Ms Cox said most of the comments came from a place of ignorance, with most students not realising that other events attracting huge crowds were allowed to go ahead.
understand people think there way bigger things than a formal and graduation. And if there were no corporate events allowed, no wedding events allowed, the petition wouldn be happening, but the fact is these things are happening, she said.
The government appears to be bowing to the pressure, with NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian saying that school events aren fully off the cards for term four.
The final year of high school is usually a time of celebrations, goodbyes and lots of dancing, but coronavirus has stopped all that in its tracks.