School Uniforms

Has School Uniform Gone Too Far?

Chloe-Mai Parfitt | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe-Mai Parfitt

The subject of school uniform is something that had been debated for a long while, and probably will for many years to come. Whilst it's true that having a school uniform has numerous pros, I struggle to see how they outweigh the many cons.

Mum Claims Teacher Said Her Daughter's Clothes Look Like 'Bondage'

SWNS | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents

A mum has removed her 15-year-old daughter from school after claiming a male teacher said the teen's goth outfit made her "look like she does bondage"...

Change the Rules: Time to Get Rid of Sexist School Uniforms

Lauren Sharkey | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Sharkey

'Inappropriate.' 'Immoral.' 'Disruptive.' All recent words used to describe schoolgirls' outfits. Whether they're from the uniform-wearing UK or the more relaxed 'own clothes' States, young women across the world are being punished for breaching archaic school dress codes.

Headteacher Defends Draconian School Uniform Policy After 250 Girls Sent Home For 'Short Skirts'

PA | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK

The headteacher of a secondary school where more than 250 girls were allegedly taken out of lessons because their skirts were too short has claimed se...

School Bans Female Pupils Wearing 'Immodest' Skirts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A secondary school has banned female pupils wearing skirts after students urged teachers to implement a trouser-only uniform policy. All pupils at ...

School Uniform Rules

Katie Hopkins | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Hopkins

School uniforms instil a sense of discipline into the school day. They are an efficient eliminator of choice. A school uniform is a vital part of respecting one's school and the start of a more disciplined approach to learning.

Schools Urged To Cut Cost Of Uniforms

PA | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The coalition is urging schools to avoid branded uniforms to cut bills for hard-pressed parents. Schools minister David Laws said the cost of cloth...

School Uniforms: Reinforcing Patriarchal Norms?

Louise Pennington | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

Clothing is the outward signifier of respect: those in power require these to make a clear distinction between those with power who have value and those who have neither. As a society, we are reaping serious social damage due to our lack of respect for our children.

The Politics of School Uniform

Andrew Moore | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Moore

Supermarkets have, over the years, become a favourable destination for all back to school shopping needs, providing the convenience for mum to buy all the things she needs in one go.

Parents Furious After School 'Segregates' 50 Children For 'Wrong' Dress Code

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Parents are up in arms after around 50 children were apparently "segregated" and sent home from school for not conforming to the dress code. The Be...

Exams, Teachers and School Plays. Oh, the Joy!

Maia Orme | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Maia Orme

What is the point of exams? I mean, HOW do they help you in later life? Can't you just, not do any until you're like...I don't know, in uni? That way, you can enjoy your teenage years while you still have them!