Strike at school where pupils threw food at inspectors

Teachers at a troubled Black Country school have walked out over "unreasonable management" and the safety of staff.

 

Willenhall E-ACT Academy was rated "inadequate" in a March Ofsted report after pupils threw food at inspectors.

 

The school said it had offered to delay the implementation of a new timetable to divert the strike action.

 

But the NUT and NASUWT say 18 months of negotiations with management over behaviour are not "getting anywhere".

 

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