We have real concerns that the academy trust do not understand the complexity of the needs at the school, says GMB
Members poised for strike action after Easter unless management make an offer on back pay
GMB remains vigilant about potential job losses as Swindon Borough Council pushes ahead with plans to force all schools into MATs.
Proposals will see council income drop of £122,000 per year – key job roles will almost certainly be lost, says GMB Union
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“This is just another sign the academy system doesn’t help anyone but the fat cats” says GMB Union
“We will not stand by and allow the school to be taken from the local community and local education authority, putting the future of children’s education and staff’s terms and…
“We are delighted that the Head and Governors listened carefully to their arguments, and chose at the final hour to uphold their request and look after these staff as Prospect…
“This latest outrageous action clearly shows that the council are determined to force this academisation through by any underhanded means necessary”, says GMB Southern