As you will be aware from the media, the combined teacher and school leadership trade unions will be taking industrial action on the Thursday 10th July 2014.
The action (a one day strike) will result in class or whole school closures across the country.
The decision to close the school or send pupils home is never taken lightly, but in this instance, where staff have elected to take lawful industrial action, I will have no choice but to take appropriate steps to ensure the health, safety and well being of all pupils.
We are aware that class/school closures inconvenience parents and carers and so I am writing to give you advance notice of the impact of the action on this school.
Following a thorough risk assessment and in consultation with our Chair of Governors, Summerhill Primary will be closed to pupils on Thursday 10th July.