Durand Academy says it still intends to submit proposals for a sixth-form block at a later stage
The Education Secretary Michael Gove’s department has been censured by public spending watchdogs over a plan to set up a state boarding school for inner-city children in the heart of the Sussex countryside.
No domestic teams could have sustained the pace or matched the invention
Eerie images have captured a deserted village once dubbed the “real life Atlantis” after it spent over 25 years under water.
The call was unexpected, from someone I'd never heard of: "My name's Peter Carson. I gather you've been to Yelabuga."
Our writer, an Oxford graduate, slams his elitist alma mater
I find it very hard being a working mother Not being a mother, but being a working mother. But I love working and I love being a mum. I'm the kind of person who will still do the things that others might get someone else to do: I want my kids to see me putting the breakfast on the table and doing their laundry. So I do tire myself out that way.
Expanded scheme aims to give 1,000 vulnerable children free places at top private and state providers
Diana Lamplugh suffered any parent's worst nightmare: her beautiful, beloved and sparky daughter Suzy, a trainee estate agent, arranged to meet a client, a "Mr Kipper", at a house in Fulham, west London, on a July afternoon in 1986. She went off to the appointment and disappeared. What happened to Suzy is still not known 25 years later.
Jubilate (pronounced yoo-be-la-ta) is, according to Chambers' Dictionary, the Latin exhortation to rejoice or exult: the opening word of the 100th Psalm (in the Vulgate). According to Michael Arditti: "It just sounded like a good title for a pilgrimage". For a novelist born with Jewish origins and educated at a Methodist boarding school, there appears to be no compelling reason why Arditti should have chosen a Catholic crise de conscience as the subject of this holy visit to Lourdes. Or why he should have used a female narrative voice for the pilgrim, alternating with a (male) TV film director who is shooting a worthy God-slot from a strictly agnostic angle.
'We'd start playing Cluedo and end up decorating the board because it looked boring'
In a golden age for B-movie bloodsucking, one cult horror was a bite above the rest. It is now out on DVD
An unsentimental education
Withering plights of three sisters
Written off as a Blairite, the new Transport Secretary has made a startling new beginning in a job that he has always wanted
Plan for academies to give vulnerable children a 'prep school education'