Welcome to the Archdiocese of Birmingham Education Service
Certificate of Thanksgiving for Dedicated Service to Catholic Education
Please click on the image to download the Application Form.
Important: Further to the email sent to all Chairs on Wednesday 3rd May, the link below gives access to the 'Academy Strategy Form'. This form should be completed by Chairs of Governors/Boards and submitted by 31/05/2017. For reference only a blank form detailing all the information required can be accessed here.
The Archdiocese of Birmingham Education service works on behalf of the Archbishop of Birmingham and the Diocesan Trustee to
Catholic Education throughout our Diocesan family of schools.
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Message from our Director
Christ is risen!
Dear Colleagues in Catholic education,
During the Easter Season the Church joyfully proclaims this message which is at the heart of our Catholic Faith. It prompts us to remember that if Christ had not been raised from the dead there would be no point in our proclaiming the Gospel...
Our Mission and Aims
TO ANNOUNCE THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL BY MAKING CHRIST KNOWN TODAY THROUGH SECURING, PROTECTING AND IMPROVING THE PROVISION OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BIRMINGHAM.
WORKING ON BEHALF OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM AND THE DIOCESAN TRUSTEES WE WILL SEEK TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING AIMS...
Latest DES Updates
Forthcoming Events and Training
Primary RE Cluster Group Meetings - Read
Courses Currently Available - Read
Leadership Events (including Headteacher Briefings) - Read
New Governor Director Induction Days 2016-17:
Monday 22nd May 2017
St Mary's College, Oscott, 1-2 July
This event is not organised by the DES, but well worth attending.
for the poster read
for details and booking form read