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Schools ask children to stay at home during strikes 

Sixth form students can attend school as normal

Secondary schools across the Island have sent letters to parents ahead of next week's planned strikes. 

Members of the NASUWT are taking action over a dispute over pay and conditions. 

The head teachers at Ballakermeen, St Ninians and Ramsey Grammar are urging Year 7,8,9 and 10 to remain at home on Wednesday and Thursday. 

Year 11's should also remain at home however on Wednesday some students could have UCM lessons.

Sixth form students can attend school as normal.

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