Diocese of Chelmsford
Schools, Children and Young People

The Diocese of Chelmsford supports

  • 139 Church Schools & Vine Schools Academy Trust
  • Mission with children and youth in 460 parishes;
  • Chaplaincies in colleges and universities across East London and Essex.

Our work directly impacts the lives of over 100,000 young people; our commitment is to excellence that all may flourish and have a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith and the person of Jesus Christ.

Read our Mission Statement >

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Latest news and events

Headteacher Sabbath Day

We are hosting a free ‘Sabbath Day’ at Chelmsford Cathedral for our Headteachers and School Leaders. The day will consist of a series of reflections from the Bishop of Colchester, optional short times of worship, and opportunities to explore the cathedral, gardens and city.

Find out more an book a place >>



Governance Support

Our Governance Consultant, Mike Simmonds runs a monthly governance chat via Zoom which is FREE to attend. You can also join one-hour Bite Size sessions which focus on particular topics

Find out more and book a session >>



Termly briefings

2020/21 sees the exciting launch of our new termly update sessions for Church School Leaders and Chairs of Governors.

These virtual briefings are FREE to all our schools and will be led by members of the Education Team and invited speakers.

Summer term dates: 27 and 28 April 2021

Find out more and book a place >>



Training courses

Details of our 2020/21 courses and events are now available.

View our 2020/21 Learning and Development Programme

Schools Bulletin - April 2021

As we begin the summer term, we offer our headteachers and school leaders the opportunity to join us for a Sabbath Day at Chelmsford Cathedral on 17 June, with reflections from the Bishop of Colchester.

Read the E-bulletin

Our Schools

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*The Diocese is divided into seven administrative areas called Archdeaconries

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