Remember, remember, glorious Grovember

Oscar the dog was nominated as our Grovember mascot as we grew stronger together, But this month showed, yet again, what our incredible members achieve every day

Cuts to school support staff could leave vulnerable children at risk

School support staff are true stars in our schools

Giving children a voice

UNISON member Karen Brownhill works at St Giles Special School in Derby – and she’s a perfect example of our Stars in Our Schools campaign

Blog: Celebrating the Stars in our Schools

Whether they’re catering staff or teaching assistants, cleaners or administrative workers, without them schools couldn’t open every morning. They deserve our thanks and to know just how valuable their work is to all of us.

Blog: A day to celebrate the remarkable work of all school support staff

Recently it was my pleasure to visit Lister Community School in Newham, East London and speak with support staff there. Like UNISON members across the country, they are having to do more with less while being paid less at the same time. Yet what shone though was their determination to do the very best for all the children being taught there.

two school meals workers with tray of cakes

School meals – tell us your story

UNISON survey launched to find out what school meals staff have to say

Join the Thunderclap for the Stars in Our Schools

Help celebrate our school support staff on social media at noon on 24 November

From school star to star MP

Fledgling MP Rosie Duffield has a very personal reason for supporting UNISON’s Stars in our Schools celebrations

Having the confidence to help

For teaching assistant Hasmita Dhamelia, a UNISON course to build confidence led to a new role – as a UNISON rep

The wonderful workers of Waverley school – a day in pictures

UNISON has members working throughout the education system – from primary schools to higher education – but some of the schools our members work in are unique

Group of people in a school

Were you part of the star-gazing celebration?

Last Friday schools up and down the UK celebrated school support staff as part of UNISON’s Stars in Our Schools day

School support staff – the stats behind the stars

School support staff – the numbers

This school is ready to celebrate – are you?

This week UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis went to Waverley school in Enfield to celebrate the school support staff

Library worker Shazzia Rock reads to a group of children

Remember, remember, 25 November

Stars in Our Schools day is almost upon us, what have you planned?

Celebrate the Stars in Our Schools

Help UNISON and schools across the UK celebrate the often unsung stars of our children’s education on 25 November