Teenager who shaved head for charity put in isolation by school for ‘extreme haircut’

Teenager who shaved head for charity put in isolation by school for ‘extreme haircut’
Tayloir Jones (Image via Telegraph)

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A teenager who shaved his unruly hair to raise hundreds of pounds for a cancer charity has been put in isolation on his return to school.

Taylor Jones, 15, lost his locks in a sponsored trim at the weekend and raised £850 for Cancer Research.

But when he went back to Launceston College in Cornwall he was ordered straight into isolation because of his “extreme haircut”.

Taylor, who is due to take his GCSEs in less than a month, has been told he cannot return to lessons until his hair grows back to a more suitable length.

But as a result of the row more people have donated to his fundraising drive and boosted his effort.

His dad Nick Jones accused the school of acting like a “dictatorship”.

He said his son was so upset after his first day in isolation he had to persuade him to go into school the next day.

He said: “He has been growing it for a while and it had got very unruly and most people said his previous hairstyle was more of an extreme haircut than this is.

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