Uniform policy change: letter to parents

Use our template letter to communicate changes to your uniform policy so parents understand how you're securing best value for money and know when the changes will come into force.

Last reviewed on 14 December 2021
School types: All · School phases: All
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  1. Download and adapt our template letter 
  2. Examples

Download and adapt our template letter 

Use our template letter to outline changes to your policy, in light of the the new statutory guidance on the cost of school uniform, which requires you to make sure your school uniform costs are reasonable and secure best value for money for parents and carers. 


However, we recognise there's a variety of possible reasons for changing your school uniform, so we've aimed to cover a wider range of circumstances in the examples below. 

Primary schools 

Waverton Community Primary School in Cheshire West and Chester implemented changes to the colour of its polo shirts, in response to feedback from the school community. 

Hagley Catholic High School in Worcestershire sent a letter to parents to tell them about a change to the skirt and the logo on