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Daily High Notes 27th March

At the end of a busy and ultimately very unusual term, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful staff for their dedication, enthusiasm and good humour which ensures that Derby High is a happy and secure community for our children to develop their talents and skills.

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Getting Active Easter Competition

Our competition is about getting active using one or more of the DownDog exercise Apps. There are 3 levels of awards for this competition, click here for more information.

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Daily High Notes 26th March

It’s been another glorious day of sunshine. We’ve received lots of good news stories and positive comments over the last 24 hours from students and parents. Here are a few comments below: “Our Children have been enjoying and trying a lot of new things at home” “Dear Teachers - Thank you so much, my daughter really enjoys doing her school work. She goes to bed on time and wakes up on time – shower, PE, school work etc ! Sticking to her school routine and loves it” “Thank you Chaplain Jo. Wonderful words of wisdom”

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House Art 2020

The theme for this year’s House Art competition was ‘Environment’. It was open to pupils of all age groups in the Senior school and we even had a few staff entries this year too. Over the past few weeks pupils and staff have been busy viewing the amazing work in the Art gallery and voting for their favourites. Here is an online gallery of all the entries and the details of the winners! Well done to everyone who took part!

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Daily High Notes 25th March

In my assemblies, I often talk to Primary about the weather and how it can affect our mood. We have been very lucky this week (and the forecast suggests this will continue) as the sun has shone brightly. I do hope that many of you have been able to benefit from this boost. Here’s a wonderful picture from one of our Year 5 pupils, who was able to draw this outside.

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Daily High Notes 24th March

Thank you to everyone who has been sending in photos of work completed already this week. I have really enjoyed looking at them all. I am so impressed and proud of each of our pupils, managing so well with their new learning environments. If you have any concerns, pastoral or academic, please do not hesitate to get in contact with your son or daughter’s tutor or class teacher. Here is a wonderful selection of work and activities our pupils have been busy with.

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Daily High Notes 23rd March

This is my first daily email whilst the Derby High building is closed and as our education provision moves online. I do hope you and your family are keeping well. Today we had a small number of children of key workers in school. I was pleased to see that many of you who fall into the key workers category took the advice of Gavin Williamson and made alternative arrangements.

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Senior High Notes 13 March

Last Saturday, at Derby Cathedral, we were treated to an evening of the most outstanding musical performances. In the first half, we heard our intermediate choir and a number of a senior musicians performed solos. Congratulations to Hannah, Fiona, Betty, Grace and Rosie, our fabulous soloists. My thanks go to Mrs Lesley and Mr Marshall for their hard work ensuring the evening was a true success.

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