1500 pupils and relatives pointer a petition opposite West Exe School’s uniform policy

September 22, 2015 - School Uniform

  • Petition calls for new despotic uniform manners to be loose during West Exe School 
  • Rules anathema ‘aggressive‘ hair, parsimonious trousers, unhemmed skirts and jewellery
  • Headteacher pronounced pupils and relatives were warned of intelligent expectation
  • Said cessation was a ‘last resort’ and a response to ‘additional behaviours’ 

Sam Matthew for MailOnline



Kai, left, and Trevor Robson, right, have both been dangling from West Exe School for descending tainted of a despotic uniform code

Kai, left, and Trevor Robson, right, have both been dangling from West Exe School for descending tainted of a despotic uniform code

A petition opposite a school’s uniform process has been sealed by some-more than 1,500 pupils and relatives after headteacher bans ‘aggressive hair.’

Several pupils during West Exe School have depressed tainted of a regulations, including one reportedly dangling after returning from holiday with his hair frosty blond by a sun.

Others have been temporarily released for wearing suede boots rather than leather and putting on a hooded tip during mangle time to keep warm.

The online petition has now been warranted support from both relatives and pupils during a propagandize in Exeter, Devon.

Jack Robson’s dual sons – Kai and Trevor – have both been dangling for flouting a despotic manners and they have complained propagandize has been incited ‘into a prison.’

The father-of-five said: ‘We’ve finished all to reside by a rules, even down to a boots they wear being totally black, and nonetheless it’s still not good enough.

‘The new headmaster has left uniform crazy.

‘Our 15-year-old son was dangling for dual days for wearing a plain grey hoodie during mangle time. He’s in his GCSE year.

‘This week a 13-year-old son was put in isolation, where we are put in a room on your own, for wearing plain black boots that were suede instead of leather or mistake leather.

‘He was afterwards dangling for dual days.

‘We’ve listened of another lady who was dangling for wearing a tiny nose timber that she had been wearing to propagandize for a past 3 years.

‘Another occurrence we listened about was a child who was dangling given his hair was too blond. It hadn’t been dyed; it had left lighter from a object after being on holiday.’

The propagandize manners bans ‘aggressive’ hair or assumed hair shades and usually permitting healthy and pointed make-up.

They also embody no tight-fitting leg cut trousers, and skirts contingency be unhemmed.

Mr Robson added: ‘They’re losing profitable time during propagandize given of this.

‘We’ve never had any problems in a past. Our children have told us a feel like a propagandize has incited into a jail and they wish to change schools.’

One 14-year-old tyro who did not wish to be named, said: ‘With a new conduct teacher, a uniform policies have altered utterly a bit.

A petition call for a manners during West Exe School in Exeter, Devon, pictured, has been sealed by 1.500 pupils and parents

A petition call for a manners during West Exe School in Exeter, Devon, pictured, has been sealed by 1.500 pupils and parents

‘Having your hair an assumed colour, carrying a ‘threatening’ – as put in a process – hairstyle, carrying piercings or wearing some black make-up will not impact a preparation in any way, figure or form.

‘Yes, a good uniform promotes good poise in a school. However, they seem to caring some-more about how we dress than a use they are ostensible to be provision us with; education.

Headteacher Sönke Beyer pronounced if students had been dangling it would have been a 'last resort'

Headteacher Sönke Beyer pronounced if students had been dangling it would have been a ‘last resort’

‘I know people who have been sent home and missed profitable training time for foolish things, like a fact that they were wearing white and not black socks, or they had a slot on their trousers, or their ankle was display given their trousers were too small.

‘These are stupid reasons to send people divided from education.’

West Exe pronounced it had not altered a uniform, though before a summer, a ruling physique reviewed a school’s uniform, jewellery, coming and apparatus codes.

Headteacher Sönke Beyer, who assimilated a propagandize progressing this year, said: ‘Students, relatives and carers were reminded in propagandize assemblies and in newsletters of a school’s expectations for students to demeanour smart, and given a start of a educational year, staff have been reinforcing that message.

‘I am intensely unapproachable of how intelligent roughly all students are looking this term, wearing their uniform with pride, and we really many would like to appreciate relatives and carers for their support.’

When asked to explain what is meant by ‘aggressive’ hairstyles, he said: ‘Like many schools, we ask that a students equivocate carrying intensely closely cropped hair cuts, and that any hair colour should be a healthy shade.’

‘Students are not dangling for wearing inapt uniform. If they live tighten adequate to school, and they are means to lapse home safely to collect an object of uniform that they’ve left during home, afterwards we competence ask them to do that.

‘If a tyro has been suspended, it would be as a final review and in response to other additional behaviours.’ 


Earlier this month Lauren Mcdowell, 13, was incited divided from Forge Valley School in Sheffield for her leopard imitation hair-style.

The teen has had her conduct shaved on one side that is painted brownish-red and blonde in a settlement of a leopard’s skin. 

The propagandize says it has a ‘very transparent uniform policy’ that includes hairstyles, though Lauren’s mom Yvonne believes it breaches her tellurian rights and is refusing to change her daughter’s hairstyle. 

Elsewhere, roughly 50 children during Winterbourne International Academy in South Gloucestershire were criminialized from lessons after display adult for PE wearing hosiery that had a improper logo.

Parents were asked to buy uniform from a ‘required’ list totalling £125 per student, including a school-approved PE socks, that cost adult to £5.26 for a pair. 

Meanwhile staff during Marple Hall School in Stockport, Greater Manchester, sent home 40 pupils on for wearing a wrong equipment like skirts and shoes.

Head clergyman Joe Barker pronounced expectations were done really transparent to relatives and students on several occasions from Apr 2015 onwards. 

Skirts were also an emanate for students nearing behind during Tring School in Hertfordshire, where a organisation of schoolgirls queued outward a uniform emporium after being sent to get one of an ‘appropriate’ length.

Another propagandize in Greater Manchester sent home a child from Dukinfield after his initial day of delegate propagandize for sporting a ‘severe’ haircut like City star Sergio Aguero. 


Comments (616)

Share what we think

The comments next have not been moderated.

The views voiced in a essence above are those of a users and do not indispensably simulate a views of MailOnline.

Who is this week’s tip commenter?
Find out now

More uniform ...

› tags: School Uniform /