Bridlington School set to anathema skirts and spare trousers
May 15, 2015 - School Uniform
AN EAST Riding school’s “ludicrous” devise to anathema skirts has sparked a 1,000-plus name criticism petition.
Bridlington School wants girls, as good as boys, to wear authorized trousers temperament a propagandize logo.
Parents contend they have been told a propagandize is formulation to anathema skirts since some girls wear them too short, creation masculine staff feel uncomfortable.
The Bessingby Road delegate now spends £25,000 a year on staffing an siege room for pupils breaching uniform rules.
Headteacher Sarah Pashley has told relatives pupils will be approaching to wear trousers from designated suppliers, to stop pupils “pushing a boundaries” by wearing spare tight-fitting trousers.
Many relatives are mad about a move, though contend they do not wish to be named in box a propagandize excludes them from a assembly on a emanate subsequent week.
One said: “My daughter alternates between wearing a dress and trousers.
“She wears her dress to her knees. we consider it’s astray to retaliate all girls by banning skirts since a tiny series wear theirs too short.
“Apparently, masculine teachers feel worried revelation a girls if their skirts are too short.”
The mom of 3 insisted girls should be authorised a choice of a dress or trousers.
Another primogenitor claimed staff do not set a good example.
She said: “Some womanlike staff wear high heels, brief skirts and low-cut blouses.
“Are they going to be wearing trousers?”
An online criticism petition, that says a relatives of Bridlington School children should have a right to buy propagandize trousers or skirts though logos from whichever tradesman they see fit, has captivated some-more than 1,000 signatures and 200 comments.
Petitioners have branded a move, designed for September, as “ludicrous”, “ridiculous” and “disgusting”.
Some relatives explain preventing womanlike pupils wearing skirts is a crack of tellurian rights, though this is denied by a school.
Ms Pashley said: “We have a really elementary propagandize uniform, that we make strictly.”
She claimed annoyance for masculine staff caused by girls wearing brief skirts was not a categorical reason for a change.
She said: “To set it in context, on one arise when a masculine member of staff challenged a womanlike tyro on her dress length, she retorted, ‘You shouldn’t be looking during my legs’.
“The masculine member of staff was understandably worried with this and reported it to me immediately.
“Male rural staff asked me to share this occurrence with a ruling physique when uniform was reviewed.”
Ms Pashley pronounced a school’s governors motionless on a uniform change and a minute has been sent to parents, who have been invited to talks on Tuesday.
Trousers are also an emanate during a school.
Ms Pashley told relatives in her letter: “Trousers are a consistent problem since of ever-changing fashions and some students pulling a bounds in terms of purchasing ‘skinny’, tight-fitting trousers from non-uniform suppliers.
“This causes fight between staff and students and also between a propagandize and some parents/carers, who feel that a trousers they have bought do heed to a propagandize uniform policy.
“If trousers also have to be purchased from a propagandize uniform retailer and have a trademark on them, afterwards this problem will no longer exist.”
Many relatives are endangered about a increasing cost of shopping a uniform from designated suppliers.
But a propagandize insists it would give assistance to those wanting it from a £25,000 it would save from no longer wanting to work an siege room for uniform breaches.