Teachers' Strike: Dorset School Closures

Hundreds of schools across Dorset will be closed or partially closed on Thursday October the 17th 2013.

Teachers are walking out for the day across the South East, South West, London and the North East.

Union leaders say teachers are “angry, frustrated and concerned” about their pay and pensions and increasing workloads.

The strike will affect thousands of children and their parents, with many forced to take time off work or pay for childcare.

Click the links below for the latest information on which schools are closed in Dorset:

Dorset School Closures:


Bournemouth Borough Council website:


We have the following information on schools in Bournemouth:

Confirmed open: Stourfield Junior school, Winton Primary school, St James school, St Marks school

Confirmed Closure: Kingsleigh Primary school, Kinson primary school, Muscliff primary school, Moordown Primary school, St Katherines Primary school, Christ the King Primary school

Part Closure: St Lukes Primary school.

Other schools have yet to decide what they are going to do.

Poole School Closures:


Hampshire School Closures (including New Forest schools):


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