Special Dispensation for Years 11 and 13

Given the proximity of our 27th April and 2nd May strike days to the public examinations, the NEU recognises that it is appropriate to seek agreements with head teachers that permit Year 11 and 13 pupils to attend school for revision activities or exam practice.  

Only the Government, by coming back to the negotiating table with a much-improved offer, can eliminate that disruption altogether and avert these upcoming strikes.

The general principle under-pinning this dispensation guidance is that the union will support arrangements that provide the minimum level of teaching staff needed.

The full text of the guidance can be found at: https://neu.org.uk/strike-disruption-exams.  

If members wish to staff the provision for Years 11 and 13 under the special dispensation, they should discuss it with their school Reps who, with support from Camden NEU, will negotiate the arrangements with the Headteacher.  As a basis, it must be clear that:

In the spirit of the special dispensation: