Pupils unhappy with Jojo ban

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Jojo bows are accessories that young children, aged between 4 and 13, seem to have an obsession with.

They are the latest craze among young girls and can be seen on the top of heads everywhere. But some schools have decided to ban JoJo bows because they are proving a “distraction” at school.

Parents across the country have complained after the bows large hair clips, which often have sparkly adornments, were banned.

The huge, brightly coloured accessories have become the latest trend among young girls since they have been worn by 13-year-old JoJo Siwa, who appears in the US TV show Dance Moms and is a YouTube and reality TV star.

For children who have the blessing of their parents to wear their prize possessions, this has been a big disappointment. The bows’ size and colour (especially the gems) are the main reason for the ban, although some schools point to the obsession with fiddling that inflicts some youngsters.

In other schools, it’s because of the £10 to £13 price tag. Staff point out that if a Jojo bow gets lost, taken or broken it could be a problem. Some educational establishments, however, have agreed a compromise.

Depending on a bow’s size and its decorations and patterns, some schools have allowed small Jojo bows but, of course, most kids prefer the bigger bows, as they are more fashionable.


Lily, Year 6

Heighington Millfield Primary Academy

5 Responses to Pupils unhappy with Jojo ban

  1. Millie March 10, 2017 at 7:49 am

    Really good article Lily! Personally I don’t like Jojo bows and I can see why they could be banned, because the really big ones get in your way and you get distracted and mess around with it in class.

  2. Olivia March 11, 2017 at 8:04 am

    Oh Lilly I love jojo bows I can’t go anywhere without one and if my school ban them I won’t listen if I don’t were one I will kill myself

  3. Jasmine March 18, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Well done, that is a great article. I love jojo bows; I don’t think they should be banned because they are very fashionable.

  4. Nicole March 21, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    Great article, at our school we can wear a dark colour bow.

  5. madison March 21, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    I kind off think JoJo is bad. But this is interesting. Our school banned a bunch of colours.