Hexham and Newcastle Diocese - Diocesan Department for Education

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education

News and Updates

Education and Formation Mass
Monday 8 July 2019

The Education and Formation Mass was celebrated on Monday 8 July at St. Mary's Cathedral in Newcastle.

The work of school staff, governors and catechists was celebrated and those who were retiring received an episcopal blessing from Bishop Robert Byrne CO. The Diocesan choir and musicians led the singing.

An album of photographs is available through Flickr.


Information on all courses and the Continuing Professional Development and Formation Handbook for 2018-19 can be found here.

Course Booking

If you would like to book on any courses, please do so through the online booking system.

Photo Galleries

Come and explore the latest additions to the photo gallery.

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)

Are you interested in deepening your understanding of the Catholic Faith? Watch the video above for a short clip explaining what’s involved in the CCRS.

For more information and resource, please visit our CCRS page.

CCRS Twenty-Five Years On - Report

Catholic Education Service have released their report; 'CCRS Twenty-Five Years On: One Size Fits All?' Read their full Press Release and access the full report now.

Come and See

Autumn 2019 Planning and Resources are now available.

See also: www.comeandseere.co.uk

The new Primary Education Resources are also available.