Strike action set to close some High Peak schools

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Many schools across the High Peak are to be closed or partially closed tomorrow (Wednesday) as teachers take part in a one-day strike.

Members of the National Union of Teachers are walking out in protest at excessive workloads, performance related pay and unfair pension changes.

Some of the schools affected include:

Buxton Community School - open to years ten to 13 only.

Chapel-en-le-Frith High School - open as usual for most students but students in groups one, two, three and four in the Learning Support Department should not attend.

St Anne’s Primary Buxton - closed to Reception - Mrs Carr; Reception/year one - Mrs Knight; Year two - Mrs Howard (Due to PPA cover); Year five - Mrs Trotter; Year five/six - Mr Winston and Year six - Mrs Hughes but open to all other classes.

Newtown Primary School, New Mills - closed to classes one, three and four but open to class 2.

Buxton Junior School - open to classes two, four and five as normal, open to class six at 12.05pm but closed to classes one, three and seven.

Bishop Pursglove Primary School, Tideswell - open to all children.

Burbage Primary School, Buxton - closed to children in Ms Ling’s, Miss Gould’s, Mr Newton’s, Mrs Bailey’s, and Miss Milling’s classes.

If your child’s school is not mentioned in this list, check with them directly for details of closures.