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Isolation for too short hair.

Isolation for too short hair.

A boy was put in isolation at his school for having his hair cut too short, his mother has said.

Damon Steel, 15, was told his short back and sides cut must grow back before he could return to classes at his school in West Walton, Norfolk.

The Wisbech teenager has now been taken out of school by his mother Elizabeth Steel, who said it was wrong to punish him for a haircut.

Marshland High School has refused to comment.

Mrs Steel posted a photo of her son on Facebook, saying: "They say his hair must be appropriate for a professional learning environment. He must remain in isolation till his hair grows back."

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