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School closure due to industrial action: notifying parents

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Last updated on 18 August 2016
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How much notice must we give parents of school closure due to a strike? We explain that there is no requirement to notify parents of a strike but that the headteacher must notify parents if the school will be closed. There are no rules about notice periods for informing parents.

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