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General Chat Thread, School Closure due to strike! Is yours? in General; About 20 out - some NUT members are working as is everyone else. We're open for selected year groups so ...
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    About 20 out - some NUT members are working as is everyone else. We're open for selected year groups so not much difference for us.

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    They are about 10 - 15 members of the NUT here and the school is open for all students apart from Years 7 and 8. Most of the sixth form are out of school on a conference that day also.

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    We're closing and getting bumped off to some grotty hotel in Worsely..
    Buggers wont even let me stay at home and do something constructive across our VPN..

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    Quote Originally Posted by kmount View Post
    They are striking here, kids off (y7-11) but we're in.
    Same here but post 16 are in

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    only year 9 and 11 coming in to use IT rooms ( eek!) for revision purposes but im sure i'll have to vince in and shut down a few games...sigh

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    whole school operating as normal here ...only a fraction of teachers are even members of the NUT
    Think it might also be that our head, although a really nice guy, is just someone you wouldnt want to get on the bad side of...I cant imagine any teachers having the balls to strike

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    the primary school I support is striking, so thinking about spending the whole day there and not going to my secondary which will be open as normal.

    Going to re-image all the computers in the primary school, aswell as check out a few problems that have been reported to me. Fun fun!

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    laserblazer, enjoy your day out with the proxy server, are you taking it anywhere nice?

    I guess the real server is busy...

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    bout half out school is off but get this, one band of year 7 is in and the other one isnt, how unfair is that!?

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    Closed to pupils here, but support staff in.

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    10 of ours off, just years 10 and 11 in to do ALAN tests oh waht fun

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    Just Y11 in tomorrow. About 1/3 of the staff are NUT, although a few of them have been seeing the head of ICT to try and change to NASUWT (he's the rep) recently.

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    I'm not affected as neither school is striking (few if any NUT)
    The local high school my children attend is closed to year 9 (lowest year) but the rest are in. My two are years 10 and 12 so not very chuffed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadjs View Post
    laserblazer, enjoy your day out with the proxy server, are you taking it anywhere nice?

    I guess the real server is busy...

    Thought I might take it to the Safari Park

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butuz View Post
    Our school is closed to pupils but open to staff who are not NUT.

    Butuz
    at first I read as "....but open to staff who are not NUTs..." (nut - An insane person)



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