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6 Dec 2011
Westminster primary school in Birmingham were recently told they were on Michael Gove’s hit list as an underperforming school. They were threatened with becoming a forced academy.
25 Apr 2013
Teachers at a Birmingham secondary school are striking in protest at plans to turn it into an academy in June.
Members of the National Union of Teachers at Hamstead Hall School, Handsworth Wood, are worried as it will take it out of local authority control.
8 May 2012
Today it has been announced that 15 Birmingham primary schools are being balloted by the NUT and NASUWT for joint action against being forced to become an academy.
19 Jan 2012
Thursday 26th January 7.30pm-9pm. Community Hall, Sparkbrook Islamic Centre, Sydenham Road, Sparkbrook B11 1ND
Speakers include Roger Godsiff, Labour MP for Birmingham Hall Green, Kevin Courtney, deputy general secretary, NUT
26 Jun 2014
Public meeting to discuss the situation in Birmingham schools and to launch ‘Putting Birmingham School Kids First’