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‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers

‘We’re proud of our anti-academy fight,’ say John Roan school strikers The NEU union’s picket line at The John Roan School last week was still lively on the last of 20 days of strikes since May 2018.

Workers walk out to stop Yorkshire school closure

Workers walk out to stop Yorkshire school closure Workers at The Grove Academy in Harrogate, north Yorkshire, walked out on Thursday of last week. It was the fourth strike in a fight to stop cuts that unions say will force the school to close.

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school

Strikes in Essex block academy plan at Waltham Holy Cross school Strikers at Waltham Holy Cross school in Waltham Abbey, Essex, won a victory last week.

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes NEU union members at Waltham Holy Cross Primary School in Waltham Abbey, Essex, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Joan Roan School strikers battle on against academy plan

Joan Roan School strikers battle on against academy plan NEU union members have held their 15th day of strikes against plans to turn the school into an academy

More action at The John Roan School to say no to academisation

More action at The John Roan School to say no to academisation Greenwich council last week unanimously decided to hand over The John Roan School to a United Learning Trust (ULT) Multi-Academy Trust.

John Roan battle rages on

14 May 2019
The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into an academy.

School workers strike to stop academy

19 March 2019
NEU union members at Galliard School in north London struck on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

The Troublemaker—The secret plot to give the queen a holiday in Scotland

05 February 2019
PANIC. The queen and other senior royals will be evacuated from London in the event of riots under secret plans being drawn up by Whitehall.

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield

05 February 2019
NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.

Hundreds on streets against Barclay academy

29 January 2019
Trade Unionists and Labour councillors joined parents, students and ­teachers at a protest against the threatened academisation of the Barclay school in Stevenage last Saturday.

The Troublemaker—Boris Johnson pays for flight but Mr Burns goes for free

29 January 2019
Boris Johnson was happy to take a £14,000 gift in travel and hospitality from the Saudi Arabian government last autumn, which he declared in his financial interests.

Academies allow school bosses to get rich while students suffer, reveals new report

23 January 2019
Academies are disastrous, but the Tories want more of them.

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

11 December 2018
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

04 December 2018
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

29 November 2018
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

07 November 2018
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

21 August 2018
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

12 June 2018
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

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