General Information

The earliest recorded mention of Mickleover (and its close neighbour, Littleover) comes in 1011, when an early charter has King Aethelred granting Morcar, a high-ranking Mercian Thegn, land along the Trent and in Eastern Derbyshire, including land in the Mickleover and Littleover areas, consolidating estates he had inherited in North-East Derbyshire from his kinsman through marriage, Wulfric Spot, who founded Burton Abbey on the Staffs-Derbys border.

Mickleover is now one of the largest suburbs in Derby and is still expanding due to ongoing housing developments.

Schools

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Murray Park Community School

Murray Park is an 11-16 Foundation School. This means that the Governing Body retain ownership of the school and is the employer of the staff.

Murray Park School approaches the promotion of fundamental British values in line with the Government’s PREVENT theme of the anti-terrorist strategy CONTEST. These British Values are: democracy; individual liberty; the rule of law; mutual respect; tolerance of those with different faiths and belief. Each is defined below and placed in a school context through the use of examples. It is, without question, everyone’s duty to ensure they do not undermine these fundamental British values.

Silverhill Primary School

We believe that everyone is capable of being successful and happy. We want to celebrate individuality and give opportunities for everyone to follow their passions and strengths.

Your school days should be the best days of your life! Days packed with fun, laughter and learning. Times that you never forget, times that shape you into the adult you want to be.

We believe that building confidence and ‘being comfortable with being YOU’ is the secret to happiness and success.

Mickleover Primary School

At Mickleover Primary School, our vision is to create a school community where children are Motivated to learn, Proud of their achievements, Successful and skilled for life.
How will we do this? MPS encourages everyone to be motivated to learn through developing a broad and balanced curriculum with an emphasis on creativity and having fun.
Ensuring learning has a purpose and creating a safe, welcoming environment where children want to learn.
Developing an enthusiasm for learning inspired by quality teaching and experiences.

New Homes

Hackwood Grange

Redrow Homes

Hackwood Grange will offer a choice of two, three and four bedroom family homes near Derby, from Redrow’s award winning Heritage Collection. These high quality homes are proving popular, so book your appointment today and make sure you don’t miss out. Remember, you need just 5% deposit with Help to Buy, and with Help to Sell you can quickly get moving.

Manor Farm Fields

Bloor Homes

Manor Farm Fields is a superior new collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes for sale in Mickleover. With the bustling city of Derby just 5 miles away, you’ll find living at Manor Farm Fields combines country living with city convenience – giving you the best of both worlds.

Cotchett Village

Avant Homes

Cotchett Village offers a range of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom new homes for sale in Derby. Each features bi-fold doors, exclusive kitchen designs, boutique bathrooms and much more included in the price.