Schools close for teachers’ strike

Some schools will close for tomorrow's strike
Some schools will close for tomorrow's strike

Schools have closed as teachers walked out on strike today (Tuesday).

Schools have closed as teachers walked out on strike today (Tuesday).

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASWUT) have planned industrial action as part of their campaign to ‘protect teachers and defend education’.

The strikes will protest against job cuts due to budget cuts and curriculum changes, the increase in workload and paperwork and cuts to support for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.

School closures confirmed by Kirklees Council are:

Dewsbury

Eastborough J I and N School

Headfield CE (VC) Junior School

Pentland I and N School

Ravensthorpe I and N School (partially closed)

Shaw Cross I and N School (partially closed)

St Paulinus Catholic Primary School

Mirfield

Castle Hall Academy

Hopton Primary School (partially closed)

Old Bank J I and N School

Batley

Batley Girls’ High School

Batley Parish CE (VA) J I and N School

Carlinghow Princess Royal J I and N School

Fairfield School

Field Lane J I and N School

Hyrstmount Junior School

Purlwell I and N School

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Batley

Cleckheaton

Gomersal Primary School

Whitcliffe Mount - Specialist Business and Enterprise College

Heckmondike

Leeside Community Primary School (partially closed)

Liversedge

Littletown J I and N School (partially closed)

Millbridge J I and N School

Spen Valley High School

Visit the Kirklees Council school closures website by clicking here.

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