St Martins is going to be 50! To celebrate this momentous anniversary, we are having a competition to design a special logo. Please see the competition page for more information: http://www.stmartinsschoolderby.co.uk/special-school-derby/50th-anniversary-competition/
A big congratulations to Aaron, Ricky and Joshua who all took part in the UK IT Challenge run by The Shaw Trust and supported by BT. The UK IT Challenge was a 2 day event where teams of disabled young people from all across the United Kingdom competed in a variety of IT challenges to test ability, creativity and skill, using different computer programmes. Challenges ranged from creating animation in PowerPoint to retrieving specific […]
Congratulations to Jack, who was nominated the Year 10 Rising Star for the Land Based Academy at Derby College. Jack studies Animal Care at Derby College’s Broomfield Campus. Well done, we are really proud of you!
St Martins is partnered with the Mdaula School in Chalinze, Tanzania. We regularly share good practice with teaching and learning with each other, but our partnership with Mdaula goes further than that. Recently the school’s toilet collapsed and they didn’t have the funds to rebuild it. Different groups in school decided to raise money to help them rebuild collapsed toilets at the school – from our Duke of Edinburgh students washing cars, making breakfast […]
On Monday 16th April, 32 students visited Alton Towers in Staffordshire for a reward trip. The students were chosen by their pastoral staff for constantly meeting expectations since the beginning of the year in terms of work-rate, effort, attendance and behaviour. Everyone had a wonderful day and came back very tired! They went on lots of rides, some of them more terrifying than others. The students were well-behaved throughout the day and set an […]
Sport Relief Dodgeball Tournament On Thursday 22nd March, St Martins students took part in a sponsored dodgeball tournament to raise money for Sport Relief. All of the students involved worked brilliantly as a team and they all had lots of fun! GLH were the winners of the Galaxy Tournament. KS3V were the winners of the KS3 Tournament. KS4 were too close to call and there were lots of joint winners. The main aim of […]
A group of our Year 10 students are currently studying Animal Care at Broomfield College. It looks like they’re having a great time!
As part of the WW1 centenary, 2 students and 2 members of staff visited France and Belgium from 16th to 19th March, the visit was to explore the battlefields of the war and commemorate the soldiers in the memorials. The first night of the trip was spent at Grosvenor Hall in Ashford where initially students took part in team building activities with other schools from around the country following this staff and students were […]