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Schools: a revolt is going on against Tory reopening plans

Schools: a revolt is going on against Tory reopening plans New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.

Huge meetings of parents boost fight against unsafe schools opening

Huge meetings of parents boost fight against unsafe schools opening Over 580 people joined a meeting in Redbridge, 185 in Coventry and 140 in Hackney

School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses

School workers in Scotland reject blather from bosses Teachers at two schools in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, have struck over health concerns.

Funding formula fails test as schools still face cuts

Funding formula fails test as schools still face cuts Also: strike called at Badock’s Wood Primary School in Bristol

Teachers and parents unite against Tory cuts

Teachers and parents unite against Tory cuts Around 1,000 people took to the streets against Tory education cuts in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, last Saturday.

Support UCU Left in union elections

Support UCU Left in union elections Elections are underway in the UCU union, where UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill is challenging Sally Hunt to become the union’s next general secretary.

South Gloucestershire parents ask, ‘Why can’t schools be run by local authority?’

29 November 2016
Around 400 parents, teachers and students protested outside the gates of the Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire last Saturday.

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

09 February 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Small Heath School teachers step up strikes and defend victimised union rep

26 January 2016
Teachers gathered outside Birmingham's Small Heath School today, Tuesday, as NUT union members began a three-day strike following similar action last week.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

John Cabot academy strike off after workers win all their demands

12 January 2016
A strike at John Cabot academy in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, planned for Tuesday of this week, was called off after workers won all of their demands.

Strike beats Alfreton Grange school bosses

15 December 2015
NUT union members at Alfreton Grange academy in North Derbyshire have won over working conditions.

Education round-up

08 December 2015
Teachers at Tech City in Islington, north London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Fourth united strike rocks Small Heath school bosses

24 November 2015
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham struck on Wednesday of last week. It was workers’ fourth strike in their battle to stop the school becoming an academy.

Small Heath teachers strike again

17 November 2015
Teachers in the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

Solidarity boosts solid strike at St Wilfrid's school in west Yorkshire

03 November 2015
Teachers at St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School in Featherstone, west Yorkshire, struck today, Tuesday, in a dispute over “leadership and management issues”.

Solid strike at Small Heath school

20 October 2015
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham struck on Tuesday of this week against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

Winterbourne school shows strikes can win

22 September 2015
Teachers at Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire have scored a major victory—and shown that strikes can win.

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