Search

Win a £100 Amazon voucher in this week’s Recorder

on sale Today

POLL: Teachers set to strike across Newham on Wednesday - do you support them?

14:25 21 March 2014

Staff from Avenue Primary went on strike last month

Staff from Avenue Primary went on strike last month

Archant

Schools across Newham are set to be hit by a one-day strike on Wednesday as teachers march against government changes to their pay and pensions.

It follows a strike by teachers from Avenue Primary last month and national strike action in October last year which saw just three schools in the borough remain open.

Newham Council will not know which schools are likely to be affected until early next week.

Members of the National Union of Teachers are protesting Michael Gove’s bid to introduce performance-related pay and changes to pensions they say will see them pay more, work longer and receive less after retirement.

Check back for updates on which schools will be affected in the coming days.

Are you a teacher or a parent? What do you think about the planned strike action?

Let us know your thoughts below, e-mail janine.rasiah@archant.co.uk, call 020 8477 3893 or tweet us @NewhamRecorder.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

29 minutes ago
Chobham Academy pupils Ruhad and Ebun with community gardener Ruth Arnott

A temporary community garden full of herbs and vegetables will open on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday.

Elizabeth Olympic
10:00
Workers on the ancient  settlement

Builders discovered remains of an ancient settlement while digging up a playground at Little Ilford Secondary School.

Newham Council flying the flag for Armed Forces Day

This week’s Big Debate asks whether it was right for Newham Council to fly an Armed Forces Day flag at its East Ham and Stratford town halls.

Stephen Timms
Mambana Kone and son Steven meet chef Moshe Basson

A taste of international cuisine came to Beckton as Israeli chef Moshe Basson paid a visit to Richard House Children’s Hospice.

Most read news

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Read more
Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder