Grimsby College Locations Two Boys In Isolation For Having Brief Hair
A faculty has been accused of being too strict over pupils’ hair by two mothers who spoke out after their sons have been positioned in isolation.
Lisa Humphrey mentioned her son Harry, 13, was positioned in isolation by Havelock Academy in Grimsby after teachers mentioned his hair was too brief.
And Danielle Baker, the mom of 12 months 7 pupil Jack, 12, revealed her son was given the identical punishment on his first day at the secondary college.
Lisa, 41, said she would keep Harry, who is in Year 9, at house for four weeks till his hair grows back, unless the varsity softens its stance.
His hair was minimize to a grade two, his regular haircut, on his most recent trip to the barbers.
Lisa stated: ‘They said he was going to remain in isolation till his hair grew again to a type of black hair suitable degree but he will be having the same haircut he all the time has completed. He feels humiliated.’
Harry mentioned: ‘I think it’s disgraceful. I feel a bit angry with the best way they have handled it. I think they’re getting a bit too strict.’
Danielle, 33, whisked Jack out of faculty and took him to the barbers so he might get back into class.
She said: ‘I informed them they weren’t putting him in isolation and that I’d take him to the barbers to have it blended.
‘They allowed him again into regular classes but ironically it’s truly shorter now.
‘It’s only a haircut and it’s one all kids have these days. I imagine it’s an excellent school and that i like the principles they have in place as a result of they are the form of guidelines I like to have, however over the hair they are too strict.’
The school’s uniform policy states that hairstyles have to be no shorter than a grade two.
Principal Wendy Jackson said: ‘We have a tradition of high expectations and no excuses and have clear uniform and behaviour insurance policies that we expect all our students observe.
‘These are non-negotiable and are made clear to all college students, as well as their mother and father. We additionally make this very clear to students becoming a member of our college and their dad and mom.