Note From The Headmistress 27.09.19

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Note from the Headmistress 27th September 2019 This morning, I had the pleasure of announcing our Prefects for this term. “Prefect” is a term used to describe ‘an older student with some authority over younger students and some other responsibilities and advantages’. While this may be the dictionary definition, what we want to see in our prefects are qualities such as leadership, willingness to help others, high integrity and be capable of communicating honestly and effectively. I would like to thank Mr Wilkinson for co-ordinating the application process and to all staff for contributing to the selection process. The VI…

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Appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress

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The board would like to announce the appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress of Headfort School. Dr Mary Wall is currently Academic Deputy Head at Mount House School in North London. A member of a well known Limerick sporting family Mary was educated at St Patrick’s and later St Joseph’s Secondary Schools in County Limerick before going on to NUI Galway where she studied Science. Post graduation she completed her PhD in Genetics also from NUI Galway. From there she spent 4 years of Post Doc Research in St Thomas Hospital London prior to taking her PGCE at the…

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