Twenty schools in South Leeds will be affected by a teacher’s strike tomorrow, Tuesday 1 October.
Members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National Association of School Masters and the Union of Women teachers (NASUWT) will be on strike. The industrial action is part of a national campaign to defend pay, terms and conditions and pensions.
In a statements the unions said:
“Teachers are deeply concerned about the impact these imposed changes are having on the morale of the teaching profession, the recruitment and retention of teachers and on the quality of provision of education for pupils.
“The NUT and the NASUWT are asking the government to enter into genuine talks to resolve this dispute.”
As a result of the action the following schools will be closed completely:
- Beeston Primary
- Clapgate Primary
- Cockburn College of Arts
- Cottingley Primary
- Greenmount Primary
- Hugh Gaitskell Primary
- Hunslet Carr Primary
- Hunslet St.Marys C of E Primary
- Ingram Road Primary
- Middleton Primary
- Middleton St Mary’s C of E Primary
- Sharp Lane Primary
- South Leeds Academy
- South SILC (Broomfield)
- Westwood Primary
- Windmill Primary
These schools will be partially closed:
- Beeston Hill St.Lukes C of E Primary
- Hunslet Moor Primary
- New Bewerley Primary
- Park View Primary
Information correct at 2pm Monday 30 September
All parents should have been notified by their children’s school, but if they are unsure Leeds City Council advises them to contact the school directly.