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School uniform: governing board responsibilities

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Last updated on 14 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Who is responsible for setting the school uniform? We look at DfE guidance on setting school uniform policy and making changes to the uniform. We also look at avoiding discrimination, and highlight guidance from the Competition and Markets Authority about appointing uniform suppliers or outlets.

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  1. 1 The governing board sets a school's uniform policy
  2. 2 Changing school uniform: considerations
  3. 3 Avoid discrimination
  4. 4 Being specific about additional items
  5. 5 School uniform suppliers and retailers: competition law

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