Children and Young People

You can find out about the Church's work with children and young people in parish and diocesan settings on the Children and Young People pages. Contact the National Children and Youth Adviser using this contact form.


Contact your local school or find an inspection report through A Church Near You.

Specific school queries should be directed either to the school concerned or to the relevant Diocesan Board of Education (see map below).

Click to access an accessible list of each map item as text


The Education Office

The Church of England Education Office works in partnership with the dioceses to support education in a variety of settings:

  • Support diocesan advisers, parishes and individuals in their work with children and young people in parish, diocesan and community settings.
  • Support the Church of England Youth Council.
  • Working in partnership with the dioceses to support the 4,644 Church of England schools, and the 200 Church schools in Wales. 
  • Negotiate with Government and other national agencies to maintain and develop the contribution of Church schools to public education in England and Wales.
  • Support and advise diocesan education teams on technical issues, curriculum and religious education, collective worship and school character.
  • Develop, manage and quality assure the denominational inspection process (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools).
  • Promote chaplaincy in educational settings.
  • Develop strategy and policy in Further and Higher Education.

Senior Leadership Team

Chief Education Officer
Leadership Development
Growing Faith Foundation
Education Policy
Operations & Finance

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