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Education round-up

Issue No. 2483

Teachers at Tech City in Islington, north London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week. The free school was formerly known as STEM 6.

NUT union members unanimously voted for strikes after a stressed worker collapsed in the classroom.

Union members plan a three-day strike from Tuesday of next week.

Send messages of support to nut@islingtonteachers.org.uk

Nut members at Alfreton Grange school in Derbyshire began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

They are in dispute over changes to the timetable that they say damage childrens’ education.

Send messages of support to secretary@wirral.nut.org.uk

Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

It will be the NUT, NASUWT and ATL union members’ fifth walkout in their fight to stop the school becoming an academy.


Teachers at Bournville School & Sixth Form Centre began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week over planned job cuts.

NUT and NASUWT union members joined the walkout. Bosses at the school want to close the sixth form and cut at least 14 jobs.


NUT members at Listerdale primary academy in Rotherham struck on Wednesday and Thursday of last week in support of suspended head teacher Craig Roberts.

Send messages of support to Fsprague.nut@gmail.com

NUT members at Ely College in Cambridge have called off a strike after winning demands over workload and performance targets.


London Teachers’ Housing Campaign supporters held a protest outside Foxton’s estate agents in Islington, north London, on Saturday of last week.

They are fighting against high rents for teachers.


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