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Don’t let the bosses sack Simon O’Hara

Don’t let the bosses sack Simon O’Hara Bosses at Birmingham’s Small Heath School have sacked former NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

Parents boycott Sats and slam Tory exam factories

Parents boycott Sats and slam Tory exam factories Parents across England refused to take their six and seven year olds into schools on Tuesday. The “strike” was in protest at the hated Sats tests that turn schools into exam factories.

Teachers get to work to build for anti-academies strike vote

Teachers get to work to build for anti-academies strike vote Tory plans to force every school to become an academy would see profit-making businesses take over schools. But growing opposition could soon lead to action, reports?Sadie Robinson

New ballot to back Simon O'Hara

Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham are preparing to hold an indicative ballot for strikes

Support victimised NUT rep Simon O'Hara—and defend trade union rights

Support victimised NUT rep Simon OHara—and defend trade union rights Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to meet on Tuesday of this week to discuss further action to defend conditions and union rights. Also: strikes at St Peter's Collegiate School and Lambeth College

Victimised rep Simon O'Hara faces new threat as strike suspended

Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to hold a crucial meeting on Wednesday to discuss their continuing battle against bosses.

Small Heath teachers need support as they step up fight to save their rep Simon O'Hara

08 March 2016
Victimised union rep Simon O'Hara (Pic: Guy Smallman)

More strikes needed in bitter campaign to defend NUT union rep Simon O'Hara

08 March 2016
The NUT leadership called off a strike at Small Heath School to defend victimised rep Simon O’Hara this week—while Simon remained suspended.

Birmingham teachers stage fresh walkout to defend their victimised union rep

01 March 2016
The fight to defend victimised NUT union rep Simon O’Hara is at a critical stage. NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike to defend Simon today, Tuesday.  

Labour MP under fire for betrayal of teachers at Small Heath School

16 February 2016
Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson

Small Heath school strikes halt academy as fight for union rep continues

01 February 2016
 

Small Heath School teachers step up strikes and defend victimised union rep

26 January 2016
Teachers gathered outside Birmingham's Small Heath School today, Tuesday, as NUT union members began a three-day strike following similar action last week.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

Small Heath teachers call weekly three-day strikes in academy dispute after rep suspended

12 January 2016
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham have voted to escalate their anti-academy strikes following the victimisation of NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

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