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Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute

Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.

Fight against academisation heats up in east London

Fight against academisation heats up in east London Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.

Huge victory in Newham schools academy battle

Huge victory in Newham schools academy battle Workers at an east London secondary school have won a big victory in a fight against academisation.

Schools and councils round-up: strikes over ‘bullying,’ academies and more

Schools and councils round-up: strikes over ‘bullying,’ academies and more Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School for Girls in south east London resumed their strikes this week with a three-day walkout from Tuesday.

‘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

02 July 2019
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

02 July 2019
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

25 June 2019
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

25 June 2019
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

18 June 2019
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.

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