This article summarises the DfE's statutory guidance on the cost of school uniforms.
What you need to do, and when
Your school was expected to comply with most of this guidance by September 2022 (see below for exceptions).
By the end of the summer term 2022, you should have:
- Reviewed your uniform policy, and made changes where necessary (unless the exceptions set out below apply)
- Published your uniform policy on your website
- Made sure second-hand uniforms are available
If you haven't already completed the steps above, do so as soon as possible.
You have until summer term 2023 to comply with the guidance if:
If you need to run a competitive tender process, you should aim to have your new contract in