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Sean Triumphs With English Language

Derby Grammar School student, Sean Pearce, has won first prize in the ISA Sixth Form Essay Competition 2017.

With a fascinating piece titled Language as a Tool of Oppression, Sean examines how politicians use language, and how oratory is...read more

The New GCSE Grading System Explained

There has been a certain amount of fuss made about the new GCSE grades in recent weeks. Those taking GCSEs in English language, English literature and maths this summer will find they receive number grades, not letters as in the past.

The...read more

A Sterling Performance at Derby Arts Festival

Derby Arts Festival has been taking place all this month. Affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, the Derby Festival attracts over 2000 entries each year across multiple categories.

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Biology Olympiad Success for Derby Grammar Pupils

Derby Grammar School’s reputation for achievement in the sciences is well known, and now our Biology pupils have been recognised for their excellence and achievement in the British Biology Olympiad (BBO).

In 2017 more than 7500 students...read more