NATIONAL STRIKE ACTION – UPDATE
In the last week, we have seen the announcement of national strike action by the National Education Union (NEU) which has caused much interest in the public domain and amongst our staff, parents and carers.
Millthorpe School and South Bank MAT absolutely respect the rights of our staff to take lawful strike action. We live in a democracy and this is something that we feel should be protected.
We have, since the announcement of the strike action, gathered as much information as we can regarding the number of staff who are taking strike action on Wednesday 1 February. Having this information has enabled us to let you know at the earliest possible stage whether the strike action will affect the school provision for your children on the strike days. We wanted to give you as much notice as possible to enable you to make arrangements for childcare should this be necessary……(cont’d)