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SA Awards 2018 – Update

Thank you, and good luck, to those who have already completed their award entries! For those of you who might have missed, or misplaced, my previous e-mail, please find attached the application form for this year’s SA Awards!  Once again, it is entirely up to you whether you nominate your own business or choose to […]

Highlighting Uniforms contribution to children’s wellbeing


In a hectic year that also saw the launch of the inaugural Schoolwear Awards, the association continued to campaign in the media and online for every child to have a good quality uniform. It commissioned a poll of teachers and an in-depth study by a respected child psychology team to provide evidence of uniform’s benefits. […]

Message from the Chairman


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]