We held a non-uniform day last Friday which was much enjoyed by the 1,300 pupils and their teachers. We told parents that every penny raised would be donated to our approved Lenten charities. It is possible to combine principle and common sense. I suspect that the vast majority of Catholic schools have done just that by allowing their pupils to join in the fun while ensuring the proceeds go to the right causes.
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic school
Wychall Lane, Kings Norton