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'Adolescents should be encouraged to grow towards maturity and responsibility,' the guidance says (PA)

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

St Richard Reynolds has been rated as outstanding

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

Sir Michael Wilshaw with pupils at St Paul’s Way Trust School in east London (PA)

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

Tristam Hunt talks of 'zero tolerance'

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

Michael Keaton (Photo: PA)

Actor says his Catholic school shaped him as a person

Children from New Hall school in Essex at a Mass in Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/

Church also serves more children from deprived areas

The school was marked down for failing to have its curriculum on its site

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

Archbishop Nichols addresses Catholic schoolchildren yesterday (Mazur/

Freedom of association is not apartheid

The High Court has granted a judicial review of the plan following a legal challenge by campaigners (Photo: PA)

High Court grants judicial review of plan to open a Catholic primary and secondary in Richmond

Diocese of Westminster wins battle to establish secondary school in south London borough