Schools in the Portsmouth area closed due to teachers’ strike

Teachers strike and march through Portsmouth city centre in 2014
Teachers strike and march through Portsmouth city centre in 2014
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DISRUPTION is expected across schools today as teachers go on strike.

Members of the National Union of Teachers are staging a national walk-out in an ongoing dispute about pay, conditions and pensions.

Teachers from across the area will gather at The Fountain, in Commercial Road, Portsmouth, to stage a protest from midday today.

Some schools have announced they will be closing or partially closed.

But the vast majority of schools will not be able to make a decision until this morning as teachers do not have to advise their head of their intention to strike.

Parents and guardians have been asked to check with their schools this morning about whether the school will be open.

School closures will be listed at portsmouth.gov.uk for the Portsmouth area.

Closures elsewhere in Hampshire will be listed at hants.gov.uk/schoolclosures

PORTSMOUTH SCHOOLS AFFECTED (subject to more schools being added)

Court Lane infant school Partially open

Goldsmith Infant school Closed

The Harbour school Partially open

Penhale Infant School Closed

Springfield school Partially open

HAMPSHIRE SCHOOLS AFFECTED (subject to more schools being added)

Brockhurst Infant School, Gosport Partially Open

Cornerstone C of E (Aided) Primary School, Whiteley Partially Open

Crofton Hammond Junior School, Stubbington Closed

Denmead Infant School Partially open

Fairfield Infant School, Havant Partially open

Fareham Academy Partially open

Hayling College Closed

Horndean Infant School Closed

Orchard Lea Junior School, Fareham Closed

St James’ Church Of England (Controlled) Primary School, Emsworth Closed

St John’s, Gosport Church Of England (Voluntary Aided) Primary School Closed

Swanmore College Partially open

Warblington School Partially open

Woodlands Education Centre, Leigh Park Closed