Dear North Tawton Families,
As I am sure you have heard on the news, the teaching union NEU has called for strike action. To this end, North Tawton Primary School will be closed to all pupils on Wednesday 1st February and Thursday 2nd March.
The strike is happening because of a national dispute between the unions and the government over pay, and not because of any issues at our school. If a pay deal is still not met, the NEU will launch further strikes on 15th March and 16th March.
I’m sorry about the disruption to you and to your child’s education. I understand that this situation may be frustrating, and ask that all members of our school community understand that this decision has not been taken lightly by our staff and is not the outcome they wanted either.
We shall provide guidance on learning activities your children can access on these days and we will provide a packed lunch for children who are in receipt of pupil premium funding the day before.
If you wish to discuss this further, please speak to me,
With best wishes,