Blairgowrie High Headteacher downplays quarrel over propagandize uniform

March 17, 2016 - School Uniform

Claims comparison pupils were criminialized from holding partial in a designed fundraising eventuality during Blairgowrie High School as a outcome of a clampdown on youngsters wearing special commemorative hoodies have been dismissed.

A student recently contacted a Blairie to contend there was “shock” when a minute was sent out by a propagandize saying that skeleton to reason a gift eventuality in assist of Sport Relief on Friday final week had been scrapped as a outcome of what a teen referred to as issues with “bad poise and propagandize uniform”.

The youngster, who did not wish to be named, accepted a ostensible uniform issues associated to S6 pupils wearing leavers’ jumpers – hooded tops, paid for by a students, featuring a series 16 on a behind printed with a names of all those set to leave propagandize during a finish of a stream term, as good as a propagandize logo.

The student also claimed those who refused to mislay their hoodies had been told that “they are in propagandize by choice” and if they didn’t take them off “they can go get their leavers’ form”.

The student said: “What is a indicate of shopping a hoodies if we can’t wear them?

“And since put a propagandize trademark on them if we’re not authorised to wear them in school?

“And afterwards a notice was sent by a propagandize revelation us we would not be authorised to take partial in any fundraising since of bad poise and propagandize uniform, that to many of us came as a shock.

“We’re intensely dissapoint since we would like to assistance fundraise and we always lift a lot of money.

“It’s totally astray and such an over-the-top punishment.”

Despite a pupil’s assertions, conduct clergyman Bev Leslie told a Blairie a scheduled non-uniform day had been cancelled to concede pupils to combine entirely on their studies.

She did acknowledge that there had been a integrate of behavioural issues during a propagandize recently and that uniform standards had been slipping, though stressed that management’s categorical regard was a volume of work comparison pupils had to do in a run adult to their exams – many of that were being sat by a youngsters for a initial time due to changes in a examination system.

Mrs Leslie explained: “A tiny series of a S6 pupils were intensely unhappy that we had taken a preference to cancel non-school uniform day.

“Some have been underneath a misapprehension that this was in propinquity to a wearing of their commemorative hoodies. This is not a case.

“During a months of Feb and Mar there has been, via a school, a slight decrease in poise and in uniform standards.

“Additionally some S4-S6 pupils have reported effort pressures as a series of SQA deadlines proceed and examinations are imminent. Teachers are also saying those pressures.

“Our fundraising activities are hugely successful and many inestimable causes advantage from a munificence of a pupils.

“However a success of a in-house events relies really heavily on a care and organisational skills of a comparison pupils and, to soothe a vigour on them, Friday’s non-school uniform day and activities were cancelled.

“We will still be fundraising by Blairgowrie Does Strictly and a Swimathon.”

Mrs Leslie combined that a school’s doorway was always open to relatives who wished to plead any issues.

A orator for Perth and Kinross Council reiterated: “There have been some false suggestions on amicable media that a termination was as a Claims comparison pupils were criminialized from holding partial in a designed fundraising eventuality during Blairgowrie High School as a outcome of a clampdown on youngsters wearing special commemorative hoodies have been dismissed.

A student recently contacted a Blairie to contend there was “shock” when a minute was sent out by a propagandize saying that skeleton to reason a gift eventuality in assist of Sport Relief on Friday final week had been scrapped as a outcome of what a teen referred to as issues with “bad poise and propagandize uniform”.

The youngster, who did not wish to be named, accepted a ostensible uniform issues associated to S6 pupils wearing leavers’ jumpers – hooded tops, paid for by a students, featuring a series 16 on a behind printed with a names of all those set to leave propagandize during a finish of a stream term, as good as a propagandize logo.

The student also claimed those who refused to mislay their hoodies had been told that “they are in propagandize by choice” and if they didn’t take them off “they can go get their leavers’ form”.

The student said: “What is a indicate of shopping a hoodies if we can’t wear them?

“And since put a propagandize trademark on them if we’re not authorised to wear them in school?

“And afterwards a notice was sent by a propagandize revelation us we would not be authorised to take partial in any fundraising since of bad poise and propagandize uniform, that to many of us came as a shock.

“We’re intensely dissapoint since we would like to assistance fundraise and we always lift a lot of money.

“It’s totally astray and such an over-the-top punishment.”

Despite a pupil’s assertions, conduct clergyman Bev Leslie told a Blairie a scheduled non-uniform day had been cancelled to concede pupils to combine entirely on their studies.

She did acknowledge that there had been a integrate of behavioural issues during a propagandize recently and that uniform standards had been slipping, though stressed that management’s categorical regard was a volume of work comparison pupils had to do in a run adult to their exams – many of that were being sat by a youngsters for a initial time due to changes in a examination system.

Mrs Leslie explained: “A tiny series of a S6 pupils were intensely unhappy that we had taken a preference to cancel non-school uniform day.

“Some have been underneath a misapprehension that this was in propinquity to a wearing of their commemorative hoodies. This is not a case.

“During a months of Feb and Mar there has been, via a school, a slight decrease in poise and in uniform standards.

“Additionally some S4-S6 pupils have reported effort pressures as a series of SQA deadlines proceed and examinations are imminent. Teachers are also saying those pressures.

“Our fundraising activities are hugely successful and many inestimable causes advantage from a munificence of a pupils.

“However a success of a in-house events relies really heavily on a care and organisational skills of a comparison pupils and, to soothe a vigour on them, Friday’s non-school uniform day and activities were cancelled.

“We will still be fundraising by Blairgowrie Does Strictly and a Swimathon.”

Mrs Leslie combined that a school’s doorway was always open to relatives who wished to plead any issues.

A orator for Perth and Kinross Council reiterated: “There have been some false suggestions on amicable media that a termination was as a outcome of pupils wearing hoodies in class.

“This was not a case, though all pupils have had a sign to follow a propagandize uniform code.”result of pupils wearing hoodies in class.

“This was not a case, though all pupils have had a sign to follow a propagandize uniform code.”

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