The last council-run nursery in the borough is to close following a unanimous and un-debated cabinet decision. Click here to read more.
UNISON Waltham Forest understands many members have been sent letters from their head teacher advising them that the school will reconvene on 1st June 2020.
Many of you are worried that there has been no appropriate H&S risk assessment undertaken or yet put in place, to support you individually and or pupils.
UNISON has been battling on your behalf to ensure your safety is paramount and cannot support the action of sending our members into a school where the risk of CV19 contagion cannot be safely controlled. Continue reading
UK government proposals, including class sizes of 15, branded unfeasible by unions. Click here to read more.
Waltham Forest Council has agreed cuts to funding for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) – despite appeals by parents. Click here to read more.
The Budget must provide cash to ensure ‘crumbling’ school buildings are safe for staff and pupils, unions insist. Click here to read more.
The majority of teachers are working in a school which contains asbestos – yet findings published today suggest that only a fifth are aware of it. Click here to red more.
Stars in our Schools is organised by UNISON as a celebration of all school support staff across the UK. Click here to read more.
Unions call for more action as 1 in 5 schools found not to be managing asbestos ‘in line’ with government guidance. Click here to read more.
Only 2 weeks to go of the national e ballot of the Schools Support Staff National Consultative Ballot. We are encouraging members to vote. Schools funding is a concern for Unison, teachers, Parents and the effect it is having/will have on Children’s Education and Future. Click here to have your say.