Archbishop Visits Venerable Bede CofE Academy

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, visited The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy today Friday 3rd March as part of ‘Talking Jesus’ a four day mission to the Diocese of Durham. The Archbishop met with students and teachers at the Tunstall Bank, Sunderland Academy, part of the Dayspring...

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL FOR ACADEMY PARENTS

More than 40 parents of students in years 10 and 11 at Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton, have been amongst the first learning how to support their children’s exam preparation and revision by going back to school to learn the latest techniques themselves. Ian Ramsey, a Church...

SCHOOLS RISE TO WELL-BEING CHALLENGE

Five Church of England Secondary Schools in the Diocese of Durham have risen to the challenge of tackling stress and improving the wellbeing of students through the use of Prayer Spaces in their schools. Responding to the Diocese’s Prayer Spaces in Schools Project launched in 2015, Headteachers from the 5...

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Sixth form centre opening sees dream turn into reality

The sixth form centre at Whitburn Church of England Academy is to be officially opened on Wednesday May 25 in an event that will stand testament to the vision of a former headteacher whose dream it was to see the development come to fruition.The Rt Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop...

Transformed lives – Church Schools celebrated in Pupil Premium Awards

Published By: The Church of England Church of England Schools were winners in two out of four categories in the Pupil Premium Awards last night (May 12).The Rt Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely and lead Bishop on education said: “The Church of England is committed to serving the transformation of the life...

Bishop of Durham to open new £2.5m Hartlepool school building

The Right Revd. Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, will officially open a new £2.5m state-of-the-art primary school building in Hartlepool next week.Bishop Paul will perform the ceremony at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School in Crawford Street, Seaton Carew, in front of invited guests on Tuesday 8th December. The...

Archbishop’s Youth Trust Delivers North-East Headteachers’ Conference

News from the Office of the Archbishop of York  The Archbishop of York Youth Trust this week held its first regional North East Headteachers’ conference in collaboration with Joseph Swan Academy, Gateshead who delivers the Young Leaders Award at Key Stage 3, in addition to working with five feeder...

New Church Free School Opens

Headteacher Roger Ward said: “I’m extremely proud to be part of such an exciting project. It is not often that you have the chance to be involved in the creation of a new school.“The board of trustees and staff have been involved in all aspects of the process and...