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Old Jul 23 2006, 09:24 AM   #1
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Is this crazy?
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Old Jul 23 2006, 09:31 AM   #2
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I am surprised they DON'T have a summer uniform. All the schools around here do.

And Wednesday, they actually CLOSED a few because kids were over-heating
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Crazy perhaps, but it's really not all that unusual in a school with a strict uniform policy.
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Back in the good old days *creak* *creak* we had a strict code, yes. But we did have a summer uniform. To really date it: in the 6th form we were allowed to wear a cravat rather than a tie in summer term.

The Head also used to relax things once we were out of the public gaze. On really hot days we were told to change into P.E. kit; and we even used to have a number of classes outside sitting under some big old trees.

When we did discuss uniform we were told it was a safety net: if we wanted to rebel (as all teens do at some time) we could take off our cap or tie to show what we thought of the "stupid" rules. When we were caught it was a matter of a few lines and nothing on the record. If those very minor rules weren't there, our rebellion was more likely to involve serious things that would have to be recorded and possibly mentioned in our references, and might even involve police records as well.

Put that way the dress code was actually caring for us and our future. These days it would also cut out the social need to wear expensive designer gear.
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I guess they want those students to learn how to ignore discomfort or something! :;dry::
I'm glad I never went to one with a uniform, though we did have some rules about what we could and couldn't wear.
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Dancer's current school has a dress code. Fall and Spring: grey skits/slacks, white shirts, blue cardigan or jumper, black shoes. Summer...the boys get to wear grey knee pants or shorts, the sweater/cardigan can be skipped, and the girls can opt for a light weight blue gingham dress. No sandles. Which I can understand, since they run around on a macadam surface during recess, lunch and PE
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Tresa: if you want discomfort find out what a cholera belt was.
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I know there are and were things more uncomfortable than wearing a blazer inside in the summer, but I wasn't being serious, P'ter.
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Good: I'd hate for you to get serious.
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