Last reviewed on 24 November 2021
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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

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.  

If you're in a trust  How involved you are in the process