Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Teachers on Wet-Wipe Patrol to Remove Our Make-Up, Say Girls

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Teachers on Wet-Wipe Patrol to Remove Our Make-Up, Say Girls

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SCHOOLGIRLS claim teachers are patrolling the corridors armed with wet-wipes ordering pupils to remove make-up or they will not get into the canteen for lunch.

Pupils at The Barlow RC High School in Didsbury also say they are also being threatened with expulsion if they refuse to remove all traces of beauty products during school hours.

Bosses at the school have reportedly taken a hard line on cosmetics following the Christmas break.

One student, Holly Hopkins, told the M.E.N. students were ready to revolt following the newlyenforced rules - which she says have never been strictly adhered to until now. The 15-year-old, from Didsbury, claimed scores of young women at the school, many of whom suffer from acne, have been left feeling self-conscious after being shouted at for wearing make-up. …

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