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

The DBE Composition

Rochester Diocesan Board of Education (RDBE)

 Following the recent reconstitution of the RDBE the composition of the Board from 1 January 2019 will be as follows:

  1. The Bishop of Rochester or his or her nominated representative
  2. One person nominated by the Bishop of Rochester
  3. Six persons elected by the Diocesan Synod (three clergy and three lay)
  4. Not less than two or more than six persons co-opted by the Board. Two members shall be persons currently serving as head teachers (one in the primary stage and one in the secondary stage) of Church of England schools or academies within the Diocese and
  5. The following local authorities shall each be entitled to nominate one person to attend meetings of the Board on its behalf
    1. The Council of the London Borough of Bexley
    2. The Council of the London Borough of Bromley
    3. Kent County Council and
    4. Medway Council