Events – Calendar

Jan
23
Sat
CCRS @ Virtual
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Module – Sacramental Life 

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

Jan
25
Mon
CCRS @ Virtual
Jan 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Module – Sacramental Life

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

Feb
3
Wed
Cross Phase Modular Course (Timings TBC) @ Virtual
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Day One of Three

This course is for those who have been teaching RE for 2 to 5 years, and primary RE Coordinators who have not yet completed this course.  (It is a requirement by the Bishop that all RE Coordinators in post will have acquired this qualification within two years of their appointment.)

Day One:  Revelation – Teaching RE in a Catholic School

This course is designed to develop and support teachers in their theological and practical RE knowledge.  The course takes the four major documents of Vatican II, as outlined in the ‘Revised Curriculum Directory’ and considers their implication both for teaching and the life of the school.

For further details see page 11 of the Courses Booklet.

Feb
9
Tue
Clerk to Governor Training @ Virtual
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

For clerks to Governors of Catholic schools

Facilitator: Bill McEntee

This session is to support both new and experienced clerks in their role.

The training will provide an understanding of the purpose of Catholic education, the role of the foundation governor and the legislation relating to managing a Catholic school and support the clerking of the governing body of your school.

Feb
25
Thu
Senior Leadership Retreat Day – CANCELLED
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

For Head Teachers and other members of the SLT

Facilitators:  Colleen Collett and Louise White

Guest Speakers tbc

Bishop Declan will be in attendance

If you wish to stay at Ammerdown the night before you will need to contact the centre directly.

Mar
6
Sat
Governor Induction Training @ Virtual
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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.

Mar
13
Sat
CCRS @ Alexander House
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Module – Christian Morality

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

 

Mar
15
Mon
CCRS @ Alexander House
Mar 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Module – Christian Morality

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

Mar
17
Wed
Cross Phase Modular Course @ St. Augustine's Parish Centre,
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Day Two of Three

This course is for those who have been teaching RE for 2 to 5 years, and primary RE Coordinators who have not yet completed this course. (It is a requirement by the Bishop that all RE Coordinators in post will have acquired this qualification within two years of their appointment.)

Day Two: Celebration – Sacramental life and prayer in a Catholic School

This course is designed to develop and support teachers in their theological and practical RE knowledge. The course takes the four major documents of Vatican II, as outlined in the ‘Revised Curriculum Directory’ and considers their implication both for teaching and the life of the school.

For further details see page 11 of the Courses Booklet.

Mar
22
Mon
Aspiring Leaders Programme @ Alexander House
Mar 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

For Senior Leaders

Facilitators: Colleen Collett and Louise White with outside speakers

Day Two – Project

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.