Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Are you allowed to buy cheap school uniforms?

Buying new school uniform can be a costly exercise - especially if you have to buy specific items with school logos. In England, new rules now mean schools must look at removing branded items and allow parents to buy from the high street and supermarket own-label uniforms. So we want to know, does your child's school let you buy from supermarkets, or are you restricted to a specific shop?

If you have more than one school-age child, please answer about your most recent experience.