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PLEASE NOTE – we are moving to a new website in the Autumn, this will mean that during the Summer term some pages and resources may be unavailable at times. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

The Church of England Education Office has published its Guidance for Collective Worship (previously ‘Statement of Entitlement’) recently.
Join us at one of our forums to consider the implications of this document

Collective Worship Guidance (Statement of Entitlement)  Forum 22nd June 1.30 – 3.00pm

Collective Worship Guidance (Statement of Entitlement) Forum 22nd June 4.30 – 6.00pm

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Oxford Diocesan Board of Education (ODBE) provides high quality bespoke support to Church Schools and Academies in the diocese of Oxford.

Through its advisory services ODBE promotes:

  • Religious Education;
  • Collective Worship;
  • Spiritual development;
  • SIAMS and Ofsted inspections;
  • Leadership development.

The team provides specialist support for building development and legal matters. Among the churches of the diocese, the Board promotes church-related education and provides advice for clergy, governors and parishes in support of their schools.

The Diocese of Oxford covers the nine local authorities: Bracknell, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, and Wokingham. Some 60,000 pupils attend Church Schools in the diocese. There are 272 primary phase church schools, 8 schools in the secondary phase, 2 all through and 2 middle schools.