Dear Parents / Carers Thursday 20th April 2023
As I am sure you have seen in the media, further industrial action has been planned by the teachers' union, the NEU.
The planned industrial action is due to take place on Thursday 27th April and Tuesday 2nd May 2023.
We are very aware of the disruption this causes to you and your daily routines and apologise for the inconvenience to yourselves.
Here at Bilton Junior School we have had to make the difficult decision to partially close the school on both of these days.
The school will be open to children in the following classes: 3JE / 5MB / 5JB on both days.
On Tuesday 2nd May this will also extend to 6SM & they will be in for the whole day, but they will not be in on the Thursday 27th April.
If your child’s class is open, they are expected to attend school.
For other classes we would, as previously, direct parents / carers to make use of the many online offerings the school has, to support the children’s learning on these days.
The kitchen will be open as normal for those who are in and have school meals.
We will again offer lunches to children who have access to Free School Meals and can provide an hour in school for these children to have their lunch and a lunch break between 12:30 - 1:30 pm. We would ask that all those families that are eligible let the school office know by 1:30 pm on Monday 23rd April if they will be making use of this offer, to allow the kitchen staff to plan accordingly.
Once again, we apologise for the disruption, but ask that all members of our school community respect the rights and decisions of others at this time.