Longhill High Schoolboys wore skirts after being told PE shorts were not uniform
July 23, 2016 - School Uniform
- The teenage boys wore school-branded PE shorts as temperatures strike 32C
- But a propagandize in Brighton, East Sussex, pronounced it wasn’t partial of uniform code
- In protest, a boys arrived a following day wearing pleated navy skirts
- They were authorised to wear skirts as they are partial of concluded propagandize uniform
Alexander Robertson For Mailonline
A organization of teenage boys went to propagandize wearing skirts in criticism during a uniform process ominous them from wearing shorts during a summer.
The year 9 pupils chose to wear a dress after they were punished for wearing shorts on a hottest day of a year so far.
As a outcome Michael Parker, Kodi Ayling, George Boyland and Jesse Stringer, all 14, chose cooler wardrobe that is partial of a central uniform – a pleated navy skirt.
George, Jesse, Kodi and Michael, all 14, chose cooler wardrobe that is partial of a central uniform – a pleated navy skirt
Despite not being authorised to wear a school’s branded shorts, a boys were authorised to wear skirts that are partial of a concluded propagandize uniform.
The students during Longhill High School in Brighton, East Sussex, donned a skirts in criticism of a school’s preference to retaliate boys who wore school-issued PE shorts rather than trousers on Tuesday.
Pupil Michael Parker said: ‘It’s not satisfactory for boys to be roasting in black trousers on a hottest day of a year while a girls can wear skirts.’
His mom Angela, added: ‘We’re entirely in support of a boys.
‘I consider what a headmistress is doing is taste and I’m intensely unapproachable of Michael and his associate protesters.’
Wesley Allen, whose son Kodi was partial of a protesting group, pronounced a school’s preference to retaliate a boys for wearing shorts was ‘madness’.
He added: ‘The shorts he had on have a propagandize trademark on them and we consider should be authorised to wear them on prohibited days.
‘The propagandize contend they have to wear propagandize uniform and a shorts are.
Michael Parker, left, graphic wearing a shorts, subsequent to Kodi Ayling, right, who is sporting a dress that is partial of a concluded propagandize uniform
‘I consider it’s madness. The boys have finished this to infer a indicate and we consider it’s brilliant. I don’t consider Kodi will wear a dress all summer though we do consider he likes a attention.’
On Tuesday – a hottest day of a year – around 20 boys wore Longhill-branded gym shorts and were all punished by a delegate propagandize as they were not wearing ‘regulation uniform’.
Some of a students were sent home and others were kept in siege and expelled a following day.
Headteacher Kate Williams said: ‘Students have entrance to H2O in sequence to keep themselves hydrated.
‘We have done reasonable stairs to safeguard that classrooms are as gentle as possible.
‘I have high standards per uniform and in a comfortable weather, these high standards have been challenged by approximately dual per cent of relatives and students.’
In a statement, Miss Williams added: ‘Four masculine students during Longhill High School chose to wear a dress to school. Students can select to wear any partial of a concluded propagandize uniform.’
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