Teacher strikes: Is your school closed today?
Teacher strikes: Is your school closed today? Full list of closures and dates revealed
- Some schools across England and Northern Ireland are closed today
The latest set of teacher strikes begin today, meaning some schools in England and Northern Ireland will be shut.
Teachers who are members of the National Education Union (NEU) will strike on Thursday, 27 April, 2023 and Tuesday, 2 May, 2023.
This comes after previous industrial action by the NEU led to school closures in February and March.
So, when are the school strikes? Which schools are striking in my area?
Read on below for a comprehensive guide to which schools are on strike.
Striking teachers on a march to Trafalgar Square during the previous period of industrial action in March
The website of Bedfordshire County Council contains information on school closures in the area.
West Berkshire County Council has a list of schools which are shut on its website.
School closures in Buckinghamshire can be seen via an updated list.
All school closures in Bristol can be seen here.
Click here for school closures in and around Birmingham.
Cornwall Council does not have a full a list of affected schools, instead advising that parents should check with individual schools in the county.
School strike status in Cambridgeshire can be seen here.
Closures of schools in East Cheshire can be viewed here.
Cumbria school students and parents can find a list of affected schools here.
A list of schools in Derbyshire schools which are closed which are shut is available here.
Schools affected by closures in Devon can be seen on the county council’s website.
Dorset school closures can be seen via this live list.
On strike action days, a complete list of affected schools can be found on Durham County Council’s website.
East Sussex County Council issues information at 3.30pm the day prior to any planned strikes.
The council also advises parents to check with individual schools for more information.
Essex County Council publishes a list at 6pm the day prior to any planned action.
The council also advises parents to contact individual schools.
On strike days, a full list of affected schools, which is regularly updated, can be found on Gloucestershire County Council’s website.
Bolton – click here.
Bury – click here.
Oldham – click here.
Rochdale – click here.
Salford – click here.
Stockport – click here.
Tameside – click here.
Trafford – click here.
Wigan – click here.
A full list, updated as the council is notified by individual schools, is on Hampshire County Council’s website.
Herefordshire County Council is at present only offering a live system which shows whether a school is currently open or closed. The advice is to check with individual schools.
Find out if your school is open on this interactive search tool.
Kent County Council offers a search tool to show whether a school is currently open or closed. Parents are advised to check with individual schools.
Lancashire County Council will release a detailed list showing which schools will be affected by the strikes.
Find all school closures in Leicestershire here.
Lincolnshire County Council is not listing affected schools on its website, so again, check with individual schools for more information.
Check your borough website.
Merseyside County Council’s website is not carrying a full list of affected schools, so contact individual schools for more information.
Norfolk County Council doesn’t have a list of affected schools at present, so the advice is to check with individual schools.
North Northamptonshire County Council and West Northamptonshire County Council will not be offering lists on strike days and says it is up to individual schools to notify parents.
Nottinghamshire County Council is not giving information on the council website on the relevant strike days so you will need to contact individual schools for information.
A list of school closures is made available on Northumberland County Council’s website on strike days.
Oxfordshire Council says it will not provide advance warning of strike action on its website, and asks parents to ‘wait for advice from your child’s school’.
Find all school closures in Rutland can be viewed by clicking here.
A full list of schools which are affected by strike action is available on Shropshire County Council’s website.
A full and regularly updated list can be found on Somerset County Council’s website.
You can access the list of school closures on Staffordshire County Council’s website.
Suffolk County Council advises parents to check individual schools’ websites for information on strikes.
On strike days, Surrey County Council is not providing a list and asks parents to check individual schools’ websites.
A list of partial and full school closures is available on the Warwickshire council’s website here.
Wiltshire Council does not appear to post a list of school closures, and so parents should contact individual schools.
Details on school closures are available on the Worcestershire County Council website.
In Yorkshire, parents are advised to check with individual schools to see if they are open.
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