A mum is questioning a ban on Kickers at her son’s school and is considering letting him wear them anyway.
The mum said she chose the brand as she ‘wanted comfy shoes which will last him most of the year’ and knows from previous experience that the ‘businessman’ style shoes ‘don’t last if they’re playing footie at break’.
After discovering the new uniform policy from the information given to new starters in Year 7, the mum says it’s now too late to return the £68 shoes and is wondering whether to send him in them anyway.
Taking to the discussion forum Mumsnet, she asked: “School has banned Kickers shoes! I have bought them for DS. AIBU to to let him wear them and start a fight with them if they try to sanction him?”
Explaining in further detail, she said: “DS is starting secondary school next week. The school uniform regulations on the school website dictate that they wear black shoes (no trainer like shoes). Fine.
“I bought him a pair of Kickers as I wanted comfy shoes which will last him most…