News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. SCHOOLGIRLS are protesting after being told skirts will be banned from autumn as they are not gender neutral. A letter sent to parents from the headmaster explained they are banning skirts with the aim to create a gender-neutral uniform and to stop girls wearing girls wearing skirts at inappropriate lengths. “Some people say that wearing a skirt makes you look like a tart and things like that. It’s just a piece of clothing, I don’t understand.” One of the mums from the school, complained: “I think it’s disgusting and actually sexist. They’re not going to go and force the boys to wear skirts. “Women from all the generations before this one wore skirts without any problems, what’s changed now? “What’s really annoying is that the first any of us heard about the change was on social media. We didn’t get the letter until a day later.” Exceed Academies Trust, which runs the school said: “A letter has been sent to parents this week and will be followed up before the end of the year...