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

Past protests in Nottingham over plans for a five term academic 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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School Term Controversy

Councillors in Nottingham are today expected to give final approval to controversial changes to the school year in the city. The city council's ruling Executive Board is set to reduce the summer holiday from six weeks to five.