Please click here for the Secondary Schools Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2024-25

For the latest vacancies please click here


What we do…

The department has three main roles:

Advise and act for the Bishop and trustees on all matters pertaining to schools and colleges.
Advise and support the schools of the diocese in carrying out their mission as Catholic schools.
Provide information and advice to the Catholic community on the provision of Catholic education and access to it.


Here you will find updates from the Director and all Newsletters


Resources for Governors

R E Teaching Resources

Find resources for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Chaplaincy


Find out about all the courses we offer

RE Inspections

Here you will find Denominational Reports (S48) for all our schools


Find out about our partnerships

C O N S U L T A T I O N 

Secondary Admissions Consultation – 2024-25

All of the secondary schools within Clifton Diocese are consulting on their proposed admission arrangements for the 2024-25 school year. Details of each school’s consultation and how to take part in it, can be found via the links below. Please respond by 31 January 2023. Each school will determine their final arrangements by 28 February 2023 and full details will appear on their websites by 15 March 2023.


St Augustine’s Catholic College, Trowbridge

Apply to Lower School — St Augustine’s Catholic College (

St Bede’s Catholic College, Bristol

St Bernadette’s Secondary School, Bristol

St Gregory’s Catholic College, Bath

Consultation on Admissions Policy for 2024-25 – Saint Gregory’s Bath (

St Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School, Salisbury

Admissions | St Joseph’s Catholic School (

St Joseph’s Catholic College, Swindon

St Peter’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form Centre, Gloucester

Meet the staff

Here we are:

Mary Cox

Director for Schools and Colleges

RE Adviser

Ms Louise White,

Departmental Officer

Mrs Jenny Fitzgerald,


Mrs Roisin Johnson ,

Governance Officer

Mr Bill McEntee,

Schools Partnership Officer

Mr Paul Kehoe,

Other department staff working closely with us:

Head of Property Services: Jo Long BSc(Hons) MRICS

Schools surveyor: Ross Uren