form please contact our Registrar, Miss Sue Callaghan via email admissions@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk, telephone 01332 514267, or via the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.


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