Connah’s Quay High School’s skirt-only devise ‘antiquated’

February 20, 2017 - School Uniform

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Plans for a skirt-only process for girls during a Deeside high propagandize have been called “antiquated and sexist”.

Alyn and Deeside AM Carl Sargeant has corroborated relatives dissapoint during proposals to make a process during Connah’s Quay High School.

In a conference letter, a conduct clergyman pronounced there were “ongoing issues” over girls’ uniforms.

Flintshire legislature pronounced propagandize uniform was “a matter for particular schools and ruling bodies.”

In a letter, conduct clergyman Ann Peers pronounced girls were wearing “denims, leggings and skin parsimonious trousers”.

Mr Sargeant pronounced a offer “should be forsaken true away” as womanlike students “should have a right to select either to wear a dress or trousers”.


He pronounced he accepted uniform helped to emanate “a clarity of inclusion and equality”, and instead suggested enforcing a process of wearing “tailored trousers or skirts”.

Mr Sargeant added: “If uniform is an emanate afterwards of march that should be dealt with and a headteacher would have my full support in that.”

He has created to Ms Peers seeking her to take parents’ and pupils’ views into consideration.

Ian Budd, arch officer of preparation and girl during Flintshire council, said: “School uniform arrangements are a matter for particular schools and ruling bodies.

“However, we would titillate relatives and carers to give their opinions to a propagandize during a conference duration that has been extended to 10 March.

“The ruling physique will afterwards cruise a views voiced during a conference in and with Welsh Government superintendence on propagandize uniform policy, that creates it transparent that governors contingency cruise a implications of uniform process in terms of equalities and affordability, before creation an sensitive decision.”

The BBC has contacted Connah’s Quay High School for comment.

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