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  • We are currently experiencing technical issues with our staff email. Please use the MYED system to contact the school or call the switchboard on 01895 679400.

    Published 17/10/19
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  • From Rags to Riches Appeal for Mary’s Meals – Charity which sets up school feeding programmes where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.

    Published 15/10/19


    The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School community has offered to come together with our local churches to meet the human needs of the above appeal.  Staff, students and parents are invited to donate items of unwanted good clothing (no shoes) for those in desperate circumstances.  Men, women and children’s clothing (of all ages) can be left in the main reception.  In addition to the donated items, if you would prefer to make a financial donation I am more than happy to visit the local charity shops, on your behalf, to purchase clothing. The deadline for collection is Friday 15 November 2019.  All donations are to be placed in main reception.

    Mary’s Meals is a worldwide charity that sets up and supports school feeding programmes where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.  Amazingly, 4 full sacks of good quality clothing will feed a child one good nutritious meal every school day for a whole year.

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  • GOD WHO SPEAKS' The Year Of The Word

    Published 08/10/19


    GOD WHO SPEAKS' The Year Of The Word October 2019/2020

    'The God Who Speaks'

    The Year of the Word 

    celebrating, living and sharing God's word


    The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have designated 2020 as 'The God Who Speaks': A Year of the Word to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Verbum Domini - Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation on ‘The Word of the Lord’, and the 1600th anniversary of death of St Jerome, who translated the Bible into Latin.

    Therefore, this will be a year of celebrating, living and sharing God's word, through a range of events and activities.  We are invited to listen afresh to the

    Word of God as did Our Blessed Lady at the Annunication, to encounter anew the presence of God’s Word, and to proclaim it afresh in the Church and the World.

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  • Breakfast Club Monday to Friday 7:30 to 8:30am

    Published 09/09/19

         Invitation Breakfast Club

    Venue: Main hall

    Day: Monday to Friday

    Time: 7.30am – 8.30am

    Students are welcome to come in and help themselves to toast,

    take part in activities such as a game of table tennis/chess or just sit down and have a chat with peers.


    We look forward to seeing you there!


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  • On Friday 18 October, Westminster Youth Ministry will be hosting an event for all the young people of the diocese called ‘The Summit’.

    Published 02/09/19

    On Friday 18 October the Westminster Diocese Youth Ministry Team are hosting ‘The Summit’ event in Westminster Cathedral.  It will run from, 6.30pm to 8pm.  Every Catholic Secondary School in the Diocese has been invited.   This event is an evening of inspiring talks, contemporary worship music and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  Brenden Thompson of Catholic Voices will be one of the speakers and Cardinal Nichols has kindly agreed to speak and preside at exposition and benediction. The event is free and all young people of secondary school age, students and young adults are invited. No tickets are required.  The evening will inspire young people in their faith and deepen their encounter with the Lord through his Eucharistic presence.


    For further information please contact

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  • Douay Martyrs students again celebrate great examination success!

    Published 22/08/19

    Following an impressive set of A-Level results last week, this week it was the turn of Year 11 students to end weeks of trepidation and receive their GCSE results. Despite the increased challenge of new GCSE’s our students performed magnificently and again overall results place the school's performance in the top 25% nationally. Subjects where results were especially strong were English, Religious Studies and Mathematics, with the progress made by our English Studies students in the top 10% nationally. There were a number of outstanding student performances with three students securing the highest “9” grade in over eight separate subjects. Overall, one-fifth of all grades awarded to our students were at the highest category of grades 9-7.

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  • Show my homework

    Published 21/03/19


    I expect most of you know that children at Douay Martyrs get their homework assigned on the ShowMyHomework website.You probably also know that you can register as parent to view the homework allocated to your child.  You can view this website from a computer or from a mobile device.

    If you have not used the website before or you have some queries, you will find useful information on the link below


    Occasionally  there is an issue with viewing ShowMyHomework.  If you are experiencing problems you could try clearing your cache



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  • MyEd Email Advice Letter attached

    Published 12/11/18


    Some parents/carers are reporting that they are not receiving all emails from The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School. lf this is the case for you, could I please ask that you check your spam/junk folder in the first instance. If you do not find The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School emails in there then please contact uk so we can investigate further.

    If you find that The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School emails are ending up in your spam/junk folder then ''what you need to do is put The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School in your Safe Senders List. Below are instructions on how to do this if you use Gmail or Hotmail/Outlook.  If you use another email provider then a quick internet search should provide you with instructions on how to do it for your particular email provider. The bulk of emails from The Douay Martyrs School will come from the domain and from


    There is no Safe Senders List in Gmail but the easiest way to ensure emails don't end up in spam is to add The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School email addresses to your contacts list.


    Go into the Hotmail/Outlook  settings menu and select "options". On the left hand side you will see a list of options, one of which will be "Junk Mail" and under that "Safe Senders". You will want to &

    The above actions should hopefully prevent your email provider from putting The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School emails into the spam/junk folder. 

    Yours faithfully

    Sarah Naidoo

    SIMS and Data Officer

    The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School

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  • New Absence Hotline number

    Published 21/02/17

    To report your child's absence please call 08449 842 114. This is the only number to use to report absence. 

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