School uniform quarrel headteacher: ‘It’s to ready children for a universe of work’

September 5, 2015 - School Uniform


The school’s uniform process is to ready children for a universe of work, says a new headteacher.

Allie Denholm took on a new purpose as conduct of South Shields Community School final week.

As partial of her new purpose she wanted to ‘tighten up’ a expectancy of a school’s uniform, causing a outcry with her manners on parsimonious trousers.

She said: “We wish a pupils to be essay for value in all they do.

“While giving them an preparation we also wish to be scheming them for a workplace and a outward world.

“We wish pupils to be presenting themselves good to their destiny employers and wearing a scold uniform is a approach they can work towards this.”

Ms Denholm says no changes have been done to a uniform, though letters were sent out during a finish of a final propagandize year surveying what’s approaching of pupils.

Trousers contingency be black and tailored with during slightest a 14cm light and contingency not adhere to a leg.

While skirts contingency be pleated and knee length, no micro or mini skirts are allowed.

She said: “We would never change a uniform policy, not though a consultation.

“I only wanted to tie adult expectancy of a uniform.

“We are wakeful that any family has opposite resources so we purposefully went out and bought new uniform for those children who competence not be means to accommodate a expectations.”

Ms Denholm pronounced that some children were placed in siege on Wednesday, if their uniform wasn’t correct.

She said: “Why should a children who are entrance to propagandize rightly dressed see others, who aren’t, still walking around it’s not fair.

“Only a really tiny minority were concerned and already we have changed on with this.”

She added: “The staff have all returned to start a new propagandize year full of appetite with a success of a children their categorical priorities.”

The school’s uniform guide:

• Black sweater with propagandize trademark in applicable college colour

• White polo shirt with propagandize trademark in applicable college colour

• Plain black tailored trousers (with during slightest a 14cm light and do not adhere to a leg)

• Black cardigan in boys or girls with propagandize trademark in applicable college colour

• Plain black pleated skirts – knee length (micro/mini skirts are not acceptable) (No stretchy/jersey element and NO leggings)

School PE kit

GIRLS :

• Lilac polo shirt with propagandize trademark –

• Navy jogging bottoms though trademark is excusable though if with a trademark this should be in college colours

• Navy shorts

• Navy hoodie with propagandize trademark in college colours

• Navy sleet coupler (optional)

BOYS:

• Black polo shirt with trademark in college colours

• Black tracksuit bottoms though trademark is acceptable, though if with a trademark this should be in college colours

• Black shorts

• Green football socks

• Black rugby shirt with propagandize trademark in college colours

• Black hoodie with trademark in college colours (optional)

FOOTWEAR:

• 100% black shoes (no boots)

• Trainers with any logos or colour are not permitted

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