You are here:

School uniform: religious and cultural adaptations

Ref: 32498
Last updated on 8 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
Decisions about school uniform are made at a local level, but schools must comply with the Equality Act 2010. We look at what this means for wearing religious or cultural items in school, and how to address any concerns.

Article tools

Contents

  1. 1 Complying with the Equality Act
  2. 2 Restricting religious and cultural wear
  3. 3 Addressing concerns 

Article features

  • 4 external links

More from The Key

CPD Toolkit Fresh

CPD Toolkit makes it easy to run training in-house

Covering a wide range of topics, including differentiation, assessment, SEND and growth mindset, CPD Toolkit has been created by subject experts and tested by teachers to guarantee practical, engaging training that's also excellent value for money.

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.