School bans girls from wearing SKIRTS to stop male teachers from ‘feeling uncomfortable’

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To the fury of parents, female pupils have been told they will have to wear officially approved trousers like the boys.

The rule change comes after a male teacher challenged a girl on the shortness of her skirt, only to be told: “You shouldn’t be looking at my legs.”

But parents at Bridlington School in Hull have already gathered more than 1,000 signatures for a petition calling the move, planned for the start of the new school year in September, as “ludicrous” and “ridiculous”.

Headteacher Sarah Pashley says all pupils will now be expected to wear approved trousers bearing the school logo bought from designated suppliers.

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