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New head teacher for Thurso High School

14th November 2013

Photograph of New head teacher for Thurso High School

The Highland Council has appointed Mr Ken Murphy, to the post of Head Teacher of the 804-pupil Thurso High School.

Mr Murphy, who has been the Acting Head Teacher since August of this year, succeeds Dr Fiona Grant, who has reverted to a teaching post at the school.

Mr Murphy has an in-depth knowledge of the school and its community, having taught and managed at the school since September, 1986.

He said: I am honoured and delighted to be appointed as Thurso High Schools Head Teacher. Thurso is a highly successful school and it will be a privilege to build on its achievements and lead the school onward through the next stage of its development. I am very much looking forward to working closely with pupils, staff, parents and the wider community in the coming months and years.

 

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