Head teacher Ed Fitzpatrick quits a failing Stanley High School

Further to the announcement of Ed Fitzpatrick’s resignation from the position of Headteacher at Stanley High School, Southport Ruth Williams, the Chair of Governors, commented: “Stanley High School is beginning a new phase and there is much change to come.  Mr Fitzpatrick has decided that this is a good time for him to retire, as a new Headteacher is a good way to start this process.

Under Mr Fitzpatrick’s leadership the school has developed an upward trajectory, and in the recent GCSEs students achieved a progress score of more than 1,000 for the first time in the school’s history. The school is improving, and this improvement will continue under new leadership.

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As Chair of Governors I met frequently with Mr Fitzpatrick, and I have seen the energy and commitment he has given to the school at first hand.  I wish him the very best for his retirement, and hope that it is happy and healthy,” added Mrs Williams.

Mr Neil Moore, the incoming Headteacher who is currently Deputy Head at Greenbank High School,  added his best wishes: “I would like to thank Mr Fitzpatrick for his commitment to improving outcomes for pupils at Stanley High School and wish him well in the future.

“I am delighted to be leading the school and working with the pupils and staff. I am confident that we will continue the journey to improve outcomes and ensure Stanley High is a school where all pupils, parents and staff are happy and proud to be part of the school community.”

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