The Telegraph is reporting that the headteacher of a leading private school has warned he is to expel students for misdemeanours as school is oversubscribed.
Toby Belfield, head of Ruthin School in Denbighshire, Wales, said the school was oversubscribed by around 25 students, and that he was exploring tougher policies to exclude those caught breaching school rules.
The plans, which were obtained by reporters via leaked emails, reveal that a raft of new rules will be introduced banning students from going to the park or restaurants, ordering takeaways, smoking and drinking – regardless of their age.
Should students unwittingly breach new protocol, Mr Belfield warns that they “will not return in September 2017”.
Mr Belfield also claimed that many students were taking days off sick when in fact they were just “tired”, and that he disapproved of relationships between students.
He added that girls were wearing their skirts too short, and that several sixth form students dressed like they were “going to a nightclub”.
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