REGIONAL NEWS: School is first in Britain to allow pupils and teachers to wear slippers in class

Pupils and staff at a Derbyshire primary school have become the first in Britain to wear slippers in class - because it helps improve grades.

Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 14:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:45 am
Should school pupils wear slippers to school?

The school says the switch from shoes has become so popular that even some teachers have chosen the comfier option in class.

Findern Primary School introduced the idea after spotting a ten-year study which found that children who learn with no shoes are more likely to behave better and get good grades.

Deputy headteacher Michelle Hall said they have already noticed improvements in pupils who wear slippers at the school.

She added: "One of the teachers suggested the idea after seeing some research, and when we pitched the idea to the children they were very excited."

What do you think, is wearing slippers in class a good idea?