Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

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 got children in different schools.

Results

My child goes to a state secondary school (or any free school) (1956 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/from a supermarket 61 votes (3%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron-on or sew-on badges 66 votes (3%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 572 votes (29%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 1245 votes (64%)
There’s no school uniform 12 votes (1%)
My child goes to a private primary school (or any fee-paying school) (144 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/from a supermarket 3 votes (2%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron-on or sew-on badges 5 votes (3%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 21 votes (15%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 107 votes (74%)
There’s no school uniform 8 votes (6%)
My child goes to a private secondary school (or any fee-paying school) (217 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/from a supermarket 5 votes (2%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron-on or sew-on badges 6 votes (3%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 28 votes (13%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 160 votes (74%)
There’s no school uniform 18 votes (8%)
My child goes to a state primary school (or any free school) (2096 votes)
Whole uniform can be generic/from a supermarket 777 votes (37%)
Uniform can be generic/supermarket but with iron-on or sew-on badges 65 votes (3%)
It can be mostly generic but a few items must be from set suppliers 840 votes (40%)
Everything but shirts/trousers must be branded from a specific supplier 398 votes (19%)
There’s no school uniform 16 votes (1%)

                   4,413 votes received.

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