Education chiefs have issued a diktat ordering youngsters not to wear “overcoats” within the school grounds because they pose a “security issue”.
The school has even threatened to dish out detention to any children who break the rule, even though temperatures haven plummeted to -1C in the area.
Today students at at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove, East Sussex, expressed outrage at the bizarre decision, with one youngster branding it “bonkers”.
A boy in Year 10, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “Fair enough not wearing them in class, but for pupils not to be able to wear them at breaks or going from lesson to lesson is bonkers …. http://www.express.co.uk