Transgender schoolchildren will accept the advantage of cutting a brim and blouse or trousers and shirt to a top accessible academy in an celebrated change of uniform policy.
Brighton College has burst with hundreds of years of attitude to board boys who identify as girls and girls who analyze as boys.
The accessible academy said it was reacting to a alteration association which recognises some accouchement accept gender dysphoria, a action of activity one’s emotional identity as macho or changeable to be adverse to one’s biological sex.
Headteacher Richard Cairns told acceptance aftermost anniversary that compatible codes activity back 170 years would be replaced by a ‘trouser uniform’ and a ‘skirt uniform’ for all pupils up to the age of 16.
Transgender pupils will be able to abrasion a abounding Tweed blazer, tie and trousers, or a skirt, bolero anorak and open-neck Revere blouse.
Parents will be appropriate to address to the academy afore pupils can change their uniform.
Mr Cairns said: ‘If some boys and girls are happier anecdotic with a different gender from that in which they were born, again my job is to accomplish abiding that we accommodate that.
‘I abhorrence the abstraction of anyone actuality in my academy who is afflicted because they’re being asked to dress in a way they are afflictive with.
‘Brighton College has instead absitively to abate the angle of boys’ and girl’ schools altogether.’
Girls are already walking about the campus in trousers and the academy has said more than one boy has bidding the admiration to abrasion a skirt.