The aim of Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust is to provide a practical and moral purpose to the furthering of education, giving strength and a collective responsibility for the educational welfare of pupils in our schools. 

Strong links and leadership means that professional development of staff is central to the work of the Trust.

The Trust

Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust has overarching accountability and governance of a number of Academies. Carmel College, Holy Family, St Augustine’s, St Bede’s and St Teresa's Primary Schools, Darlington. St Joseph's Newton Aycliffe.  Our Lady and St Thomas, Willington. St Charles, Tudhoe and St Joseph's, Coundon. St Chad's Primary, and St John's School & Sixth Form, Bishop Auckland. Our Lady and St. Bede, St Gregory’s, St Cuthbert's, St Patrick's Primary Schools, and St. Bede's Stockton.  St Michael’s and Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, St Paul's Primary, St Joseph's Primary, St John the Evangelist Primary, Billingham. St Joseph’s, Norton and St William's Trimdon.  St Teresa's, St Joseph's, St Bega's and Sacred Heart Catholic Primary Schools and English Martyrs School & Sixth Form College, Hartlepool. 


All members benefit from the strong ethos and quality governance.  Being members of the trust has formalised the collaboration between schools sharing a vision to provide the best possible outcomes for all our children.

This is an exciting time for all the schools involved and we provide a wealth of opportunities for students and staff across the Trust.