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School of Theology

Bridging the gap between church and seminary

Join us each month for our School of Theology as we delve into practical, biblical and systematic theology with the help of experienced speakers such as Revd Drs Ian Hamilton, Geoff Thomas, and Bill Schweitzer. 

Students can enrol online or attend classes in person at All Saints Presbyterian Church. We offer a Certificate in Theological Studies for those who successfully complete the course and related assignments.

  • Register here if you will attend in person

  • Register here if you will attend online



The curriculum will cover the major tenets of the Christian Faith, give an overview of the Old and New Testaments, and delve into issues facing Christians in the 21st century. Aspects of Systematic, Biblical and Applied Theology will be taught. It will mean delving deeper into God’s rich word! We are delighted to offer a discounted Banner of Truth bookstall.



Revd Dr Geoff Thomas · Revd Dr Ian Hamilton · Revd Dr Bill Schweitzer · Revd Dr Peter Naylor · Professor Alan Thomas · Dr Chris Richards · Revd Dr Gary McKee · Revd. Andrew Kerr · Revd Clover Todman · Revd Dr Drew Goodman



Classes will take place once a month on Saturdays (9.30am – 1pm).

The dates for 2021 spring-summer are:
16 January | 20 February | 20 March | 17 April | 15 May | 19 June | 17 July

Cost & Registration


  • Students in full time education: free

  • Under 18s with a paying adult: free

  • Saturday morning entry with refreshments provided by enjoybakes: £15

  • Online access per session: £15

  • Six-month offer for all classes February-August: £60 (includes online access)


If you plan to attend the classes in-person, register here.

If you would like to enrol as as online student, register here.

Featured Resource

Want to know what a typical lecture looks like in our School of Theology? 

We've made one of our recent sessions available free of charge to give you a first impression.

Join Alan Thomas, church elder and lecturer in psychiatry at Newcastle University, as he unpacks a Christian approach to depression and dementia. 


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Joanne, The Netherlands

The School of Theology offers a good opportunity to study and discuss different topics related to Christian faith, both theological and practical. Since the School is available online, you can join from wherever you are.

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Chris, Newcastle

As a church elder and doctor, the School of Theology has opened up whole new areas of theology that I have never considered in such depth before. It has been a joy to listen to these challenging talks with brothers and sisters who share a hunger to know our great God better.

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Ineke, Madrid

The School of Theology has been great, applying rich theology to practical, everyday issues with biblical clarity and warmth. I have loved tuning in online, and am grateful for the generous provision made for students!