Schoolwear News

SA Awards

22.06.2017

The inaugural 2017 SA Awards will celebrate the best in schoolwear and we have a lot to celebrate!  Entry can only be made by an SA Member. To take part is free and easy.     Simply complete the entry form (link below) and email to info@schoolwearassociation.co.uk   SA Awards Nomination Form 2017   or return […]

Strictly Schoolwear

26.05.2017

The SA presents Strictly Schoolwear. Join us at this glamorous event after a busy first day at the Schoolwear Show and help keep the SA working hard for our industry. Enjoy a three course dinner, dancing and fundraising @ the Village Hotel, Solihull.  Also featuring for the first time, the inaugural SA Awards. Date: Sunday […]

Message form the Chairman

12.05.2017

Dear SA Member We recently held our AGM, as part of our March Executive meeting – please find below the link to our Chairman’s report which was presented at the meeting. We would also like to inform you of the election of a new Vice-Chair – we are delighted to welcome Daniel Turner, from Willian […]

SA launches guide to specifying and sourcing uniform

28.06.2016

The Schoolwear Association, whose members together help to clothe three-quarters of Britain’s children, has launched a guide to specifying and sourcing uniform for head teachers, governors, teachers, managers, buyers and other school staff involved in the process. The aim of the guide is to ensure every child and every school benefits from the advantages of […]

Back to the 80s

24.06.2016

The SA presents a spectacular 80s rewind event. Join us after a busy day at the Schoolwear Show to help keep the SA working for our industry. Enjoy a three course dinner, Eighties Fun and Fundraising @ the Village Hotel Date – Sunday october 9th Fancy dress optional Ticket cost – £50.  For further information […]

Update re DfE statutory Uniform Guidelines

16.03.2016

School Uniform Developments We are writing to all prospective members of the Schoolwear Association to update you on some of the work that we have been undertaking on behalf of the industry. If you are already a member and inadvertently receiving this email we apologise – you will already have this information but we are […]

Message from Chairman re DfE statutory Uniform Guidelines

07.12.2015

The Schoolwear Association (SA) welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement that the DfE Uniform Guidelines will become statutory. Since our inception in 2006 we have been the voice of our industry and we have striven to communicate the complexities of supply in our market. We believe that Mr Osborne’s announcement will create greater certainty for schools when […]

School uniform costs just 45p a day – new study shows

20.08.2015

Survey reveals parents spend more on clothing worn out of school than on uniform New research shows school uniform costs on average just 45p per school day, and the real drain on many family budgets is the clothing children wear when they’re not in school. The back-to-school uniform shop is almost upon us, and soon […]

Message from the new Chairman

20.07.2015

New Chair & Vice – New Ideas   Dear SA Member At the AGM in April myself and Chris Campbell were elected to be SA Chair & Vice for the next two years. We have lots of new ideas to make a real difference, but also recognise that the SA has done so many good […]

Sunday Night Fever

28.05.2015

SA DISCO SPECTACULAR! Dig out your Platforms and Flares and  join us after a busy first day at the Schoolwear Show to help keep the SA working for our industry. Enjoy a three course dinner, Seventies Sounds and fundraising fun, with a few surprises through the night! Fancy Dress optional. Check out the link below for […]