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Head of Winterbourne International Academy resigns

Winterbourne teachers went on strike in September in a dispute over workloads and pay. Credit: ITV West Country

The head teacher of a school in South Gloucestershire has resigned.

Winterbourne International Academy was hit by a series of strikes in September after teachers walked out over workloads and pay.

Trustees of the school say Beverley Martin will leave at the end of October.

Strike action at Winterbourne International Academy called off

Strike action at Winterbourne International Academy called off Credit: ITV News

Further strike action by teachers at a school in South Gloucestershire has been called off following talks.

Staff at the Winterbourne International Academy walked out for three days in a dispute over work loads and pay.

Unions say several issues have now been resolved at a meeting with managers and trustees.

Teacher strikes called off after talks

Further strike action by teachers at Winterbourne International Academy in South Gloucestershire has been called off following talks.

A three-day walk-out was planned for next week, Unions say several issues were resolved at a meeting with managers and trustees.

The NUT and NASUWT teachers’ union members have voted to accept the settlement offered by the Ridings Federation management. This means the school will be open next week - pending acceptance and delivery of the agreed terms.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the parents of Winterbourne International Academy for their support, patience and forbearance during an understandably challenging period

– Winterbourne NUT

Unions to ask teachers to call off strikes after 'productive' talks

Credit: ITV West Country

Further strike action by teachers at Winterbourne International Academy in South Gloucestershire is expected to be called off following talks.

Unions say several issues were resolved at last night's meeting with managers and trustees. Staff will now be asked to suspend a planned three-day walk-out next week.

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