Category: Schools

Nick Chaffey, Southampton Socialist Party “With less and less money to run schools, we are suffering enormously. Cuts have been made but we can’t go any further. “That would directly impact the educational standards we are trying to achieve,” explained Southampton headteacher and National Union of Teachers (NUT – now part of the National Education […]
Maggie Fricker, Southampton Socialist Party Southampton city councillors faced a lot of angry people on 19 July at their full council meeting. On the steps outside were parents, staff and children from ‘Southampton Fair Funding for All Schools’ who handed in their petition demanding the council licence school deficits and the halting of school funding […]
Nick Chaffey , Southampton Devastating Tory cuts are set to continue unless action is taken. School funding has hit the headlines since the election as a key issue among voters. No wonder, with 60% of secondary schoolsrunning deficits. In Southampton one school has asked parents to volunteer to clean the toilets! Other schools have stopped […]
 Josh Asker, Southampton Socialist Party Hundreds of parents and their children marched through Southampton on 27 May. They were joined by teaching assistants,teachers, school governors and headteachers from across the city. Called by ‘Fair Funding for All Schools‘, the protest united the forces of parents with the major education unions. Parents spoke passionately about the […]

Read this week's #NSSN bulletin no.566: Workers start 2022 on the picket line!

To all #TUSC supporters Best Wishes for 2022 - let’s see if together we can find hundreds of trades unionists, community campaigners and socialists to challenge austerity at the May local elections in the biggest and widest possible socialist unity.

2022 and Council Cuts continue
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Stop Cuts and Privatisation
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@VenueHorse @Callowlands Park, Watford @watfordpalace with #theDanTiendance school. Really enjoyed it, thank you everyone. This weekend @VenueHorse is @DGArtsFest Annan & Stranraer from 1 pm.

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