Douay Martyrs appoints new Headteacher

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15th Jul 2022
We are delighted to announce that Ms Fiona McCloskey has been appointed as Headteacher at The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School.
Ms McCloskey has a wealth of experience in the education sector and is joining our family of schools from Whitefield School, in Barnet. She is motivated to ensure that all staff and students have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and flourish - we look forward to seeing the school thrive under her leadership.
This is a really exciting time to welcome new school leaders. We are amongst the top performing Catholic Multi-Academy Trusts in the country. 
We are eternally thankful to the hard work and dedication of our teaching teams, our aspirational young people and supportive families. Together we provide every child and young person with an outstanding education and supportive environment, enabling them to achieve excellence in the service of the Gospel, to build a better world.
Ms Fiona McCloskey, new Headteacher of The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School from September 2022, said:
“I am proud to be joining a school truly devoted to ensuring the very best education for every student. I am looking forward to continuing with Douay Martyrs’ journey to outstanding.
“Douay Martyrs is a modern school that ensures staff and students are working towards a common goal - to better themselves and become excellent citizens in a progressive learning environment, which combines traditional values with an outstanding curriculum.
“I am committed to ensuring students and staff fulfil their full potential, and look forward to working ‘the Douay Way’.”
Patrick Murden, Chief Executive of The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust, said: 
“I am delighted to welcome Ms Fiona McCloskey to our Trust. I have every confidence that Ms McCloskey will lead Douay Martyrs to scale even greater heights, and I am looking forward to sharing this excellence across our entire family of schools. Together we have a shared ambition to provide an outstanding education, improve student outcomes and support one another.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mr A J Corish, who has done a fantastic job over the last seven years - he has helped Douay Martyrs to flourish and has been an incredible asset to our Trust. We wish him all the very best in the future.