WIN: No Academisation at West Gate School

09 Dec 2021
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GMB members in Leicester have today welcomed the news that moves to force academisation West Gate School have been withdrawn.

Following a huge campaign and pressure from educational unions, parents groups and staff, the decision was announced that that the academy order has been revoked.

This is a big win for the school and testimpny to it's team of staff, school leadership and staff unions.

Jim Clarke, GMB Regional Organiser, said:

"West Gate school has shown itself incredibly capable at delivering first class education to local pupils, and improving the schools position despite there being a national pandemic.

Academisation was not the right fit for Westgate, and our members will be delighted that this message has been heard".


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