POLL: Should Aaron's school have taken action over his haircut?

A school has defended its policy over haircuts after excluding 15-year-old Aaron Pryor from classes, saying his short-sides broke the rules.

Thursday, 29th June 2017, 11:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:03 am
Aaron Prior, 15 and his mum Sam Prior, 45, are not happy about the situation. Picture: Sarah Standing

But do you think the school were right to take action?

Aaron’s mother Sam criticised the ruling and said she did not believe Aaron deserved punishment.

She said: ‘I was extremely angry. I believe this haircut looks perfectly acceptable.’

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But Portchester Community School’s headteacher Richard Carlyle said: ‘Our policies clearly specify hair colours and styles which are acceptable.’

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Aaron Prior, 15 and his mum Sam Prior, 45, are not happy about the situation. Picture: Sarah Standing
Aaron Prior, 15 and his mum Sam Prior, 45, are not happy about the situation. Picture: Sarah Standing