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John Roan battle rages on

John Roan battle rages on The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into an academy.

School workers strike to stop academy

School workers strike to stop academy 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

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

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield 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

Hundreds on streets against Barclay academy 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

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

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.

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