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Catholic Church still effectively blocked from opening free schools thanks to admissions’ cap

Why should a child be unable to attend their local school which happens to be Catholic, but be obliged to travel afar for education?

The diocese has released a guidance document for sex and relationship lessons

The two highly praised schools opened in Richmond in 2013 despite a campaign by secularist lobby groups

School inspectors have been accused of heavy-handedly questioning 10-year-olds as part of a ‘witch-hunt’ against traditional values. But this couldn’t be more wrong

Tristram Hunt’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy to homophobia is a hint of the clashes to come

Actor says his Catholic school shaped him as a person

Church also serves more children from deprived areas

High-achieving school is told its pupils show ‘less awareness of the dangers of extremism’