Hexham and Newcastle Diocese - Diocesan Department for Education

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education


News and Updates

Year of Mercy

The Diocesan Department for Education have sent resources for the Year of Mercy to all schools. More will be added each month. See resources.

Year of Mercy Pilgrimage Booklet

Bishop Seamus is keen for as many children and young people as possible to visit the Cathedral during this holy year. A booklet has been written for primary and secondary schools to use during a Year of Mercy pilgrimage to St Mary’s Cathedral. These can be ordered using the primary and secondary order forms.

Come and See

Autumn 2016 Planning and Resources are now available.

See also: www.comeandseere.co.ukexternal website

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.

Spirited Arts Competition 2016

As part of our Year of Mercy celebrations we invite our Diocesan schools to take part in a Spirited Arts Competition on the theme of Mercy. The categories include poetry, art, music and dance for years 1/2, 3/4 and 5/6.

The closing date for entries is Wednesday 5 October 2016.

A presentation evening of prizes will take place on Wednesday 2 November 2016, 6.00pm – 8.00pm at Cardinal Hume Catholic School.

Further information and how to enter can be found here.


Information on all courses and the Continuing Professional Development and Formation Handbook for 2016-17 can be found here.