Diocesan protocols for maintained schools and academies.

85.17 Attachment 1 – CES Model diocesan protocols for VA schools and academies July 2017

These protocols explain the relationship you must have with the Diocese of Lancaster. In particular, they explain diocesan requirements and expectation and the support the diocese can provide to a school or academy in the areas the protocols cover.

The basis for this document is to ensure the preservation and development of the Catholic character of schools through the relationship with the Diocese in compliance with a schools governing documents.

The protocols are drawn from Catholic Education Service guidance.