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Nottingham City Council offers compromise on five term school year

Plans for a five term school year in Nottingham could be scrapped, according to Nottingham City Council.

The new holiday pattern would retain the current three terms with a fixed spring break, regardless of when Easter is.

Cllr David Mellen says they believe this model will be "more acceptable to the workforce."

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Nottingham City Council to meet teaching unions over five-term year

Past protests in Nottingham over plans for a five term academic year. Credit: ITV Central

Teaching unions are meeting with Nottingham City Council today over plans to introduce a five term academic year.

Protests have already been held against the plans but the NUT union warn that if no agreement can be found strike action could be taken.

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