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East London academy conversion plans scrapped after 19-day teacher strike

Plans to convert a school in east London into an academy have been abandoned after its teachers went on strike for 19 days. A battle has been raging over the future of Avenue Primary School in Newham since parents were … Continue reading

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Wakefield City Academies Trust spent £1m sacking staff

Copied from BBC News The failed Wakefield City Academies Trust spent more than £1m of public money to sack staff before announcing it was due to close, accounts show. Documents reveal the trust made redundancy payments worth £454,000 and severance … Continue reading

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Named: The 92 academy trusts with multiple staff on £100k+

Copied from Schools Week Ninety-two academy trusts with multiple staff on £100,000 to £150,000 a year have been named by the government. Data obtained exclusively by Schools Week shows the majority of trusts with multiple employees on this kind of … Continue reading

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Newham Academy Strikes

Solidarity to NEU members taking strike action against academisation at Avenue (17/18/19th) and Cumberland (18/19th) schools in Newham this week. Picket lines from 7.30am!

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Save Mousehold School!

A fantastic group of parents in Norwich campaigning to keep Mousehold Infant School part of the local authority. Protest/Lobby outside school Wednesday 18th April, 5pm Mousehold Ave, Norwich NR3 4RS

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