The aim of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is to provide an outstanding education for all students attending schools within the Trust.
Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was set up on 1 February 2016. St Wilfrid’s RC College in South Shields was the first school to join the trust.
On 1 May 2019 St Joseph’s Catholic Academy in Hebburn, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Jarrow and Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School in Peterlee joined.
On 1 June 2020 a further four schools joined the expanding Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust: St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy and St Aidan’s Catholic Academy in Sunderland as well as St Mary’s RCVA Primary School, in Wingate, and St Godric’s RCVA Primary School, Wheatley Hill.