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Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies

Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies The first strike at The Cumberland School in Newham, east London, against academisation saw over 50 NEU education union members picketing on Tuesday.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

Parents, children and teachers united against academies

Parents, children and teachers united against academies The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses  GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Parents plan a London carnival in reaction to Tory school funding cuts

11 July 2017
Parents, school workers, children and others will gather in central London this Sunday for a carnival against the cuts.

Strikes spread in London schools - and teachers' action can stop Tory funding cuts

27 June 2017
Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.

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.

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.

As parents plan London protest over school funding cuts - pile pressure on the Tories

13 June 2017
Parents, teachers, children and others are preparing to protest against school funding cuts in London. The demonstration is expected to be on Sunday 16 July.

Anger from unions at new SNP plan to privatise teacher training

06 June 2017
The EIS education union has reacted angrily to the Scottish government’s plan to involve private firms in teacher training.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out

06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

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.

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.

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).

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.

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

11 April 2017
The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

04 April 2017
Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

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