From the Director of Education Expand Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, We are living in extraordinary times. We may be facing isolation but we can never feel isolated.  We work with extraordinary Headteachers, staff and governors who are committed to providing the very best outcomes for the pupils we serve. As each day brings with…

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From the Director of Education Expand Dear Colleague in Catholic Education,   Every year, February marks the annual Diocesan Headteachers’ Conference and this year it is being held in Colchester. This is a wonderful opportunity for school leaders to come together from Primary and Secondary, state and independent sector to share in our common mission…

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From the Director of Education Expand Dear Colleague in Catholic Education, The American writer Henry Adams once wrote “During an election campaign the air is full of speeches and vice versa”. He had a point. At this extremely important time for our country it is critical our community does what it can to protect and…

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From the Director of Education Expand Dear Colleague in Catholic Education,   Welcome back. I hope you and your whole school community have had a wonderful holiday and have returned renewed and refreshed. It is the role of our schools to strive to communicate Christ and to form Christ in the lives of others. As…

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From the Director of Education Expand It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it…

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From the Director Expand Dear Colleague in Catholic Education,   On 24th March 1980, St Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador, was assassinated on the orders of the government while celebrating Mass. His sermons and life have as much resonance today as they did in 1980. He stood up against injustice and was an…

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