Will having a school uniform benefit my school?

From improved relationships with parents to a greater sense of community, having a uniform is widely perceived to have significant benefits for any school that chooses to adopt one. But is it all good? Aren’t there real challenges that come with switching from ‘wear what you want’ to ‘wear what we tell you’?


Will the benefits outweigh the costs in time, administration and money? In this guide we’ll be answering these questions, helping you decide whether adopting a school uniform is the right choice for your institution.


In this guide:

  • Why do schools choose to have a uniform
  • What are some of the benefits of having a school uniform
  • The challenges of adopting a school uniform