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Strike hits schools and services in Worcestershire
7:58am Thursday 10th July 2014 in News
SERVICES in Worcestershire could be disrupted today with some workers set to walk out in a dispute over pensions, pay and working conditions.
Teachers, civil servants and some care workers are among those who could walk out.
Worcestershire County Council says it is expecting some disruption.
Currently, a number of services are being affected by the strike action, including some bus routes, schools and library closures.
Aston Fields Middle School - Full closure
Bayton CE Primary School - Full closure
Burlish Park Primary School - Nursery and reception classes are closed to pupils. The language unit is closed to pupils Class 1C is closed to pupils. All other pupils should be in school
Catshill Middle School - Full closure
Chadsgrove School & Specialist Sports College - 2LS pm, 4LS, 6LS, 8LS, 11US, 12US, 13US, plus 2 from 14US, 1 from 10US and 1 from 3LS
Crown Meadow First School & Nursery - Only Classes 3, 7, 9 not in school today.
Fairfield First School, Bromsgrove - Full closure
Fladbury CE First School - Closed only to ELM class - if sports day goes ahead on Tuesday 8th July, then Elm class will be closed on Thursday 10. If however, sports day goes ahead on reserve date (July 10) Elm children should come to school as normal. School will then be closed for them from 1pm.
Grove Primary School - Nursery, Year 3/4 class, Year 4 class and Year 5/6 class are the only classes not open due to strike action
Holyoakes Field First School - School will only be open to Maple and Willow. All other classes and nursery will be closed
Newbridge School - Full closure
North Bromsgrove High School - Only open to sixth form
Offmore Primary School - All classes except 1DH will be open as normal
Pitcheroak School - Full closure
Pitmaston Primary School - Class 2GR is closed
Regency High School - Sixteen out of seventeen classes affected by the closure; one class will continue in school as normal as the strike does not impact on them
Ridgeway Middle School - Open for new intake of current Year 4 pupils moving in to Year 5 in September 2014. Closed for current Year 5, Year 6 and Year 7. Current Year 8 will be attending transition at their new High School.
Rigby Hall School - A letter and text will be sent to parents to notify them which classes this will affect
Roman Way First School - Full closure
Rushwick CE Primary School - Reception children not to attend school on this day. School open only for Years 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 - On Thursday 10th July our school will be disrupted as a result of the shared industrial action between the NUT, Unison, Unite, PCS, FBU and the GMB and unions. On this day: • The Reception aged children cannot attend school on this day due to a lack of appropriate staffing ratios available in school on this day. • The school will remain open for Years 1 (including for those in Class Kestrel), Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 will be expected in school as normal. • Hot dinners will be unavailable but a packed lunch will be provided for those who have ordered a meal. • The school office will only open be open for emergencies. • School will end promptly at 3.15pm with no school run afterschool clubs operating. • Magic Moments beore and after school club will be open as usual.
St Clement's CE Primary School - Full closure
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Malvern - Class 4 only will be closed. All other classes remain open
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Worcester - School closed to year groups 3, 4 & 6. Open for Year groups Reception, 1, 2 and 5. - School closed to year groups 3, 4 & 6. Open for Year groups Reception, 1, 2 and 5.
Swan Lane First School - Industrial action by Teachers and Teaching Assistants - Only Year 2 and Year 3 pupils to attend school
The Kingfisher School - Full clsoure
Trinity High School & Sixth Form Centre - School closed to Year 9 only, Years 10 and 12 as normal Year 8 transition day as normal - School closed to Year 9 only School open for Years 10 and 12
Upton Snodsbury CE First School - Year Reception and Year 1 not in school
Westacre Middle School - Westacre Middle School will be closed to Year 7 pupils only. School is open to all Year 5 and 6 pupils.
The Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be operating a reduced service between 10am and 7pm.
The below services are current affected:
W1 – running with slightly reduced service (Missed times 7:50,8:20,9:00,9:45,10:15,10:45,12:00,12:45,13:15,13:45,15:00,15:40,16:20,17:00,17:45)
W3 – reduced service
Droitwich (17,18,19 & 20) – Out of Ombersley St East – 17 at 10:30; 18 at 12:23; 19A at 10:44 and 13:44; 19C at 12:00 and 15:00; 20 at 11:10 and 14:10
Services 350, 354 and 355 are running normally
Passengers are advised to check before travelling.
Libraries in Tenbury, Stourport and St John's in Worcester will be closed today.
To renew or reserve items visit worcestershire.gov.uk/libraries.
The Hive's Archive and Archaeology original documents service
It will not be possible for customers to access the original documents on Thursday, July 10.
However all other Hive services are open as usual from 8.30am to 10pm including all archive self-service resources.
If you are planning a visit today check with staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.