Bulletins

Schools Bulletin: March 2017

Welcome to our March 2017 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, Pope Francis’ vision of the meaning of Lent has particular resonance for all our school communities this year. “Lent is the favourable season for renewing our encounter with Christ, living in His word, in the sacraments and in our neighbour,” he said. “May the…

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Schools Bulletin: January 2017

Welcome to our January 2017 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, On behalf of the Education Service may I take this opportunity to wish you and all your school community a Happy New Year and every happiness, good health and witness to faith for 2017. We are going to need it with all we face…

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Schools Bulletin: November 2016

Welcome to our November 2016 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, This month witnesses the closure of the Year of Mercy on the Feast of Christ the King on 20th November. What an extraordinary year it has been for the Church and our school communities. In our diocese thousands of students have actively been involved…

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Schools Bulletin: September 2016

Welcome to our September 2016 Bulletin Welcome to the start of a new academic term and wishing all staff, governors and students a highly successful year ahead. May Christ be continually at the centre of everything you do. The academic performance of our schools has again witnessed outstanding results this summer and on behalf of…

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Schools Bulletin: June 2016

Welcome to our June 2016 Bulletin Catholic education plays a significant and important role in our society. As a result of what happened in the European Referendum we must reaffirm our values and our role for the benefit of all. Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ statement calling for renewed purpose must be shared with our school community.…

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Schools Bulletin: May 2016

Welcome to our May 2016 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, On behalf of the Education Service I would like to take this opportunity to wish every success to every student about to undertake a public examination this term. We are very proud of the way in which our staff and students work together to…

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Schools Bulletin: March 2016

Welcome to our March 2016 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, The Spring term often brings with it new hope, new opportunities and new resolutions. The word “Lent” has its etymological roots in an Old English word meaning “spring.” Lent allows us to find hope in the risen Christ; a new life in our relationship…

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Schools Bulletin: January 2016

Welcome to our January 2016 Bulletin On behalf of the Education Service may I take this opportunity to wish you and all your school community a Happy New Year and every blessing in this Year of Mercy. Our theme will be Year of Challenge: Year of Mercy. There are many challenges facing education and by…

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Schools Bulletin: November 2015

Welcome to our November 2015 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, Next month sees the start of the Year of Mercy and the Diocese has produced resources and materials for all of our schools to use. They will be made available on the Diocesan website at the start of December for a formal launch in…

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Schools Bulletin: September 2015

Welcome to our September 2015 Bulletin Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, Welcome to the start of another exciting and rewarding year teaching and serving in Catholic education. This academic year will witness some significant changes and improvements. The Diocesan Admissions Policy has been updated and will incorporate the work of the CES Working Party on Admissions to…

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