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May 31, 2017

Fun and faith on children’s pilgrimage to Walsingham

Around 350 children and adults took part in an enthusiastic Diocese of East Anglia children's pilgrimage to Walsingham on May 30. Arriving from across the diocese, […]
May 18, 2017

St Edmund’s is first in East Anglia to receive language gold

St Edmund's Catholic Primary school, in Bury St Edmunds, has become the first school in East Anglia to secure the prestigious Gold Linguamarque accreditation, thanks to […]
May 17, 2017

Outstanding Catholic primary celebrates its successes

Headteacher Joseph McCrossan has been at St Alban's Catholic Primary School in Cambridge for nine years and in that time, with the support of the school […]
April 11, 2017

Norwich high school musical acclaimed a success

Notre Dame High School's latest productionHorizons has caught the attention ofAndrew Lloyd Webber's Company which has produced legendary West End musicals such as Cats and Evita. […]
March 28, 2017

East Anglia heads visit No 10 for education briefing

Two Catholic head teachers from the Diocese of East Anglia heard Prime Minister Theresa May repeat her commitment to new Free Schools with no faith cap, […]
March 25, 2017

Double boost for new East Anglia Catholic schools plan

The bid by the Diocese of East Anglia to open eight new Catholic schools across the region has received a double boost with a mention by […]
February 11, 2017

School starts its golden anniversary celebrations

St Benedict's Catholic School in Bury St Edmunds began its Golden Jubilee Year on Friday January 20, with a celebration of Mass in St Edmundsbury Cathedral. […]
February 6, 2017

Cambridge teacher honoured for 25 years’ service

Cambridge teacher Barbara Quail has influenced hundreds of pupils over her 25 years at St Laurence Catholic primary school in the city and her long service […]
January 31, 2017

Bishop blesses West Norfolk school’s £3.5m extension

A £3.5m extension which has enabled a West Norfolk Catholic primary school to double in size from 210 to 420 places, has been blessed by Bishop […]
January 9, 2017

Lowestoft school holds ‘intriguing’ multi-faith day

St Mary's Primary in Lowestoft recently held a Multi Faith Day, which one pupil said was "unique and intriguing". To prepare for the event, each class […]
December 15, 2016

Catholic schools for East Anglia plan hits the headlines

Media across East Anglia and in the national Catholic press have been covering news of the Diocese of East Anglia's planned bid to create up to […]
December 13, 2016

Diocese leads the way with plan to open new free schools

The Catholic Diocese of East Anglia is to be among the first to open new Catholic schools after the proposed removal of the 50% faith admissions […]
October 28, 2016

Catholic Multi Academy Trust is launched

The newly-established St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust has been launched at the start of the academic year with a celebration Mass at Notre […]
October 14, 2016

Flavio joins Diocesan Schools' Service team

The Diocese of East Anglia Schools' Service has welcomed new Deputy Director Flavio Vettese who brings over 25 years of educational experience. Flavio started his educational […]
September 30, 2016

East Anglia Schools Mass marks start of academic year

Around 700 students and teachers from Catholic schools right across the Diocese of East Anglia gathered at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich […]