Council and school staff begin strike ballot over pay

The ballot runs from 23 May to 4 July 2023 and covers tens of thousands of council and school workers in the region.

Schools risk support staff exodus over pay in South East region, warns UNISON

40% of school staff are actively looking for other jobs because of persistent low pay

Campaign to protect Moulsecoomb Primary continues

Community march planned for 15 May

Consultative ballot of school members in England to open in January

England’s school staff asked to vote on effect of reductions in school funding

Cuts to school support staff could leave vulnerable children in the South East at risk

School support staff regularly go home worried about pupils’ welfare, safety and emotional state after discussing issues such as grooming, gangs, domestic violence, bullying, loneliness, and sexual abuse with them, according to a survey released by UNISON today (Friday). The research suggests that across the South East 23% of school support staff involved in children’s […]

Your School In Focus: Wallace Fields Infant

The first school featured in our new column is Wallace Fields Infant School in Ewell, Surrey

UNISON Celebrates Stars in Our Schools

On Friday 24th November, schools across the South East joined in the celebrations for UNISON’s ‘Stars in our Schools’. UNISON organises this nationwide celebration of the hard work by dedicated staff tucked away behind the scenes of our schools – from cleaners to catering staff, teaching and classroom assistants to technicians,admin workers to maintenance staff […]