Rallying call ahead of strike — see which schools will be affected

By Richard Wright

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

 

Rallying call ahead of strike — see which schools will be affected

Mark Chiverton, of Unison Isle of Wight branch, one of the unions involved in the strike.

A RALLYING call has been issued by unions for the support of members and the public for Thursday’s public sector strike.

A mass rally has been called, starting at 11am outside County Hall, where representatives of all the unions — including regional officials — are expected to speak.

The Newport rally is part of the national action called by unions including UNISON, the National Union of Teachers (NUT), GMB and Unite.

Schools are expected to bear the brunt of the one day strike which will also affect Isle of Wight Council services.

It is mainly over pay, but the Island’s Fire Brigades’ Union is expected to show support for the rally.

It is pursuing its own action over pensions and the government plan to increase the fire service pension age.

For information about how Isle of Wight Council services will be affected, click here.

See below for a list of schools that will be affected by the strike.

School

Status

Other Info

Primary Schools
All Saints CE Closed
Arreton St. George's Open
Barton Closed
Bembridge CE Open
Binstead Partially Open Voyager class closed
Brading CE Due to Open
Brighstone CE Open
Broadlea Partially Open Classes 1AM, 2DR and 2ZL closed
Carisbrooke CE Partially Open Classes 1N, 2P, 2C and 5U closed
Chillerton and Rookley Open
Cowes Open
Dover Park Open
Gatten and Lake Closed
Godshill Due to Open
Greenmount Partially open Year 6 and specialist provision at Greenhaven open. All other classes closed.
Gurnard Partially Open Topaz class closed.
Haylands Due to Open
Holy Cross Catholic Open
Hunnyhill Closed
Lanesend Open
Nettlestone Partially open Yr 4 classes closed
Newchurch Closed
Newport CE Due to Open
Nine Acres Partially Open Partially open - Year 3, 4 and 5 and will be closed.
Niton Open
Northwood Open
Oakfield CE Open
Queensgate Foundation Open
Shalfleet CE Partially Open Partially open - reception, Year 5 classes closed. Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 open in the morning only. Year 6 open all day.
St Blasius Open

St Helens Open
St Mary's Catholic Closed
St Saviour's Catholic Due to Open
St Thomas

of Canterbury Catholic

Closed
St. Francis Catholic

and CE (Aided) (Upper site)

Due to Open
Summerfields Open
The Bay CE (Controlled)

(Both sites)

Partially Open Classes 1PJ, 1JP, 3KB, 3SW, 4RH, 4JC, 5OM, 6SJ, 6MP, 6RS open. Other classes closed.
Weston Community Close
Wootton Closed
Wroxall Open
Yarmouth CE Open
Secondary Schools
Carisbrooke College Open
Christ The King

Upper College

Partially Open Open as normal for all classes in the morning, but will close at 1pm.
Cowes Enterprise College Open
Medina College Due to Open
Ryde Academy Open
Sandown Bay Academy Open
Island Innovation

VI Form Campus

Open
Special Schools
Medina House School Due to Open
St Georges School Closed
Referral Units /

Tuition Centres

Clatterford Tuition Centre Due to Open
Thompson

House Tuition Centre

Due to Open
Colleges
Isle of Wight College Open
Platform One Open

Reporter: richardw@iwcpmail.co.uk

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