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Uplands Junior School Strike

30th June 2013

NUT members at Uplands Junior School took a second and third day of strike action in June. There is now an independent investigation underway into the behaviour of the headteacher and governing body.

All the teachers and support staff have submitted a vote of no confidence in both the headteacher and governing body of the school. A proposed new staffing structure will result in the loss of several teaching assistant posts. Further action is planned for later this term, and it is hoped that NUT members will be joined by teachers from other unions and support staff. Teachers on the picket line received support from parents concerned about the proposals.


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