Good News! Private schools have long taken a strict approach to uniform. With a tie knotted not quite right or a skirt pulled too high, a pupil could expect to be hauled into the head’s office. But now the 170-year-old Brighton College, regularly named among the top 10 schools in England for academic results, has ditched the usual hidebound insistence on tradition to allow boys to wear skirts and girls to wear trousers if they wish.

Brighton College has scrapped uniform rules for transgender pupils

Good News! Private schools have long taken a strict approach to uniform. With a tie knotted not quite right or a skirt pulled too high, a pupil could expect to be hauled into the head’s office. But now the 170-year-old Brighton College, regularly named among the top 10 schools in England for academic results, has ditched the usual hidebound insistence on tradition to allow boys to wear skirts and girls to wear trousers if they wish.

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Independent school Brighton College scraps its traditional uniform rules to accommodate transgender pupils.

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Independent school Brighton College scraps its traditional uniform rules to accommodate transgender pupils.

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Brighton College by Allies and Morrison

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