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Montgomery School staff strike against academy proposal

The picket line was even bigger than last time with 100 people there, swelled by parents and pupils. Continue reading

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Norwich City Council call on schools to ballot parents before academy decision

Norwich City Council have voted to encourage schools to hold a full consultation and ballot parents if they intend to become an academy. This is a step that we wouls encourage any council that believes in a democratic process to follow. Continue reading

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OASIS Media City Academy strike report

Teachers at OASIS Media City Academy in Salford were on strike today against a proposal to rush through 13 redundancies. 10 of the redundancies are teachers, outof 47 teachers. OASIS are planning to get rid of over 20% of their teaching staff. Continue reading

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OASIS Media City Salford to strike on Tuesday 22nd November

NUT and NASUWT members at OASIS Media City academy in Salford are on strike on Tuesday 22nd October against redundancies. They have been told that 12 staff are to lose their jobs. Continue reading

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How many schools have become Academies?

If you listen to Michael Gove or the press you could be forgiven for thinking that the majority of our schools had become academies. Unfortunately for Gove facts are stubborn things. Continue reading

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