There are 103 Church of England schools and academies in the Peterborough Diocese. Three of these are secondary schools, in Northampton, Kettering and Peterborough, and one hundred are primary schools. Church primary schools can be found throughout the whole Diocese, serving rural, urban and suburban communities.
No two Church of England schools are the same, but they all share a Christian ethos, provide Christian worship and make Religious Education a key priority. Peter Cantley, Director of Education, provides the strategic leadership overseeing the diocesan church schools team who provide ongoing support to all of our schools. They help to ensure that the Christian vision and values of the school are embedded in all aspects of school life. Where a gold standard SLA is in place, a team of diocesan schools consultants work with the church schools team bringing considerable experience of working in education in Church of Engalnd schools at headteacher level.
All Church schools are inspected through the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) framework, please find more information here.