5 Jun 2015

Ahead of the release of the government’s new Education Bill, education secretary Nicky Morgan has defended plans to turn more schools into academies, at a faster rate. Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, argues that the move will not benefit pupils.

19 Mar 2014

Union leaders have warned of a teacher strike across Brighton and Hove unless an improving school drops plans for academy conversion. The school is one of the country’s most improved over the last few years.

4 Feb 2014

If there is no progress in negotiations over “the unreasonable frequency of full scale external observations, workload and the failure of the head to meet with unions to try and resolve” then the first day of joint strike action will be on Thursday 6th Feb, with other dates to follow should no progress be made