Cost of the School Day Films

We've heard from children and young people, teachers and school staff, parents and carers who's school has already made Cost of the School Day changes. They've been telling us about the measures they've put in place, and the difference it's made to their schools. Here's the full playlist of our films, and a few highlights below.

Downfield Primary School, Dundee

The staff and pupils at Downfield Primary School found lots of fantastic ways to celebrate World Book Day in 2020. Find out what they did. Thank you to Depute Head Teacher Fiona Ballie and all the pupils and staff who told us about their fantastic celebration of books.

Rosebank Primary School, Dundee

Children, parents and staff at Rosebank Primary School in Dundee told us about their World Book Day celebration in 2020. This event showed that you can have lots of noisy fun and great reading activities, with no cost to families. Thank you to Head Teacher Jennifer Heffell and all the pupils, staff and parents who told us about the school's celebration of books.

Netherburn Primary School, South Lanarkshire

Netherburn Primary School has come up with a really smart way to reduce the Cost of the School Day. Staff, pupils and parents tell us about the school’s IT lending scheme.

Miller Primary School, Glasgow

Amy, Jayden, Ciara and Head Teacher Lorraine Booth tell us how their school has reduced the Cost of the School Day.

Morgan Academy, Dundee

Everyone at Morgan Academy has been working hard to reduce costs, and changing uniform policy and setting up a uniform stock in the school have been very successful Cost of the School Day actions. Find out more about why these changes worked at Morgan.

Keith Grammar School, Moray

At Keith Grammar School staff and pupils have found simple and straightforward ways to make uniforms more affordable. This is how they continue to make a Cost of the School day difference for everyone.

Ardler Primary School, Dundee

School and Family Development Worker Jane Allen tells us why the School Clothing Grant is a really important way of helping children get the uniform they need.

Ardler Primary School, Dundee

Jane Allen describes why there are sometimes barriers to claiming the School Clothing Grant, and how she helps families overcome them.