Mum furious after daughter, 15, ‘sent to isolation for two days’ over red hair


A MUM was left furious after her daughter was allegedly despatched to isolation for two days over her dyed red hair.

Sarah Burrows stated her daughter Jodi, 15, was put in isolation at her college in Sheffield due to the color of her hair – irrespective of trying to tone it down twice.

Jodi, 15, was thrown into isolation for her hair shade, her mum statedCredit: MEN Media
The teen re-dyed the hair to make it more acceptable for school - but teachers still allegedly put her in isolation
The teen re-dyed the hair to make it extra acceptable for college – nonetheless lecturers nonetheless allegedly put her in isolationCredit: MEN Media

She says her daughter, who has good grades and at all times has a constructive angle in route of her schooling, is being penalised due to the simplest means she appears.

And the furious mum believes the Ecclesfield School’s response is especially unfair due to the have an effect on the Covid pandemic has already had on her education.

The 15-year-old, who’s a pure brunette, dyed her hair purple for the vacations, nonetheless ahead of beginning as soon as extra in September she tried to tone it down to a “reddish” shade.

Bu then the school referred to as mum Sarah and stated that the “bright pink” hair was unacceptable – a prime degree view the mum strongly refutes.

Over the weekend, the mum and daughter then tried to get the color out as quickly as further, turning it into extra of an “auburn” shade ahead of Jodi went to college on Tuesday.

But lecturers have been nonetheless sad with the color and despatched the schoolgirl to isolation, in accordance to Sarah.

Speaking to YorkshireLive, Sarah stated: “I did not know she was put in isolation till she purchased proper right here residence. She had to preserve inside all day as a punishment.

“I tried to call the school, but I didn’t hear anything back. And she was put in isolation again on Wednesday.

“We don’t penalise adults in working jobs for a hair shade change so why ought to this be affecting our youngsters. We have progressively been returning her hair to the color brown.

“The school have been wrongly isolating my child for the past few days claiming her hair is not of a satisfactory standard.”


Sarah added: “My daughter is missing her education through absolutely no fault of her own other than wanting to express herself, which now she has removed the colour is still proving to be an issue for the school.”

The disgruntled mum added that she does not perceive why children are “targeted” for expressing themselves by means of hair shade and make-up.

She added: I don’t agree nor do I perceive why colleges goal our youngsters for merely wanting to categorical themselves by means of hair, make-up and techniques of costume.

“None of this impacts our children’s learning, it is morally wrong for anyone, let alone children be made conscious of how they want to look.”

Ecclesfield School has been contacted by the Sun Online for remark.

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