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School's out for some as teachers prepare to strike
Some children will not go to school on Thursday, with teachers to strike about pay, pensions and working hours.
All schools affected have written to parents to let them know what is happening.
Teachers will attend a rally by Emmanuel Centre in Westminster in a fight against pay, pensions and working hours.
Education Secretary Michael Gove wants to lengthen the school day and year.
The NUT said it was not encouraging picket lines locally foor the October 17 action, but encouraged teachers to attend the rally in London.
Richmond Council is gathering data from the schools but will not have the final numbers until Thursday.
The following schools are earmarked for closure:
- Archdeacon Cambridge Church of England Primary School
- Carlisle Infant School
- Heathfield Infant School
- Heathfield Junior School
- Meadlands Primary School
- Nelson Primary School
- St Edmunds Catholic Primary School
- St Mary Magdalens Catholic Primary School
- The Vineyard School
- Clarendon School
- Trafalgar Junior School
- Kew Riverside Primary School
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