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April 9, 2019

Change of headteacher at St John Fisher in Peterborough

Following the retirement of headteacher Sean Hayes after more than ten years, Kate Pereira is set to take over the role at St John Fisher Catholic […]
April 5, 2019

Peterborough high school celebrates 60th anniversary

St John Fisher Catholic High School in Peterborough has celebrated its 60th anniversary, and marked the retirement of its headteacher, with a special Mass. The Mass […]
March 11, 2019

Strong support for new Primary School in Swaffham

Following strong public support for a new Catholic primary school in Swaffham, the Diocese of East Anglia has decided to proceed with its recent proposal to […]
March 7, 2019

East Anglia schools painting competition winners named

Children from two East Anglia Catholic schools have received certificates and prizes from the recent Knights of St Columba Nativity Painting Competition. Winners from St Mary’s […]
February 21, 2019

East Anglian young people engage with CAFOD work

Young people across East Anglia are getting involved in supporting the work of Catholic international development charity CAFOD reports Alex Savage. A group of Sixth Formers […]
February 13, 2019

Big support as new primary school bids are submitted

The Diocese of East Anglia has submitted bids to open three new voluntary-aided Catholic primary schools in Cambridgeshire, backed by over 730 expressions of interest gathered […]
February 11, 2019

Peterborough students hear of modern slavery issues

Students from St John Fisher High School in Peterborough have learnt about the massive problem of modern-day slavery from a high-powered panel of professionals including two […]
January 8, 2019

Diocese to bid for new Catholic Primary Schools in Cambs

The Diocese of East Anglia has announced its intention to submit bids to open three new voluntary-aided Catholic primary schools in areas of Cambridgeshire with increasing […]
January 7, 2019

Consultation on new Catholic primary in Swaffham opens

The Catholic Diocese of East Anglia has today (January 7) begun a consultation to open a new Catholic primary school in Swaffham. This will be on […]
January 3, 2019

Norwich pupils’ charity challenges in aid of Street Child

Pupils, staff and parents at Notre Dame Prep School, Norwich, have been taking on charity feats to raise money for charity Street Child which works in […]
December 5, 2018

St Felix pupils get creative as they protect environment

Pupils at St Felix Catholic Primary School in Haverhill applied what they have learnt about their responsibility as stewards of the earth when making new Christmas […]
December 4, 2018

East Anglia students have national writing success

Students from a Suffolk Catholic High School and a Peterborough Parish have won awards in this year’s Knights of St Columba East Anglia Province 27 essay […]
December 3, 2018

Cambridge pupils have cracking time with Enigma

Pupils at St Mary’s School, Cambridge were set to working cracking codes after seeing a World War II Enigma cipher machine at the school. The machine, […]
November 15, 2018

St Benedict’s School is set to move onto single site

The Diocese of East Anglia, together with the Governors of St Benedicts School in Bury St Edmunds, have announced that from September 2019, the school will […]
November 10, 2018

Sacred Heart School Swaffham issues future statement

Sacred Heart School in Swaffham has made a statement about the future of the school following a government announcement that independent schools cannot now apply to […]
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