Hope in prostate cancer fight
Poppy Leigh shows off her snazzy hair
TARGETED screening aimed at men with a higher genetic risk of prostate cancer could prevent nearly one in six deaths associated with the disease, research claims.
Based on computer simulations, scientists at University College loves school and is one of the top students, so she had to take it out.” A GIRL who fashioned a quite Principal Kevin Green said: remarkable festive hairdo was “The Academy has the highest of told it was ‘inappropriate’ for expectations around uniform and school. teaching and learning, and all
Christie Leigh, from Wythen- through this week, staff and students shawe, said she received a call from her daughter Poppy, 13, after she went in for lessons with the Christmassy style.
The year 8 student wrapped her hair around an empty Volvic water bottle and added fairy lights for an extra festive feel. But when she arrived at Manchester Health Academy, she was told it wasn’t appropriate.
Poppy’s mum claims her daughter was told to put her hair down – or go home.
“I am quite upset really, it’s just bah, humbug,” mum-ofthree Christie said. “It’s just a bit of fun and Christmas cheer before she breaks up.
“She just wanted to make things a bit more exciting.”
“Poppy is always messing around with her hair. She walked in and said ‘mum, can I do my hair like this for school? It looks like a Christmas tree.’”
“She wrapped her hair around an empty bottle of Volvic water and then she asked me to put the lights in for her.
“Her hair is usually down to her bottom. She refuses to let me cut it. She doesn’t care what people think, she’s gone to get on the tram from Benchill like she does every morning.
“One of the teachers said her hair looked fantastic, but she was told to take it out or go home. “Poppy wouldn’t come home
London say that this method could also minimise unnecessary treatments for harmless tumours.
Around 130 new prostate cancer cases are diagnosed in the UK every day, with more than 10,000 men a year dying from the disease. have remained focused on learning.
“Friday is a day where there will be a series of Christmas assemblies and a time for students to reflect with friends and staff about the Christmas period.
“At no point did the Academy send a student home.
“The child concerned is a wonderful student and, whilst it was a remarkably creative hairstyle, it was, unfortunately, inappropriate for school.”
Walking in the hair... Poppy on her way to school