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How to review your school uniform policy
Follow these steps to make sure your uniform policy is in line with the DfE's new statutory guidance on uniform costs. Use our cost ready-reckoner, policy audit and consultation guidance to help you develop a policy that works for your school and provides value for money.
- Work with governors or trust leaders to review your policy
- Calculate the average cost of your school uniform
- Download our audit to identify whether you need to make changes
- Consult parents and pupils on your policy
- Prepare for questions from governors on your draft policy
- Communicate changes to your policy to parents
Work with governors or trust leaders to review your policy
The new statutory guidance on the cost of school uniform, published on 19 November 2021, requires you to make sure your school uniform costs are reasonable and secure best value for money for parents/carers.
You'll need to work with your governors and/or trust leaders to review your policy in line with the new guidance.
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