Education

A great Catholic education

The Education Department ensure the delivery of quality Catholic education in our schools, acadademies and colleges.

Our schools
Academies
Admissions
Reporting concerns
Inspections & reports
Recruitment
Resources
Schools Improvement
School improvement
Teacher training
VCS
Schools finder

Admissions and appeals

How to appeal a decision regarding the offer of a school place.

What we do

Our team at the Education Department is staffed by a professionals who provide support and advice to headteachers, governing bodies and clergy and support the archdiocese in matters including governance, staff recruitment, admission arrangements, religious education, and capital development.

About our schools

Across our network of almost 230 schools and colleges, we focus on personal, spiritual and moral formation as well as on academic progress.

Find our schools

Discover our Catholic schools, sixth form colleges and private schools.

How to report concerns about a school

We will try our best to promptly resolve any issues, concerns or complaints.

Inspections & annual reports

All of our school’s Ofsted, Section 48 and annual reports.

Recruitment

Guidance on recruitment and upcoming education jobs in the archdiocese.

Resources for schools

Resources for your classroom and your school.

Teacher training & development

Offering our valued teachers ongoing development, newly qualified teachers up to headteachers.

Voluntary Contribution Scheme

This scheme allows us to support our schools and their activities.

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Rev Canon
Michael
Fitzsimons
Rev Canon Michael Fitzsimons
Trustee
Staff
Priest
Role
Episcopal Vicar for Education
Department
Education
Sub-department
Status
Serving
Parish
Priest
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St Columba, Huyton
Parish
Priest
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Joan
McCarthy
Joan McCarthy
Staff
Role
Director of Education
Department
Education
Sub-department
Status
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Ben
McMullen
Ben McMullen
Staff
Role
Deputy Director of Education
Department
Education
Sub-department
Status
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Administration

Hannah
Blabey
Hannah Blabey
Staff
Role
Office Manager
Department
Education
Sub-department
Administration
Status
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Dawn
Brand
Dawn Brand
Staff
Role
Education Department Administrator
Department
Education
Sub-department
Administration
Status
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Vicky
Magill
Vicky Magill
Staff
Role
Administrator
Department
Education
Sub-department
Administration
Status
Parish
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Parish
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Jenny
Truddaiu
Jenny Truddaiu
Staff
Role
Administrator
Department
Education
Sub-department
Administration
Status
Parish
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Parish
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Education Officers

Angela
Allen
Angela Allen
Staff
Role
Lead Officer for Primary School Improvement
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
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Michael
Boland
Michael Boland
Role
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
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Richard
Coakley
Richard Coakley
Staff
Role
Schools Officer
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
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Rev
Paul
Mannings
Rev Paul Mannings
Staff
Deacon
Role
Secondary Adviser and CCRS Coordinator
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
Serving
Parish
Deacon
at
Parish
Deacon
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Sandra
Martin
Sandra Martin
Staff
Role
Primary School Operations Support Officer
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
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Maria
McGarry
Maria McGarry
Staff
Role
Diocesan Schools Officer (Primary)
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
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Parish
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Pat
Peel
Pat Peel
Staff
Role
Primary Adviser
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
Parish
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Parish
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Michelle
Ravey
Michelle Ravey
Role
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
Parish
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Parish
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Julie
Rourke
Julie Rourke
Staff
Role
Primary Adviser
Department
Education
Sub-department
Education Officers
Status
Parish
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Parish
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Governance

Gill
Donohoe
Gill Donohoe
Role
Department
Education
Sub-department
Governance
Status
Parish
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Parish
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CCRS

Paul
Crilly
Paul Crilly
Staff
Role
CCRS Administrator
Department
Education
Sub-department
CCRS
Status
Parish
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Parish
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