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Schools industrial action – 30 June 2011

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Two teaching unions* are holding a national day of industrial action on Thursday 30 June 2011 which will affect some schools in the Shropshire Council area. The council is working with schools to provide advice and support, assess the impact and minimise any disruption caused.

As of Tuesday 28 June, the council has been informed that the following 24 schools will be closed to pupils on Thursday 30 June due to this industrial action.


  • Bishop Hooper CE Primary, Ludlow
  • Bomere Heath CE Primary
  • Bryn Offa CE Primary
  • Buildwas Primary
  • Burford CE Primary
  • Castlefields Primary, Bridgnorth
  • Coleham Primary, Shrewsbury
  • Clunbury CE Primary
  • Ellesmere Primary
  • Ludlow Junior
  • Morda CE Primary
  • Much Wenlock Primary
  • Oxon CE Primary
  • St Andrew’s CE Primary, Nesscliffe
  • St George’s Junior, Shrewsbury
  • St Mary’s Bluecoat CE Primary, Bridgnorth
  • St Mary’s CE Primary, Bucknell
  • Trinity CE Primary, Ford


  • Belvidere, Shrewsbury
  • Grove, Market Drayton
  • The Community College, Bishop’s Castle
  • Thomas Adams School, Wem
  • William Brookes, Much Wenlock


  • Woodlands School, Shrewsbury

At this stage the council has also been notified that another 33 schools will be partially closed.

*The National Union of Teachers and Association of Teachers and Lecturers