School backs uniform process notwithstanding petition
June 11, 2015 - School Uniform
A SCHOOL has strike behind over claims it is singling out pupils who spin adult with a wrong form of bag.
Seaford Head School in Seaford has been criticised after a primogenitor collected some-more than 1,000 signatures on a petition propelling a propagandize to change a uniform policy.
The manners state a tyro contingency lift a specific school-issued carrier with them, and any tyro unwell to do so would have to barter their rucksacks for a cosmetic bag for a day.
But a propagandize has corroborated a uniform process and said: “Seaford Head does have a customary uniform process that includes a propagandize bag for carrying equipment.
“The propagandize is committed to ensuring no tyro is disadvantaged by financial hardship.
“Any primogenitor or carer incompetent to squeeze equipment of a uniform due to financial hardship receives a operation of support from a school.
“In a final 12 months some-more than 50 equipment of clothing, including shoes, propagandize bags, ties and full uniforms, have been purchased by a propagandize for students.
“The propagandize also has an active Parent Teacher Association with support from countless relatives who have put together a batch of scarcely new uniform that is accessible to any tyro requiring it.”
As Seaford Head Community College a propagandize was rated as Requiring Improvement by Ofsted in 2008 and dual years after it was Good with Outstanding Features before apropos an academy in 2012.
The orator added: “Seaford Head is rated Good with Outstanding Features by Ofsted.
“The propagandize is in a tip 10 per cent of schools for tyro swell in a UK and in a tip 20 per cent of state schools for attainment.”
One parent, who asked to sojourn anonymous, jumped to a school’s defence, observant a petition was being sealed by those who did not know a full details.
She added: “I’m refusing to pointer a petition going around. Seaford Head are revelation a truth.
“It’s a satisfactory propagandize and we have people signing a petition that haven’t even got kids there.
“This is a integrate of relatives who don’t wish to reinstate their stream bags and people who don’t know a full story are signing their forms.
“They helped me with uniform for my son who started there final Sep as they knew during a time we was struggling and already had another son during a school.
“The propagandize has also offering relatives remuneration skeleton if they are incompetent to means them during a time.”
The argumentative cosmetic bags are now not being used during a school.
The propagandize orator added: “Previously, some were given out to students who wouldn’t use a propagandize bag given to them giveaway of charge, or refused to buy a one now available.”