Board of Education
Promoting Christian distinctiveness through excellent education in the Diocese of Rochester


The Diocesan Board of Education officers work closely with a team of high quality education advisers and consultants who have a wide range of skills, expertise and understanding to work with our Church schools and academies.

Diocesan Associate Team

Our Diocesan Associates are highly experienced education professionals, many of whom have worked at a senior level within Local Authorities or are experienced headteachers who come from leading some of our Outstanding Church schools across the diocese.

Details of their specialist areas and expertise can be found below:

Caroline Crofts                                Beverley Sulway                              Cathie Aldis 


Helen Jones                                         Keith Morrison                   Keith Ransom 



Linda Waghorn                              Peter Gregory                   Vanessa Dunnet  


Penny Bowles 


If you are interested in working with one of our Diocesan Associates, please contact Caroline Crofts, Lead Consultant for School Improvement, who will be happy to provide further details and information on daily rates for schools.

Caroline can be contacted by e-mail: or phone the Diocesan Office on 01634 560025.