St John The Baptist Catholic Primary School "Together, through our words and actions, our work and play,We point towards Christ, each and every day"

Portsmouth Diocese

Portsmouth Diocese - the Bishop’s vision

Bringing People closer to Jesus Christ through His Church.


At St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School, our Bishop's vision is an integral part of the school's life. Through our curriculum, partnership with parents, and our links with our parish, we are trying to make his vision a reality in our school.


Bishop Philip Egan is the Bishop of the Portsmouth Diocese.


The bishop publishes a weekly e-Newsletter.


You can sign up at: 

Portsmouth Diocese Schools' Annual Mass

The Diocese Ten-Year Plan


"You will be my witness"


A copy of the plan can be downloaded here: 10-Year Plan






The contact for the Catholic Academies and Schools Office:

Catholic Academies and Schools Office,
St Swithun Wells House,
22 Edinburgh Road,
Portsmouth, PO1 1DH

Tel: 02392 893600


Portsmouth Diocese Website