Alfie’s hair ‘too long’ for Colchester Royal Grammar School

A bright youngster has been told he must cut his hair if he wants to take up his place at a grammar school.

Alfie Howard-Hughes, 11, was accepted into Colchester Royal Grammar School after passing his 11+ exams.

But Alfie, whose hair is 27 inches long, has been told it does not meet the school’s Code of Conduct.

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