Last reviewed on 12 January 2022
School types: All · School phases: All
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Find out how to review your school's uniform policy. Save time with our example questions you can ask, and use our model to see what good looks like.

What this policy needs to do

It should reflect:

It's not your job to cross-reference your policy with this guidance, but you should expect your school leaders to have done so.

You'll want to make sure the policy sets out:

  • How your school will:
    • Make sure school uniform is affordable and provides the best value for money for parents/carers
    • Avoid discrimination 
  • Your school’s expectations for school uniform

Note on the Equality Act 2010 

This means that there's no definitive answer right now on what you can/can’t include in your uniform policy, but there could be in the future if a discrimination