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Well-being Week at Lord Derby Academy

Promoting Wellbeing is a priority at LDA. We are proud to announce that we will be hosting our very first Wellbeing Week -w/c 9th October in partnership with Merseyside Police and Knowsley Council. Pupils will be involved in an array of activities during the week to promote awareness around accessing services that support mental health and promote a […]

2017 Celebration of Achievement Evening

Lord Derby Academy Celebration of Achievement Evening Once again this year, our annual Celebration of Achievement evening was a tremendous success.  The event took place at the Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park and it was a magnificent occasion which saw over 300 pupils receiving prizes for their various distinctions. Our Guest Speaker was Andy Grant, an Iraq […]

Best Ever GCSE Results at Lord Derby Academy

We are delighted to report record GCSE results at Lord Derby Academy for the class of 2017. Our pupils have achieved the highest ever results recorded for the school for English and mathematics, with a significant increase of 11% on our combined headline figure for English and mathematics from 2016. The school has also seen […]

Rewards Day – 18th July 2017

The annual LDA rewards day took place on Tuesday 18th July.  The sun was shining and it was a fantastic day.  It was great to see all the pupils participating in a range of activities, including forensic science, tennis, table tennis, salsa dancing, Zumba and football. All pupils also took part in a sponsored walk which […]


On Saturday 8th June 2017 a group of Year 8 pupils had the opportunity to visit numerous attractions around Liverpool City Centre. Liverpool is a city of long tradition, great humour and wonderful architecture. Yet how many of us really take time to indulge in the city’s rich heritage? It’s past has left us a […]