March for Moulsecoomb Primary School

Saturday 15 May 9.30am at Moulsecoombe Primary School, The Highway, Brighton, BN2 4PA

Moulsecoomb Primary School is again being faced with the threat academy ownership, after previous privatisation efforts were prevented by the successful ‘Hands off Moulsecoomb Primary School’ campaign, a new attempt by The Pioneer Academy organisation are persisting in their plans to take control of the school.

96% of parents have opposed the decision, staff have taken strike action 4 times, local MPs have shown support, and campaigners are urging the local community to show solidarity too.

March for Mouslecoomb is taking place this coming Saturday (15 May) and invites you to march with them from the school gates to The Level to demonstrate support. There, you can hear from school staff and parents, plus guest speakers including Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP, Save Our Schools, John Roan Resists – No to Academies, and many more!

The University of Sussex UNISON branch will be represented with committee members, get in touch if you would like to make contact before the event.

Find out more and keep updated with the Facebook events page.

Union officials will be carrying out risk assessments and stewards will be keeping people safe. Event organisers encourage participants to stay socially distanced and within your bubbles, wear masks and bring hand sanitiser.