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  • PTA Summer Quiz & Raffle - Friday 21st June from 7:30pm

    Published 07/06/19




    Friday 21st June 

    Arrive for 7.30pm for 8pm start

    £5 per adult/£3 per child or 2 adults 2 children for £15

    Up to 8 people in a team

    We will also draw our summer raffle were we have cash prizes and a games console!

    Please bring your own drinks and nibbles

    To book a table please contact Jennie Ford at or Nicola Curley at

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  • The St John Bosco Centre

    Published 04/06/19



    The St John Bosco Centre provides an exciting opportunity for children to have a unique camping holiday in the Essex countryside.  The site is set in over forty acres of Essex countryside and is owned and maintained by SVP volunteers. The entire week is taken up with a full programme of planned and supervised activities. Activities include: football, cricket and other ball games, swimming (supervised in a pool), boating, climbing, archery (instructor led), fishing, art and crafts, table tennis, basketball, chess and draughts.  Children live in tents, in groups of seven or eight.  A cooked breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening snacks are provided, and all activities are also included in the cost.

    For further information please contact the following people

    Boys Camp booking secretary

    Charlie Theisinger + Andy Sinnott

    07534 065347

    Mixed Camp and Girls Camp booking secretary

    Gemma O'Flaherty

    07491 811167


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  • Important Information about Mental Health

    Published 26/04/19

    Please find attached information regarding Mental Health.

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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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  • Chess Club Every Thursday Lunch Time in T1. All Welcome from beginners to grandmasters.

    Published 08/11/18

    It can raise you IQ.

    It exercises both sides of the brain.

    It increases your creativity.

    It improves your memory.

    It increases problem-solving skills.

    It improves reading skills.

    It improves concentration.

    It teaches planning and foresight.



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  • School Uniform

    Published 28/06/18

    The attached School Uniform PowerPoint may be of interest to parents and carers. It is being delivered to all year groups in their end of term assemblies. A formal uniform list and poster can be found – Home/About Us/School Uniform on this website. Students also have a uniform poster in their planners as a reminder. Please do contact your Head of Year if you have any additional queries.

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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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