NTA Working Parties 06/12/2016

Working Parties
Working Parties

There are two working party meetings from 5pm to 6.30pm.

The School Funding Cuts Working Party
Committee Room 3 East Ham Town Hall
The Primary Assessment Working Party
Committee Room 4, East Ham Town Hall


Please note: This year the NTA Annual Election Count will not be taking place on this date at East Ham Town Hall. The election is being conducted through Electoral Reform Services. They will provide completed results.

Fidel Castro: book of condolence

In memory of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro the Cuba Solidarity Campaign has opened an online book of condolence. All messages will be passed on to the people of Cuba.

“On behalf of the members of Newham Teachers’ Association to a heroic leader of the people of Cuba showing the best way to promote the life chances of the children of the world by eliminating child illiteracy in his country.”
Peter Smith,
Secretary Newham Teachers’ Association

Please sign the online book of condolence

London NUT March & Rally – Thursday 19th November 2016

Opposing Education spending cuts: Every child deserves the best. Invest – don’t cut.

Assemble: 17h00 Whitehall (opposite Downing Street). Join the NTA banner.

Rally: 18h30 Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street.

Speakers: Jeremy Corbyn, Angela Rayner, a Durham Teacher assistant, Kevin Courtney, Rescue Our Schools, NUS President
Plus a performance from the NUT Choir!

Please send messages of support to london@nut.org.uk if you are unable to attend.

Encourage your colleagues and parents to join in!

Even if you are unable to arrive in time for the march you are encouraged to attend the rally.

Refugee Week Schools Poetry Competition 2017

As a result of the ongoing refugee crisis, Newham Teachers’ Association has decided to continue to run our Refugee Week Schools Competition for 2017. Please ask your HT to confirm that your school will take part. Details for the competition are available to download from our website. A letter has been sent to all HTs.

Portrait Of Five Children Having Fun Outdoors TogetherSchools can run the competition during Refugee Week 2017, 19th – 25th June, as either a class or home activity. However it can be run at any time before this to suit your school diary and curriculum . The entries for each phase should be judged by the end of the end of the week, 26th – 30th June, and the winning entries sent to be considered in the Newham competition ASAP by 4pm on 4th July 2017.
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A local prize giving event will take place at in July to which winners and their parents will be invited.

Email probett@hotmail.co.uk , or ask your HT to use the form on the letter which has gone to all HTs.

Download copies of competition documents:

NTA Letter to HTs
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Lesson Ideas for competition
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Timetable for competition
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Task KS1
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Task LKS2
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Task UKS2
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Task KS3
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NTA Election – Ballot papers coming soon

ballot-paper-for-website_001-250pixThe ballot papers for the NTA 2016 NTA Elections will start to arrive at members’ home addresses from Wednesday 2nd November 2016.

If you have not received your ballot paper five days after the open of voting, you should contact ERS, simply stating your name, to request a duplicate paper to be sent out. To do this, you should either email them at customerservices@electoralreform.co.uk or call 020 8889 9203.


There are two documents which inform you of the candidates’ electoral stance. You will need to download both to see their views.

Document 1

Document 2




Newham Association Rule 5 states:
Management: The management of the association shall be vested in the Officers and Committee.

British red traditional Royal Mail pillar box.
Please make sure you use your vote to decide who manages the affairs of your Association.





(Original posting on website 02/11/2016. Posting on website updated 11/11/2016.)