Welcome to the Church Schools of Cambridge

The Church Schools of Cambridge (the Trust) is a registered charity established in 1703 to provide schooling with a Christian ethos for poor children in Cambridge. Today, the Trust provides facilities and targeted support to four Church of England primary schools in Cambridge – St Luke’s, St Paul’s, St Philip’s and Park Street. It provides additional targeted funding for specific school projects, along with making other relevant grants to the wider community of Cambridge and providing a range of RE-related workshops and resources.

We hope you find this website useful. If you have any queries, please contact us on admin@csoc.org.uk


Latest News

Foundation Governor Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a Foundation Governor at St Paul’s Primary School. The role has a special focus on upholding the Christian ethos of the school. If you would like more information about the role and how to apply, please contact us at admin@csoc.org.uk

Footprints of Faith Cambridge Walks

Footprints of Faith is a programme of Cambridge walking tours, developed to support the RE curriculum and encourage cross-curricular links with other key subjects, in particular science and history. Many world-leading pioneers in scientific discovery and social reform have lived and worked in Cambridge over the centuries. Many were inspired by their faith, which the …

Schools’ exhibitions and workshops

Every year, different Cambridge city churches host our special exhibition weeks for schools. These workshop events bring alive stories and people from the Bible through dramatic storytelling and encourage children to think about aspects of faith and to respond imaginatively to the stories through creative crafts and art. This autumn, ‘Seeing through Prophets’ Eyes’ at …

Dates for diary

February 2018

The first schools’ exhibition in 2018 will be on a theme for Lent at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 19–23 February. Each session for a class of 30 children lasts approximately 1 ½ hours. Transport can be provided.

March 2018

There will be a special focus on Footprints Science Walks throughout March 2018 to coincide with Cambridge Science Week. On these walks, children will encounter the stories of some of the world’s great scientists and their connections with Cambridge, including Isaac Newton, James Clerk Maxwell, revered by Einstein for his groundbreaking work on electromagnetism, and Ernest Rutherford, who has been called the Father of Nuclear Physics.

For more information and to book, please contact us at admin@csoc.org.uk

Contact us

For general enquiries about the Trust’s work, please contact admin@csoc.org.uk.

For specific enquiries about working with the Trust, please contact Isobel Rawlinson, the Trust’s Director: i.rawlinson@csoc.org.uk

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