She wrote: 'Have any other parents had a phone call from Treviglas school regarding their new school uniform policy?I've sent my son off in full school uniform, all nice and new, perfectly ironed and looking smart.'Only to be told that he's being put in to detention - his plain black leather shoes are the wrong brand!A handful of pupils were given detention on Tuesday for wearing shoes that didn't comply with the uniform policy, head teacher Michelle Dunleavy confirmed.Treviglas College said it held assemblies with pupils at the end of last term to explain what footwear was acceptable, and also posted pictures on its website.William Hicks became famous for his gripping account of Trafalgar which told how, as a 17-year-old midshipman on HMS Conqueror, he helped British forces crush France and Spain in 1805 to end the threat of an invasion by Napoleon.It went on display today at the National Maritime Museum in London on the anniversary of the battle off the Spanish coast.
I think girls should have a choice.'Matthew, the father of new Year 7 student Paige, who declined to give his surname, said: 'Woman have died and fought for the right to dress the way they wanted to and it seemed to us their rights were taken away.'But when it was explained to us, it was about inappropriate dressing, and I think it was the right decision to make.'Mark Cummins, 45, who is the father of new Year 7 pupil Colombo, said: 'I think it is a good idea.
Yesterday, Mr Morgan, who is also a Good Morning Britain presenter, told Mail Online: 'It's disappointing to see one of my old schools getting sucked into this gender neutrality nonsense, which is being driven by a tiny minority of people.'Let boys be boys and girls be girls, and stop confusing them in this ridiculous way.
'I presume all female Priory teachers will now also be banned from wearing skirts on gender neutral grounds (which would also be absurd) - or is it one rule for them and another for the students?
Tony Smith, head teacher at the school, said the decision was made in response to comments from parents and the community – including concerns that the skirts were being rolled up and worn in a way that promoted the 'sexualisation of young women'.
He said the trans issue was only a 'secondary' reason for the change.