Derby Academy Protest

Teachers at a Derby secondary school begin a two day strike over plans to turn it into an academy.

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Union secretary on potential Derby school teacher strikes

We are looking at two days of action before Christmas on this issue. I have proposed joint strike action to the National Union of Teachers, given that they have an active ballot as well.

The ballot results at Sinfin give the NUT the opportunity to join NASUWT in opposing Greenwood Dale's plans for a takeover of Sinfin and I am awaiting their response.

– Dave Wilkinson, NASUWT branch secretary

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