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Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’

20 June 2017
NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.

Teachers begin strikes at two schools in Ealing to say no to academies

20 June 2017
Teachers at two west London schools were out on strike on Tuesday of this week. NUT union members at Drayton Green primary school began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Those at Dormers Wells High School began a three-day strike.

Slashing schools will be no picnic for Tories

06 June 2017
Parents, teachers, children and others joined several protests against school funding cuts last weekend.

It’s right to fight the Tories as ‘Big School Assembly’ against cuts draws huge crowd

30 May 2017
More than 1,000 people gathered in Mile End Park in east London this evening, Wednesday, in a fantastic show of opposition to school funding cuts.

Big schools protests pledge resistance to Tory education funding cuts

23 May 2017
Anger at Theresa May's plan to slash billions from schools' budgets burst onto the streets

West London teachers fight academies

16 May 2017
Dormers Wells High School teachers in Southall, west London, struck last week against their school being turned into an academy.

Forest Hill strikers battle on as Plumstead Manor strike wins

16 May 2017
Strikers formed a noisy picket line at Forest Hill School in south east London. It was the eighth walkout in a struggle to stop cuts.

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

09 May 2017
Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Activists say, we’re going to teach the Tories a lesson over school funding cuts

09 May 2017
The Tories are in crisis over their planned education cuts. The first copy of the Evening Standard newspaper edited by former chancellor George Osborne last week ran a front page on the crisis.

Children at Birmingham school to spend less time learning due to Tory funding cuts

02 May 2017
A Birmingham school plans to slash two and a half hours’ teaching time from children each week because of Tory cuts.

Activists call protests, ‘big assemblies’ and ‘question times’ in fight to stop school cuts

02 May 2017
The battle to stop Tory education cuts is growing.

School strikes against cuts grow in London

25 April 2017
School strikes are spreading across London even before the Tory funding cuts have begun to hit schools.

Teachers coordinate strikes in London over school cuts - and protests are planned

25 April 2017
Workers at three schools in south east London began a coordinated two-day strike against cuts on Tuesday of this week.

As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue

25 April 2017
Several groups of workers are refusing to put their struggles to one side in the run-up to the general election and are holding successful strikes.

Workers at three south east London schools strike against education cuts

20 April 2017
Workers at three south east London schools are on strike against cuts today, Thursday. As the Tories plan to impose drastic cuts on schools across England, the workers are at the forefront of the battle to defend education.

NUT union backs ballots for a boycott of the hated Sats tests in primary schools

18 April 2017
NUT members voted overwhelmingly for ballots aimed at boycotting the hated Sats tests next year.

School cuts could soon mean strikes after teachers back walkouts at NUT conference

18 April 2017
Teachers in some English schools could strike in the summer term in response to Tory funding cuts. Delegates at the NUT union’s annual conference in Cardiff unanimously voted for the plan last weekend (see below).

Teachers call march as walkouts in three London schools go ahead

18 April 2017
NUT union members at three London secondary schools were set to strike this week over job losses that workers say are linked to funding cuts.

Teachers unanimously call on their NUT union to strike against Tory education cuts

15 April 2017
Teachers have unanimously called on their NUT union to call a one-day strike against education funding cuts next term. 

Movement against school cuts spreads across England

11 April 2017
Around 300 people met in South Gloucestershire to oppose the Tories’ cuts to school funding. Another 50 met in Leamington Spa.

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