Staff at Copland Community School in Wembley strike over jobs threat

Staff from Copland Community School are striking today

Staff from Copland Community School are striking today - Credit: Archant

Teachers and staff at a secondary school in Wembley are striking today over threatened redundancies.

Staff at Copland School have staged six strikes over academy plans

Staff at Copland School have staged six strikes over academy plans - Credit: Archant

Workers at Copland Community School in Cecil Avenue, have carried out the industrial following concerns that jobs will be axed.

The school, which is the last one under the care of Brent Council, will become an academy when it is taken over by Ark Schools in September.

It will be renamed Ark Ervin and Annabel Bates will become its new principal.

Staff had previously staged six walkouts over the academy conversion plans.