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Fr Laurence Soper (EPA/Metropolitan Police)

Fr Laurence Soper was arrested in 2010 but disappeared after failing to answer bail

Students can apparently no longer enter Downside Abbey without being accompanied by an adult

Monks and other members of staff at Downside are now being treated with caution

The cloister at St Benedict's School, Ealing

Ealing Abbey to hand over control of school

Benedictines will no longer run school in west London following allegations of clerical sex abuse said to have occurred over 20 years

Irish prime minister Enda Kenny (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

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Luke Burgess-Moloney dresses up as Harry Potter, headmaster Rob Simmons as a Dickensian toff and Yakira Correia de Sousa Barradas as Little Red Riding Hood

School celebrates great books

St Benedict’s Junior School in Ealing, west London, celebrates Book Week

Front row: Kathryn Grahame, Tess Fawcett and Arthur Dow. Back row: Alex Ozegovic and James Coda

Members of SVP at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London, run soup kitchen every month

Pupils at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London, visit the Biogen Greenfinch Anaerobic Digester

St Benedict’s School in Ealing is working with the local council to collect food waste at lunchtimes

Georgia McConnell records a report

Pupils become reporters

Two pupils at St Benedict’s School in Ealing were recently selected as outstanding school reporters by the BBC

A contented pupil reads a favourite book in honour of World Book Day

World Book Day celebrated with a ‘read-in’ at St Benedict’s junior school in west London

Max Kentish plays Mr van Huyten and Tess Fawcett the unsuspecting customer

School puts on classic 1960s play

Cloisters at St Benedict’s in Ealing, west London, were the setting for this year’s production of A Kind of Loving