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This hairstyle is causing chaos in classrooms

A new haircut that is fast becoming a trend among kids and teenagers is causing utter chaos in the classrooms, with one British school going so far as to ban the look.

The trendy ‘Meet me at McDonalds’ style has been deemed 'unacceptable' by the Great Yarmouth Charter Academy in the UK, with parents being warned pupils may be sent home or placed in isolation until their hair is ‘less extreme.’

In a letter sent home by the school's headmaster Barry Smith, he listed the hilariously named number as an 'unacceptable haircut for boys.'

The Meet me at McDonalds chop is short on the sides and long on top with height. Source: Getty
The Meet me at McDonalds chop is short on the sides and long on top with height. Source: Getty

The particular 'do causing so much controversy features a close shave around the back and sides, with a messy, floppy fringe and excessive height in a Mohican style.

Some of the hair even appears to have been curled — with boys wearing it in tight curls on top of their head.

Though it isn’t known why the style is called ‘Meet me at McDonalds’ a hairdresser told Metro that he's had kids in who confirmed they're not 'allowed to have it too short at the sides and too long on top.'

It's not known where the name for the style comes from. Source: Getty
It's not known where the name for the style comes from. Source: Getty

Parents aren’t happy about the strict style rules and have taken to social media to voice their concerns with one mum describing the ruling as 'absolutely ridiculous.'

You can’t take time off sick as it affects your education but they will happily send you home because they don’t like your hairstyle,” another added according to the Telegraph.

Eighties band Spandau Ballet rocked the New Romantic floppy locks. Source: Getty
Eighties band Spandau Ballet rocked the New Romantic floppy locks. Source: Getty

Other parents however have just laughed at the pandemonium, likening the look to the 1980s New Romantic scene.

It’s not the first time haircuts have caused controversy in schools. Last year March a school in Melbourne was forced to back down after asking twins girls of South Sudanese descent to remove their hair braids because they did not represent the school.

Additional reporting by Yahoo Style UK team.

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