simon taylor The Revd Canon Dr Simon Taylor, Director of Curate Training, is responsible for the training of Curates and their Training Priests in the Diocese of Derby.

The Curacy Handbook contains useful  information for both curates and their training incumbents.

click here to open the curacy handbook



IME Phase 2  Programme 2017 - 2018

IME YR1 Programme for Deacons 2017 - 2018

Click here to download the programme for deacons IME YR1 for Deacons 2017 - 2018

 IME YRS 2&3 for Priests 2017- 2018

 Click here  to download the programme for priests IME yrs 2&3 for Priests 2017 - 2018


Click here to download the programme  for Training Priests Training for Training Priests





matt barnesThe Director of Mission and Ministry, the Revd Canon Matt Barnes has responsibility for the CMD programme for clergy and for authorising applications for CMD grants.

All  such applications should be sent  directly to Marietta Forman at Derby Church House or by email to

For any other matters or queries please be in contact with Marietta on 01332 388673 who will be happy to help.

Below you will find the following docs :

CMD and clergy Grant Requests: 

Applications for Sabbaticals and Study Leave 

Anyone interested in applying should in the first instance be in touch with Matt Barnes.

If you intend to apply for a sabbatical or study leave in 2020 your application form must be submitted by 1st April 2019.

         See below for further information on sources that may be applied to for funding as appropriate. 





Downloadable forms for Training Incumbents are available here

The Diocese of Derby

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Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650 (reception)

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