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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

August 26, 2020

Top marks as Catholic schools rise to the challenge

Catholic schools in the diocese have overcome the odds this year to take some remarkable steps forward. Flavio Vettese, Deputy Director of the Diocesan Schools’ Service, […]
July 21, 2020

‘Calm, measured and devout’ headteacher steps down

Imelda Cooper is retiring as Head of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Lowestoft after 19 years of service. Matt Huke Jenner, Chair of Governors, […]
July 19, 2020

Norwich Catholic school launches virtual art exhibition

An impressive and uplifting virtual art exhibition has been launched to showcase the creative hard work of students at Notre Dame High School in Norwich for […]
July 7, 2020

Sacred Heart Primary in Swaffham celebrates first year

Beginning life in the grounds of an existing school gave the new Sacred Heart VA Primary School fantastic facilities with which to launch on September 1, […]
June 22, 2020

Winners of East Anglia Easter painting competition

The results have been announced of the KSC East Anglia Province 27 Easter Scene Primary School KS2 Painting Competition 2020 with winners from St Augustine’s and […]
April 1, 2020

CAFOD volunteers highlight need to defend Amazon

To mark CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day on March 6, trained CAFOD volunteers visited primary schools to deliver assemblies to raise awareness of the issues facing the […]
March 23, 2020

New Catholic school in Peterborough is named

Bishop Alan Hopes has announced that the new Catholic primary school due to open in Peterborough in September 2022, will be called St John Henry Newman […]
February 27, 2020

Pupils from two East Anglia schools win painting prizes

Pupils from two Catholic Primary schools in the Diocese, St Augustine’s at Costessey, and St Mary’s at Lowestoft, were presented with certificates, up to £10 prize-money […]
February 13, 2020

New Peterborough Catholic school given go-ahead

A new Catholic primary school in Hamptons East was approved by Peterborough City Council at a meeting last night (February 12) and is believed to be […]
February 11, 2020

Moving Peterborough commemoration of the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in Peterborough by a moving inter-faith lunchtime service in the Parish Church of St John’s, attended by over 400 people including […]
February 6, 2020

CAFOD helps train young leaders across East Anglia

Students from secondary schools across East Anglia met at Notre Dame High School in Norwich in January for the second of three CAFOD Young Leadership training […]
January 24, 2020

Bishop Alan tells Times that Catholic schools are diverse

Bishop Alan Hopes has written to The Times to set the record straight after one of its columnists argued that faith schools create discrimination and division. […]
January 9, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses newly reopened chapel in Ipswich

The historic chapel at the heart of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich has reopened after a £750k repair and refurbishment. The principal of St Joseph’s College, […]
January 7, 2020

Ipswich school receptionist is ‘like mum to everyone’

St Albans Catholic High School in Ipswich made a huge fuss of its receptionist, Pat Swann, as she celebrated her 70th birthday. “It is just a […]
December 20, 2019

Peterborough City Council hears about proposed school

A Peterborough City Council education committee has heard how the proposed new Voluntary-Aided Catholic Primary School at Hamptons East in the city will offer a choice […]
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