Posts Tagged ‘School rules’

Five strange things schools have banned

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Motueka High School’s decision to ban puffer jackets is just the latest in a long list of examples of schools controversially waving their ban sticks. Inspired, we remember some other examples. Continue reading Related Posts:Vatican wants boarding schools run by Heralds of the…Free school lunch scheme disadvantages some…Sri Lanka moves to ban burqas and close more Read more

Catholic education’s CEO – law change may be needed

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

The chief executive officer of New Zealand’s Catholic Education Office is predicting the start of next term could see pupils testing the limits of uniform and appearance rules. Brother Patrick Lynch said the recent court decision had ramifications for all schools when it came to student grooming. He said a law change may be needed Read more

The haircut saga – Human rights crusader or just disobedient?

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

On Monday a judicial review of the suspension of Lucan Battison by St John’s College Hasting took place in the in the High Court at Wellington. Battison, a pupil at the College, has refused to get a haircut, after being told to do so by the school. The lawyer representing the St John’s College Hastings Read more