A group of schoolboys who were banned from wearing shorts to school during the heatwave have protested by going to school in skirts.
Pupil Adrian Copp, 15, and around a dozen friends swapped their school trousers for Asda skirts to make a stand against the “outdated uniform policy”.
Their secondary school, Poltair School in St Austell, Cornwall, England, does not allow pupils to wear shorts. But temperatures have soared above 30C this week and students are asking for appropriate clothing.
As they couldn’t wear shorts, the teenagers have decided to take advantage of a loophole in Poltair School’s uniform policy which allows pupils of any gender to wear skirts.
Adrian decided to ask mum Donna Price, 33, if she would buy him a pleated skirt to challenge the rules and plans to wear it for the rest of the week, along with his friends Scott Penman and Connor Humphries.
The teens said they have already come under fire by some staff members, who removed them from…
Source: Linda Ikeji