St Joseph and St Teresa

Catholic Primary School


Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust

Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust


As a Trust we are continuing to grow, schools now part of the Trust are: 


St Joseph & St Teresa's, Wells

St Gildas, Yeovill

St Joseph's, Burnham on Sea

St Joseph's, Bridgwater

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Wincanton

Corpus Chrisiti, Weston Super Mare

St Mary's, Chippenham

Christ the King, Amesbury

St Edmund's, Calne

St Louis, Frome

Welcome to the Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust (DCET)

We are a family of ten Catholic schools situated in the South West of England. Our purpose is to provide excellent education, to celebrate the uniqueness of our schools and each member in them and to welcome everyone.

As a community of Catholic schools we aspire to give children an all-round education rooted in Christian values in a nurturing environment where they flourish, become lifelong learners and fulfil their potential.  Helen Taylor (CEO)

St Joseph and St Teresa's Catholic Primary school is now consulting on becoming part of The Dunstan Catholic Educational Trust with the following schools: 



  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, Weston 

  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School, Wincanton 

  • St Gildas Catholic Primary School, Yeovil 

  • St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bridgwater 

  • St Joseph’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Burnham on Sea 


The Multi Academy Trust consultation runs from 15th October 2021 – 26th November 2021. 


Please find below some documents, which will provide information about the Trust, a formal consultation letter with a link to the consultation questionnaire, frequently asked questions and the role of the Diocese. The Stakeholder Consultation Presentation will be uploaded after the presentation has been delivered in the school: 


  • Formal Consultation Letter which includes: 

The Diocesan View 

Consultation Questionnaire 

Frequently Asked Questions  

  • Online Questionnaire – link/word document 

  • Stakeholder Presentation 


Please click on the link below for the consultation: 



All documents are available as hard copies from the school office. Please speak to the school office if you need support in accessing these documents. 

Dunstan Partnership 


The Dunstan Partnership is a group of Catholic schools in Somerset and North Somerset created with the aim of supporting and strengthening Catholic schools through collaboration and sharing of good practice 



The purpose of this partnership is to ensure that all schools within the Dunstan Partnership provide high quality Catholic education that serves the need of its community. The principle responsibilities will be to support the Bishop in ensuring that all schools provide a distinctive education based on the theology and philosophy of Catholicism. The overarching aim of the group will be to fulfill the Bishop's Diocesan vision of: 


         Deepening Prayer, Enabling Communion, Strengthening Mission 


Responsibilities also include the monitoring, reviewing and reporting on all matters concerned with raising standards and improving the quality of teaching and learning across the partnership as well as all matters concerned with resources that can be obtained across the partnership to increase our buying power.