Teachers' strike set to shut a host of schools

Oxford Mail: National Union of Teachers are holding strikes National Union of Teachers are holding strikes

A number of county schools will be affected by next week’s teachers’ strike.

Teachers will be striking on Thursday, July 10, because of a national dispute over pay and conditions.

Rose Hill Primary School, East Oxford Primary School, Larkrise Primary School and St Ebbe’s Church of England Primary School will all be closed.

Wootton by Woodstock CofE Primary School ‘oaks class’ will be closed but acorns and saplings classes will be open. Garsington CofE Primary School will be open for foundation stage and year two only, while at Carswell Community Primary School only nursery class, reception one, year one and year three will be closed.

Botley School will be open only for nursery, reception and year one.

The Isis Academy in Oxford will be partially closed.

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11:41am Sat 5 Jul 14

Andrew:Oxford says...

Traffic joy!
Traffic joy! Andrew:Oxford
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9:38pm Sat 5 Jul 14

The New Private Eye says...

MY little one will be going to school on that day with a packed lunch, hot flask of Heinz Tomato soup, (his favourite) and a fully charged I-Phone to pass the time away whilst the teachers on picket duty take care of him. It is term time and I am not allowed under threat of a fine to take him out of school, plus I can't afford the time off work to stay home with him. A few more doing this will soon change their bullying attitude.
MY little one will be going to school on that day with a packed lunch, hot flask of Heinz Tomato soup, (his favourite) and a fully charged I-Phone to pass the time away whilst the teachers on picket duty take care of him. It is term time and I am not allowed under threat of a fine to take him out of school, plus I can't afford the time off work to stay home with him. A few more doing this will soon change their bullying attitude. The New Private Eye
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9:00am Mon 7 Jul 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
MY little one will be going to school on that day with a packed lunch, hot flask of Heinz Tomato soup, (his favourite) and a fully charged I-Phone to pass the time away whilst the teachers on picket duty take care of him. It is term time and I am not allowed under threat of a fine to take him out of school, plus I can't afford the time off work to stay home with him. A few more doing this will soon change their bullying attitude.
im with you there.
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: MY little one will be going to school on that day with a packed lunch, hot flask of Heinz Tomato soup, (his favourite) and a fully charged I-Phone to pass the time away whilst the teachers on picket duty take care of him. It is term time and I am not allowed under threat of a fine to take him out of school, plus I can't afford the time off work to stay home with him. A few more doing this will soon change their bullying attitude.[/p][/quote]im with you there. yabbadabbadoo256
  • Score: 3

9:01am Mon 7 Jul 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

another days paid holiday for teachers then??
another days paid holiday for teachers then?? yabbadabbadoo256
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9:27am Mon 7 Jul 14

Davor. says...

yabbadabbadoo256 wrote:
another days paid holiday for teachers then??
You think striking teachers get paid?
[quote][p][bold]yabbadabbadoo256[/bold] wrote: another days paid holiday for teachers then??[/p][/quote]You think striking teachers get paid? Davor.
  • Score: 1

12:13pm Mon 7 Jul 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

Davor. wrote:
yabbadabbadoo256 wrote:
another days paid holiday for teachers then??
You think striking teachers get paid?
well they obiviosuly not too fussed about the education of the children..
[quote][p][bold]Davor.[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yabbadabbadoo256[/bold] wrote: another days paid holiday for teachers then??[/p][/quote]You think striking teachers get paid?[/p][/quote]well they obiviosuly not too fussed about the education of the children.. yabbadabbadoo256
  • Score: 1
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