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Schools taking action on Uniforms

Cost of the School Day at Port Glasgow High School, Inverclyde

School uniform can be expensive, and providing everything their children need can put pressure on lower income families. The staff at Port Glasgow High School have found really innovative ways of making uniforms more affordable. This is how they did it.

Port Glasgow High School in Inverclyde has been working hard to reduce the cost of the school day and promote equality across their school. Find out how the school has changed its uniform policy and set up a blazer hire scheme to take the pressure off young people and their parents.


Cost of the School Day at Morgan Academy, Dundee

School uniform can be expensive, and providing everything their children need can put pressure on lower income families. The staff at Morgan Academy in Dundee have shown that it doesn’t have to overwhelm families who are struggling. This is how they did it.

Morgan Academy in Dundee has been working hard to reduce the cost of the school day and promote equality across their school. Find out how this Dundee school has changed its uniform policy and set up a uniform bank to take the pressure off young people and their parents.


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We asked schools what they are doing to address the financial barriers to learning for children from families on low incomes, and nearly 200 schools responded with lots of great ideas and practice. Here you’ll find some examples of how schools are helping to reduce school costs and poverty related stigma.

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