Diocesan Board of Education

Inspiring schools to demonstrate the love of Christ as they educate for life in all its fullness


Welcome to the Coventry Diocesan Board of Education website. The DBE works in partnership with schools, communities, churches and other stakeholders to promote distinctively Christian education. On this website you will find information, resources, advice and guidance. If you can’t find what you are looking for please contact the team directly.

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April Gold – Diocesan Director of Education

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Coventry DBE is dedicated in its mission to develop the Christian foundation of its schools. The DBE supports academisation and the benefits of collaborative working.  For more information please refer to our Strategic School Organisation Plan To visit our academy trust websites, please use the links below:

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Are you new to running prayer spaces? Or perhaps you're a seasoned prayer spaces host but have some questions.

We'd love to help. Next Monday 24th of January at 7:30pm we will be hosting a Q+A session on Zoom. If you're interested, please email: info@prayerspacesinschools.com

Did you know Jen runs a half-termly RE:SEARCH group for RE leads, teachers & HTs from our diocesan schools to engage with research relating to the teaching of RE in the classroom? Contact us for details

Our final talk from our brilliant range of academic researchers for our Christian Worldviews & Advocacy Project was from @DawnLlewellyn, who expertly took us through Christian worldviews & perceptions of motherhood & family. So much to think about for the teacher group!

Any of our schools interested in some great RE CPD for RE teachers/subject leaders? Sign up for @NATREupdate’s #StrictlyRE virtual conference here 👇🏼 It’s always brilliant https://www.natre.org.uk/courses-events/strictlyRE-2022/