Members of NUT and NASUWT at Bournville School and Sixth Form Centre – an academy – will be taking strike action on 8th and 9thDecember in relation to a proposal to close the 6th form, with 14 redundancies threatened. In its place the school plans to open primary classes, turning Bournville into an all-through 4-16 school. There will be picket lines from 6.00am at both gates on both days – anyone wishing to come along on either (or both) days to demonstrate their support for striking teachers would be most welcome.
Members of NUT, NASUWT and ATL will be taking a 5th day of strike action at Small Heath School on 10th December in opposition to proposed academisation. There will be picket lines at both sites from 7.00am and those wishing to come along to demonstrate their support for striking teachers should attend the Waverley Road site.