Events – Calendar

    May
    10
    Mon
    Primary RE Update – Catch-up @ Virtual
    May 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

    This is a catch-up session for RE Co-ordinators who were unable to attend the meeting on 29th April.

    Facilitator:  Louise White

    May
    19
    Wed
    Aspiring Leaders Programme @ Virtual
    May 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

    For Senior Leaders

    Facilitators: Colleen Collett and Louise White with outside speakers

    Day Three:  Spirituality across the curriculum

    The programme consists of four face-to-face training days related to leadership of a Catholic school, together with the completion of a school-based project to enhance the Catholic life/Religious Education in your school.  It also involves a visit to another Catholic school to evaluate the leadership characteristics and leadership strategies needed to successfully lead a Catholic school.

    Failure to complete the full course will still incur the full cost.

    For further details please see page 21 of the courses booklet.

    May
    22
    Sat
    CCRS @ Virtual
    May 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Module – Faith & Science

    The course seeks to ensue that participants have at least a basic knowledge and understanding of the beliefs of the Catholic Faith. It also provides a basis for further study. The course consists of eight modules in total: 6 core modules and two specialist modules. The core modules are: Old Testament, New Testament, the Person of Jesus, the Church, Sacramental Life and Moral Understanding. Each module requires 10 hours contact time with a written assignment of 1500 words. You may of course choose to do the modules out of interest and not complete the written assignment; however, you will not be awarded a CCRS certificate unless you complete the written assignments.

    The certificate is normally acquired over two years with a maximum of five years’ study. The diocese will offer four modules a year on a two-year cycle. Each year will consist of three core modules and a specialist module. You may choose to do four modules per year to complete the course over two years or you may space it out over a longer period if you wish. This academic year will consist of eight days in total with four days in school time and four days on a Saturday.

    This year we will consider: The Church, Sacramental Life, Christian Morality and our specialist module will be Faith and Science.

    See page 14 of our Courses booklet for further details

    May
    24
    Mon
    CCRS @ Virtual
    May 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

    Module – Faith & Science

    The course seeks to ensue that participants have at least a basic knowledge and understanding of the beliefs of the Catholic Faith. It also provides a basis for further study. The course consists of eight modules in total: 6 core modules and two specialist modules. The core modules are: Old Testament, New Testament, the Person of Jesus, the Church, Sacramental Life and Moral Understanding. Each module requires 10 hours contact time with a written assignment of 1500 words. You may of course choose to do the modules out of interest and not complete the written assignment; however, you will not be awarded a CCRS certificate unless you complete the written assignments.

    The certificate is normally acquired over two years with a maximum of five years’ study. The diocese will offer four modules a year on a two-year cycle. Each year will consist of three core modules and a specialist module. You may choose to do four modules per year to complete the course over two years or you may space it out over a longer period if you wish. This academic year will consist of eight days in total with four days in school time and four days on a Saturday.

    This year we will consider: The Church, Sacramental Life, Christian Morality and our specialist module will be Faith and Science.

    See page 14 of our Courses booklet for further details

    Jun
    3
    Thu
    Governor Induction Training @ Virtual
    Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    For Newly appointed governors

    Facilitator:  Bill McEntee

    This training session is the minimum requirement for all newly appointed Foundation Governors to enable them to undertake their roles and responsibilities of governing a Catholic school effectively and appropriately.  It will explore what it means to be a Governor of a Catholic school and its distinctive nature.

    Non Foundation Governors are also encouraged to attend to support them in their role as a member of a Catholic school governing body.

    NB The cost of this training will be charged to the school.

    Jun
    16
    Wed
    Primary Year 6 Leavers’ Mass – CANCELLED
    Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

    This is the annual celebration for all year 6 pupils moving on to the next phase of their education.

    All schools are expected to attend this event and make this a priority over other events that may occur on the same date.

    Please note that in order to balance numbers and conform with Health & Safety requirements schools from the Aquinas, Dunstan, Emmaus and Samuel Partnerships are requested to attend on this date.

    The charge per school of £20 is to cover the costs of the toilet hire and stewards.

    Jun
    17
    Thu
    Primary Year 6 Leavers’ Mass – CANCELLED
    Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

    This is the annual celebration for all year 6 pupils moving on to the next phase of their education.

    All schools are expected to attend this event and make this a priority over other events that may occur on the same date.

    Please note that in order to balance numbers and conform with Health & Safety requirements schools from the Camino, Gloucestershire and Newman Partnerships are requested to attend on this date.

    The charge per school of £20 is to cover the costs of the toilet hire and stewards.

    Jun
    23
    Wed
    Dare to Dream with a Future Full of Hope @ Virtual
    Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

    Virtual conference for Head Teachers with Adrian Porter.

    Jul
    2
    Fri
    Aspiring Leaders Programme @ Virtual
    Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

    For Senior Leaders

    Facilitators: Colleen Collett and Louise White with outside speakers

    Day Four 

    The programme consists of four face-to-face training days related to leadership of a Catholic school, together with the completion of a school-based project to enhance the Catholic life/Religious Education in your school.  It also involves a visit to another Catholic school to evaluate the leadership characteristics and leadership strategies needed to successfully lead a Catholic school.

    Failure to complete the full course will still incur the full cost.

    For further details please see page 21 of the courses booklet.