Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Schools shut by strike

SEVERAL schools in the Henley area were closed on Friday due to teachers striking.

SEVERAL schools in the Henley area were closed on Friday due to teachers striking.

Gillotts School in Henley, Chiltern Edge in Sonning Common and the Piggott School in Wargrave closed for the whole day while Icknield Community College in Watlington was open to year 11 pupils only. Badgemore and Trinity primaries in Henley also shut all day and the primary schools in Woodcote, Sonning Common and Nettlebed were partially closed.

Teachers from the country’s two biggest unions, the NASUWT and the National Union of Teachers, took part in the strike in protest at proposed reforms on pay and pensions.

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