Young Carers

In February 2019 David Nieper Academy gained an award from the Young Carers Association for the work we do in raising awareness about support and guidance for young carers. We are the first secondary school in Derbyshire to gain such an award.

If you are a Young Carer, or you want more information about Young Carers, please speak to a Pastoral Support Manager or visit

Alternatively, you can find out more through this Derbyshire Young Carers Leaflet