Reader's letter - Headteacher asks parents not to wear dressing gowns when dropping children off - 'It looks trampy in my opinion'

A headteacher in Middlesborough politely asks parents dropping kids at school to please get dressed and not turn up in dressing gowns and pyjamas.

Friday, 8th October 2021, 12:39 pm
Updated Friday, 8th October 2021, 2:34 pm

I cannot understand why anyone couldn’t just pop on a pair of trousers and jumper to do the school run.

There were days that I didn’t feel like getting up and getting dressed, but for seven years of school drop-off, in infants and juniors, I never thought it would be a good idea to just get out of bed, not tame the mane or brush my teeth and take my child to school in my jim jams.

How we look says a lot about us, if you make no effort whatsoever it shows you are not bothered about yourself.

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A headteacher urges parents not to drop their kids off at school while wearing dressing gowns, fearing it looks 'trampy'. Photo by: Adam Berry/Getty Images.

It looks trampy in my opinion, and I feel sorry for the kids getting dropped at school – it’s a show up.

Jayne Grayson

Sheffield, S35