Teenager who was punished by school after shaving his head for charity raises £16,000

Metro

Stan Lock having his head shaved.  A schoolboy has been put in isolation after shaving his head to raise money for cancer.  See SWNS story SWSHAVE.  Generous Stan Lock, 13, decided to shave his thick brown hair to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer care after a number of friends and family were affected by cancer.  He received a number of donations for the event, including from teachers, which took place on Sunday (Jan 25) afternoon.  But Stan was devastated when he returned to school the following day and was told that his number zero hairstyle was not suitable.   The model student was then placed into isolation, preventing him from attending lessons or enjoying his lunch and break time.   Stan, who attends Churchill Academy, North Somerset, has been told by his head teacher that he must stay in exclusion until his hair had grown back to at least a number two.   His mother, Mel Rees, said that she was extremely proud of her son's decision to shave his head but was devastated at the school's decision. The donations have been pouring in since Stan’s story hit headlines (Picture: SWNS)

The teenager who was put in isolation by his school after shaving his head for charity has seen his fundraising efforts sky-rocket.

Stan Lock, 14, has now raised more than £16,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support after his punishment hit headlines last week.

The model pupil was devastated when he went to school the day after his trim and was told his number zero hairstyle was against the rules.

He was banned from attended lessons and has spent the week in isolation, inside an individual booth – including at lunch and break times.

But Stan, who attends Churchill Academy in North Somerset, has seen his donation page rise dramatically after the campaign to end his punishment went viral, and has now outdone his original target of £100 by 16,000 per cent.

Stan Lock before having his head shaved.  A schoolboy has been put in isolation after shaving his head to raise money for cancer.  See SWNS story SWSHAVE.  Generous Stan Lock, 13, decided to shave his thick brown hair to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer care after a number of friends and family were affected by cancer.  He received a number of donations for the event, including from teachers, which took place on Sunday (Jan 25) afternoon.  But Stan was devastated when he returned to school the following day and was told that his number zero hairstyle was not suitable.   The model student was then placed into isolation, preventing him from attending lessons or enjoying his lunch and break time.   Stan, who attends Churchill Academy, North Somerset, has been told by his head teacher that he must stay in exclusion until his hair had grown back to at least a number two.   His mother, Mel Rees, said that she was extremely proud of her son's decision to shave his head but was devastated at the school's decision. Churchill Academy has been criticised for putting Stan in…

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