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A row has broken out over plans to introduce a uniform headscarf for girls at a Burnley high school.

Bosses at Sir John Thursby Community College planned to introduce the uniform covering after concerns were raised by some students, parents and staff about headscarves 'not being worn correctly'.

But the new coverings sparked complaints from wearers who said they were uncomfortable and not sufficiently modest.

Previously girls who wished to wear a head covering could choice their own style as long as it was black, as is the case at Burnley High School and Hameldon Community College.


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