The family and friends of a student refused permission to wear a niqab to school
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Camden school refuses niqab-wearing student

One of London's top state schools has banned one of its Muslim pupils from wearing a full face veil.

Camden School for Girls, which has a coeducational sixth form, said it will challenge any clothing which does not allow pupil teacher interaction and has refused to allow her to wear a niqab.

BBC London's Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to the student's sister, who wanted to remain anonymous, several sixth form students and the school.

  • 22 Sep 2014