Derby Grammar School

Head's Welcome

Derby Grammar School is a leading independent school for children in the East Midlands aged between 4 – 18. Located in the Derbyshire suburbs of Littleover and conveniently positioned less than two miles from the A38, our secluded grounds provide the perfect setting for a first-class educational experience.

Becoming fully co-educational in 2023, Derby Grammar School is committed to supporting family life and representing modern society.

A message from the Acting Head, Mr Paul Hilliam

At Derby Grammar School we aim to fulfill the potential of all our pupils by providing an exciting and stimulating environment, both in the classroom and in the many co-curricular activities pupils enjoy. 

"Our ethos is Excellence, Encouragement and Enrichment".

Dedicated staff provide outstanding pastoral care and bring education to life, allowing pupils to grow in confidence and excel academically. Our pupils are well prepared for the next steps in their educational journey and leave as caring, well rounded individuals, ready to take their place in the world.


Paul Hilliam BA (Hons)

Acting Head

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