Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Poll started 30 August 2011

Does your child's school let you buy from supermarkets or are you restricted to a specific shop?

Which of these is closest to your situation (you can vote in each category if you've children at different schools)?

Results

My child goes to a state primary school (or any free school) (2012 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/supermarket 712 votes (35%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron on badges 35 votes (2%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 829 votes (41%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 308 votes (15%)
Everything must be branded from a specific supplier 109 votes (5%)
There's no school uniform 19 votes (1%)
My child goes to a state senior school (1472 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/supermarket 75 votes (5%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron on badges 56 votes (4%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 430 votes (29%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 571 votes (39%)
Everything must be branded from a specific supplier 318 votes (22%)
There's no school uniform 22 votes (1%)
My child goes to a private primary school (or any fee-paying school) (182 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/supermarket 6 votes (3%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron on badges 2 votes (1%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 30 votes (16%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 66 votes (36%)
Everything must be branded from a specific supplier 70 votes (38%)
There's no school uniform 8 votes (4%)
My child goes to a private senior school (197 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/supermarket 4 votes (2%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron on badges 3 votes (2%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 22 votes (11%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 57 votes (29%)
Everything must be branded from a specific supplier 101 votes (51%)
There's no school uniform 10 votes (5%)

           3,073 people have voted.

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