English at Derwent Lodge is taught in form groups using a variety of exciting and up to the minute resources.
The teaching of mathematics in DL inspires confidence and
independent thinking. Lessons are practical, interactive and bundles of fun!
Science is taught in well-resourced laboratories by specialist teachers.
“We know that History matters, that it is thrilling, absorbing, fascinating, delightful
and infuriating…” (Stephen Fry)…and in Derwent Lodge we love our History!
Our aim is to make the subject as practical as possible thus enabling the children to develop their skills fully.
Our Religious Education lessons aim to be enjoyable and
insightful, offering the girls the opportunity of learning more about their own
and other major world religions.
We combine passionate, specialist teaching and state-of-the-art resources with
cross curricular application of computing skills to produce confident, effective users of ICT.
The schools at Somerhill have a vibrant and valuable Art Department.
The music Department at Derwent Lodge is an extremely exciting and active place and the emphasis is on fun and enjoyment.
Drama at Derwent Lodge is an exciting part of the Curriculum where all girls participate fully.
Games / PE
The Derwent Lodge PE Department aims to provide a quality Physical Education programme in a happy, stimulating and secure environment.
The Schools at Somerhill try to ensure that every child's needs are catered for.
French at Derwent Lodge is fun. The emphasis is on communicative skills so that the girls can use their French successfully when they go to France.