Diocesan Board of Education

Enabling flourishing through Christ.  Educating 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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Our latest report revealed that British children’s happiness is in an alarming state of decline, with an estimated 300,000 children across the UK unhappy with their lives. 📉 🙁

Children deserve drastic change, and there are things you can do to help ⬇️

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4 ways to boost your child’s wellbeing

Liz Connor shares tips and exercises to soothe stress and build mental resilience


We can't let this become the norm.

That's why we're calling on the gov't to:
✅ Measure children’s well-being like they do adults
✅ Invest in mental health support hubs in every community
✅ Have an ambitious plan for childhood in the UK

RT 🔁 to spread awareness