Two are worthy of comment: the (male) headteacher of Walkwood school, the Worcestershire middle school that in 2013 imposed a trousers-only policy on girls as young as nine has admitted charges of voyeurism. David Doubtfire entered a guilty plea at Worcester Crown Court and has been put on the sex offenders register. He denied and was acquitted of charges of possessing extreme pornography. Some would suggest that the skirt ban was driven by his need to stop temptation (click here for more).



The other case is more one about schools obsessing about all the wrong things. Hanson school, which has just started a ban, has been in the news for sending hundred of children home for minor uniform infractions (click here for more).