School Uniform

Mum Shocked School Deemed Daughter's Trousers 'Too Tight'

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has accused her daughter’s school of fuelling her weight issues by threatening disciplinary action over trousers that were “too tight”. C...

Mum Furious That Son's £48 Clarks Shoes Were Banned From School

Nathan Sandhu | Amy Packham | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has spoken of her anger after she claims her son was banned from wearing his new £48 Clarks school shoes because they look too much like traine...

M&S Launches School Uniform Range For Kids With Autism

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Parents

High street retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a school uniform range designed to help children with autism who don’t like putting their uniform ...

11 Best 'Back To School' Photography Ideas For Parents

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents

Back to school photographs are an important memory for all parents, especially if it is your child’s first day. Now these parents on Pinterest have ...

Schoolboys Find Clever Way Around School Uniform Shorts Ban

Solent News | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Parents

A group of schoolboys found a great way to keep their legs cool without breaking a school uniform ban on shorts. The year 9 pupils had been punished f...

Private School Accused Of Dress Code Sexism

SWNS | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Parents

Two private schools have been accused of sexism after boys have been told to wear pinstriped business suits - while girls have to dress "like secretar...

School 'Bans' Girl From Wearing These 'Inappropriate' Shoes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has called her daughter's school uniform policy "ridiculous" because she claims they "banned" her daughter from wearing boot-like shoes. Kasi...

Are You Spending More Than You Need To On School Uniform?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Parents

Some parents are spending a lot more than they need to on their children's school uniform due to exclusive deals between schools and suppliers, the Co...

This School Has Introduced Skirts That Make 'Hitching Up' Very Tricky

The Huffington Post UK/SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents

A secondary school has introduced a new type of skirt in an attempt to stop girls hitching them up to show their thighs. Teachers at Moulsham High...

Pupils Sent Home Because Trousers Were 'Too Tight'

SWNS | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Parents

A headmistress has been criticised for sending female pupils home on the first day of the new term because their trousers were too tight. Dr Rowena...

Teen Sent Home Because Of Leopard Print Hair, Mum Refuses To Change It

SWNS | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Parents

The mother of a schoolgirl who was sent home for her leopard-print hairstyle is criticising the school's decision as a "breach of her human rights". ...

Do You Think These Shoes Are Appropriate For School? This Headteacher Doesn't

SWNS | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Parents

More than 50 pupils were sent home from school after arriving on the first day back wearing the wrong type of shoes, including trainers and flip flops...

School Bans Girls Wearing Skirts After They Only 'Just Cover Their Bottoms'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Parents

A secondary school has banned girls from wearing skirts after the rising hemlines were distracting the male teachers. Trentham High School in Staff...

Is This School Uniform Policy Too Strict?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Parents

A teenage girl was sent home from school after being told her trousers did not abide by the strict uniform policy. Jade Welch, 15, from Margate, wa...

Schoolgirls Banned From Wearing Skirts As They Are Too 'Unladylike'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A school is banning female students as young as nine from wearing skirts deeming them "unladylike" as they are too short. Walkwood Church of Englan...

Boys Don Skirts As School Refuses To Let Them Wear Trousers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A petition has been launched on behalf of schoolboys who have been forced to either stay at home or wear skirts to school after they were told off for...

Schoolgirl Dating Website Advert Banned For 'Grooming'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An ad for a dating website that appeared on Facebook with a picture of a woman in a school uniform has been banned for potentially encouraging groomin...

30,000 Schools To Review Uniform Policy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of state schools will be made to review their uniform policies to allow parents to shop around for cheaper items, Office of Fair Trading has...

School Becomes Latest To Ban 'Inappropriate' Skirts From Uniform

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school is looking forward to a skirt-free future after banning pupils from wearing the "inappropriate" clothing. Haute Vallee School in St Helier...

4-Year-Old Left Distraught After Excluded From Photo For Having A Bow Made Of Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolgirl was reduced to tears after she was told by teachers she would not be included in the yearly photo because of her hairstyle. Marcella M...

School Accused Of Bullying Pupils Over Uniform Rules

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school has been accused of "bullying" its pupils into colouring in their shoes with black marker in order to meet uniform regulations. Harris Aca...

Let Boys Wear Skirts To School, Argues Children Tsar

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Boys should be allowed to wear skirts to school to avoid "serious distress" caused by gender-specific uniforms, a children's tsar has argued. Tam B...