Diocese of Carlisle

Schools and Education


The following staff are based at the Diocesan Offices at the following address: Church House, 19-24 Friargate, Penrith Cumbria, CA11 7XR.

Diocesan Director of Education

Vanessa O'Dea
Vanessa manages the education team leading on implementing the Board of Education’s Vision and strategy and ensures the development of effective networks and partnerships locally and nationally.

T: 01768 807766/07584 684306
E: director.education@carlislediocese.org.uk

Deputy Director of Education

Charlotte Tudway
Charlotte supports schools in our diocese with a portfolio which includes SIAMS support; school improvement; training and guidance (including, for those governors who are employers, in relation to competency, grievance, disciplinary or redundancy procedures); admissions; individualised school support; and liaison with diocesan consultants. She is also the SIAMS Manager for the Diocese of Carlisle.

T: 07917 993659
E: charlotte.tudway@carlislediocese.org.uk

Schools Buildings and Finance Officer

Dorothy Macleod
Dorothy is responsible for the finance of capital works in the Voluntary Aided schools in our diocese.

T: 01768 807768
E: dorothy.macleod@carlislediocese.org.uk

Administrative and Governance Officer

Morven Anson
Morven provides the administration function for the Education department and has oversight on Church School Governance.

T: 01768 807769
E: education@carlislediocese.org.uk