Are School Uniforms Beyond their Sell-By-Date?

Posted in : Cassidy's Comments on 22 November 2021
Frank Cassidy
Former Principal & Regional Officer of ASCL
Issues covered: Education Update; School Uniforms

The Children’s Society has reignited a debate about the value and role of school uniforms, as new statutory guidance is published by the Department for Education. These new directives will instruct schools in England to ensure their uniform is affordable. They will be expected to have taken steps to follow the guidance before parents buy uniforms for the academic year starting in September 2022. For example schools will have to make sure second-hand uniforms are available, keep branded uniform items to a minimum and be advised to allow more high-street options, such as supermarket own-brand uniforms. Is this a moment then to honestly ask ourselves whether school uniforms still have a place

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Frank Cassidy
Former Principal & Regional Officer of ASCL

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