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At least 25 schools in Havering to be affected by teacher strike

17:00 25 March 2014

Members of NUT will strike

Members of NUT will strike

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At least 25 schools across the borough will be affected by the teacher strike tomorrow.

As it stands, four will be closed completely, while 21 will be partially open (full list below).

The national walk-out comes as part of a campaign by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) against controversial intiatives Michael Gove, secretary of state for education, will introduce, including performance related pay in September.

Havering NUT secretary, Ray Waxler, said: “Morale is at dangerously low levels and children need teachers who are fresh and well motivated, not tired and demoralised. Polls show that Michael Gove is out of touch with teachers and parents – this strike is his fault.”

A list of schools affected will be updated on the council website: havering.gov.uk/Pages/Services/School-closures.aspx.

Schools are open unless stated below:

Infant Schools:

Langtons Infant School = Partially open

Parklands Infant School = Partially open

Upminster Infant School = Partially open

Junior Schools:

Ardleigh Green Junior School = Partially open

Parklands Junior School = Partially open

Rise Park Junior School = Partially open

Scargill Junior School = Partially open

St Ursula’s Catholic Junior School = Partially open

Towers Junior School = Partially open

Upminster Junior School = Partially open

Whybridge Junior School = Closed

Primary Schools:

Crowlands Primary School = Partially open

Engayne Primary School = Partially open

Gidea Park Primary School = Closed

Harold Wood Primary School = Partially open

Hylands Primary School = Partially open

Nelmes Primary School = Partially open

Newtons Primary School = Partially open

Rainham Village Primary School = Closed

St Edward’s Church of England VA Primary School = Partially open

Suttons Primary School = Closed

The James Oglethorpe Primary School = Partially open

The R J Mitchell Primary School = Closed

Secondary Schools:

Gaynes School = Partially open

Marshalls Park School and Performing Arts College = Partially open

For more on the strike, click the links on the right.

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