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School closures due to strikes

Teachers across the Midlands will be out on strike today forcing the closure of many schools.

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Protest march for teachers on strike in Derby

Teachers from across the East Midlands are on strike today, forcing the closure of many schools.

Striking teachers on the picket line at Bemrose School in Derby Credit: ITV News Central

Classes have been boycotted in protest to changes in public-sector pensions and proposed alterations to pay and working conditions.

Start of a protest march in Derby by striking teachers Credit: ITV News Central

A protest march has taken place in Derby city centre this morning.

Striking teachers gathering for a march through Derby Credit: ITV News Central

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