It now appears that covering your face is fine in court, and in college too. Some schools have even made it compulsory. But if you're one of the natives, then you may discover that wearing a cap isn't so fine -
"Bromley College explained to Miss Powell her cap should be removed for security reasons. 'They said it was so they could ID all users of the college, so nothing can obscure their face. But all these Muslim women are walking in with scarves across their face'.....tensions between her and staff have increased to the point she fears she will be thrown off the course. She said: 'If one rule is made for all then fine, but I am not going to be treated like this when everyone else is allowed to do what they want. I feel it is totally double standards'."