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Santa hats, solidarity and strike against academy at John Roan school

Santa hats, solidarity and strike against academy at John Roan school Striking GMB union members were joined by NEU union members who refused to cross their picket line.

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.

Teachers refuse to cross picket line as school workers strike against academisation

Teachers refuse to cross picket line as school workers strike against academisation GMB union members at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck against a plan to turn the school into an academy

Upbeat strike at The John Roan school says no to academies

Upbeat strike at The John Roan school says no to academies Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.

Corrupt Copland head made to pay back thousands

Corrupt Copland head made to pay back thousands A former head teacher and his former colleagues have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds they unlawfully received from a west London school.

How to fight against academies

How to fight against academies Teachers, parents, campaigners and others will meet in London this Saturday to discuss the battle against academies.

LETTERS: We're stronger and more united after Newham academy battle

07 May 2018
We have lost, but we have won much, and we are not defeated

Standing in the way of privatised education - the battle against academies in Newham

01 May 2018
An inspiring battle in east London has breathed new life into the fight to stop academies. Two socialist activists, Carolyn McGrath and Miriam Scharf, spoke to Socialist Worker about how the campaign was built – and how others can take up the struggle elsewhere

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues

01 May 2018
Workers and parents at Avenue school in east London scored a victory this week after school bosses retreated on an academy plan.

East London schools strikers rally together against academisation

26 April 2018
Strikers, parents and their supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as three-day strikes at two schools came to an end

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show

25 April 2018
Demonstrators chanted, “Education, not privatisation,” and, “Our schools are not for sale.”

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

17 April 2018
Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

Strikers on the front foot in anti-academies battle in east London

17 April 2018
There was an exuberant mood on the picket line at Avenue primary school in Newham on Tuesday.

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education

31 March 2018
This year’s NUT union conference in Brighton has seen fury at the Tories' assault on schools.

Newham victories show we can beat academies and the cuts

27 March 2018
Parents, teachers and campaigners in Newham, east London, are celebrating several victories over academisation after strikes and protests.

The Newham struggle against academisation is winning

20 March 2018
School workers in east London have the council on the run

Parents and teachers slam governors’ drive to make schools academies in east London

15 March 2018
Strikers, parents and supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as NEU union members at three schools struck against academies.

Three Newham schools strike against academies - and win huge support

14 March 2018
NEU union members in east London, are showing their determination not to let more of our schools become academies

Three east London schools strike against academy plans

23 February 2018
Workers at three east London schools struck together yesterday—with lively picket lines joined by parents, teachers, and support workers

School workers in London to strike and rally together against academy plans

21 February 2018
Workers and parents are united in this battle for education

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