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

Meet the staff

Here we are:

Director for Schools and Colleges

Mrs Colleen Collett B.Ed, colleen.collett@cliftondiocese.com

Deputy Director

Mrs Ann Fowler, ann.fowler@cliftondiocese.com

Departmental Officer

Mrs Jenny Fitzgerald, jenny.fitzgerald@cliftondiocese.com

Office Administrator

Mr Graham Tiley, graham.tiley@cliftondiocese.com

Governance Officer

Mr Bill McEntee, bill.mcentee@cliftondiocese.com

Schools’ Projects Officer

Mr Paul Kehoe, paul.kehoe@cliftondiocese.com