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:
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
Castle Hall Academy
Hopton Primary School (partially closed)
Old Bank J I and N School
Batley Girls’ High School
Batley Parish CE (VA) J I and N School
Carlinghow Princess Royal J I and N School
Field Lane J I and N School
Hyrstmount Junior School
Purlwell I and N School
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Batley
Gomersal Primary School
Whitcliffe Mount - Specialist Business and Enterprise College
Leeside Community Primary School (partially closed)
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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