A running dispute over the future of a Nottinghamshire school has taken a new twist, with parents calling on teachers to go back to work.
Teachers at The Kimberley School in Nottingham are going on strike for an eighth day over plans to turn it into an academy.
A dispute which has already led to seven days of strike action at a Nottinghamshire secondary school seems as far from resolution as ever.
Teachers are expected to return work at the Kimberley School in Nottinghamshire following a three day strike over plans to turn the school into an academy.
Unions say that further industrial action cannot be ruled out.
A long-running dispute over the future of a Nottinghamshire secondary school has taken a new twist, with parents now calling on striking teachers to go back to work.
They've started a petition criticising the ongoing action by the National Union of Teachers.
Staff at the Kimberley School today staged an eighth day of strike action over plans to turn it into an academy.
Parents, who are angry at a series of walkouts at a Nottinghamshire secondary school, are calling on striking teachers to go back to work.
The National Union of Teachers has staged eight days of action in protest at plans to turn the Kimberley School into an academy.
Some parents are so fed up with the disruption they've started a petition against the union.
Union members at a secondary school in Nottinghamshire will stage their third walkout this week today.
Kimberley school has already seen seven days of strike action, and school governors have rejected an offer by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) to hold fresh talks about their plans to become an academy in return for suspending further action.
Proposals to extend the consultation process had been put forward by the NUT, involving the conciliation service ACAS in a new round of negotiations.
But the governing body has said that there is no middle ground, they refused the idea, and seem determined to carry on with conversion.