Uniform row: 50 pupils sent home from Margate school

A strict policy on uniform at a school in Kent has come under fire by parents - after 50 students were sent home on their first day of school.

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MP backs headmaster's uniform clampdown

Sir Roger Gale MP has given his full support for the headteacher who has enforced the new uniform policy at Hartsdown Academy in the Thanet North constitutuency.

Headteacher defends decision in uniform row

A head teacher in Margate has defended sending home 50 pupils on the first day of term for wearing incorrect uniform.

Matthew Tate, from Hartsdown Academy, told ITV News that strict uniform rules are integral to pupils' attainment and sense of self-respect.

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