Diocese of Chichester

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

About Diocese of Chichester

The Diocese of Chichester is one of 41 dioceses of the Church of England, covering East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. Its Board of Education is responsible for 150 primary and seven secondary schools which educate over 37,000 children. The Diocese has over two hundred years of successful experience as a provider of schools across Sussex as part of its mission to support and serve the whole community. We are passionate about giving children a knowledge of the church, and offering them an opportunity to come to Jesus.

The Board’s responsibilities include

  • promoting education which is consistent with the faith and practice of the Church of England in the diocese
  • promoting religious education and religious worship in schools in the diocese
  • promoting church schools in the diocese and advising the school governors, trustees of church educational endowments and others

The Diocese is the sponsor of a Multi-Academy Trust containing 5 primary and one secondary school and set to expand, and two other schools are in standalone academies.


Address: 211 New Church Road, Hove, Brighton, BN3 4ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 421021