Strikes Closed Local Schools

More than 40 schools affected by stoppage

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Strikes closed 23 schools in Merton on Thursday June 30, with 21 others partly affected.

Merton council said that only eight schools in the borough were unaffected - Cranmer, Garfield, Holy Trinity, Links, Singlegate, St Marks, and the Sherwood primary schools, as well as Cricket Green special needs school.

The national one-day strike was called by the teaching unions in reaction to Government plans to change their pension rights.

The 21 partly-affected schools included many open for certain Year Groups only.

June 30, 2011