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July 27, 2022

Ipswich school is first in East Anglia to get eco award

Pupils and staff from St Alban’s Catholic High School in Ipswich have become the first school in East Anglia to achieve a LiveSimply Award after taking […]
July 12, 2022

Funding boost for Sacred Heart primary in Swaffham

Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School in Swaffham has been selected by the Department for Education to be included in the latest round of its […]
June 25, 2022

St John Fisher School creates a Platinum Jubilee quiz

To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, pupils at St John Fisher Catholic High School in Peterborough embarked on a royal research project. […]
June 6, 2022

Ukraine knitters, Cambridge chaplain, green schools

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes bootees and mittens for Ukraine, a new chaplain at Fisher House and energy-saving plans for diocesan schools. […]
May 31, 2022

Notre Dame High School celebrates diversity in unity

Notre Dame High School in Norwich recently celebrated the wide cultural diversity among its students and staff and the rich heritage of their communities. Students came […]
May 27, 2022

Bishop Alan blesses a ‘nest’ for special needs children

Bishop Alan has blessed a Special Needs Unit with unique cedar design at St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School in Bury St Edmunds. The unit was designed […]
May 13, 2022

Michael discovers the rewards of being a governor

A successful Catholic school needs a set of dedicated governors, and it can be a very rewarding role as Michael Bradshaw – Co-Chair of Governors, St […]
May 8, 2022

St Francis of Assisi school joins Walk against Hunger

Over 450 students and members of staff from St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Norwich joined a sponsored walk for CAFOD. The walkers clocked up […]
April 12, 2022

Suffolk pupils wellie walk to tackle food poverty

St Felix RC Primary School in Haverhill has taken part in CAFOD’s Walk Against Hunger challenge, raising money to tackle global food poverty. The school decided that the […]
March 15, 2022

Diocese joins the National Schools Singing Programme

The Diocese of East Anglia will be joining the National Schools Singing Programme from September this year, thanks to the generous support of the Hamish Ogston […]
March 10, 2022

Bishop Alan blesses new Peterborough school site

The site for the new St John Henry Newman Catholic primary school in Peterborough was blessed by Bishop Alan Hopes on Tuesday (March 8) in front […]
February 16, 2022

CAFOD helps students at St Albans to live simply

Students at St Albans High School in Ipswich are changing the way they get to school, recycle and garden as they work towards CAFOD’s Live Simply […]
February 8, 2022

Peterborough Mass recalls Queen Catherine of Aragon

School students, parishioners and priests from across the Peterborough Deanery attended the unique annual Catherine of Aragon Mass at Peterborough Cathedral recently. “Peterborough Cathedral is the […]
February 3, 2022

Peterborough school construction gathers pace

Construction of a new Catholic primary school in the Hampton area of Peterborough is progressing at pace, with building installation work now under way.  Work on the new St John […]
January 28, 2022

Join East Anglia group at World Youth Day in Portugal

The pilgrimage to World Youth Day Portugal 2023 is set to be launched in East Anglia in March, reports Hamish MacQueen, Director of Diocesan Youth Service. […]