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September 29, 2022

Julie’s goodbye to Diocese of East Anglia after 19 years

Julie O’Connor, the Diocese of East Anglia Director of Schools’ Service for the past almost 20 years has retired. Helen Bates pays tribute. Julie has provided […]
September 16, 2022

Bishop Alan blesses new Peterborough school

St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School and Nursery, in Hampton Water, Peterborough, has been blessed by Bishop Alan Hopes during a visit to the first […]
September 15, 2022

Elliott, Louisa and Sophie bring Ignite to full strength

The Ignite Team is excited to be welcoming three new members, who are giving a year to serve Jesus, His Church and the young people of […]
September 13, 2022

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility says Bishop

  Bishop Alan Hopes, has recorded a short video message about the importance placed on safeguarding within the Diocese of East Anglia. “The Diocese firmly believes […]
September 7, 2022

New Peterborough school welcomes first pupils

St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School and Nursery, in Hampton Water, Peterborough, has opened its doors to new pupils, teachers and staff for the first […]
September 5, 2022

Andy is new director of education in East Anglia

Former Catholic secondary school headteacher, Dr Andy Stone, started on September 1 in the role of Director of Education for the Diocese of East Anglia, following […]
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 […]