Schoolwear News

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 […]

Sunday Night Fever


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 […]

The Roaring Twenties Night


Heels, hemlines and high spirits required at the dinner dance of the year after a busy day at the Schoolwear Show. Enjoy the evening in the company of friends and colleagues whilst helping to keep SA working for the industry. The evening will consist of a sit down meal, twenties style entertainment, plenty of dancing […]

Barbara Scates


It is with great sadness that we advise you that Barbara Scates has passed away after a long illness. Barbara worked for over 20 years in Customer Services at Banner and contributed much to the Schoolwear industry. She will be known to many and she will be missed. Her funeral service will be held at […]

Advertise via the SA website..


  Promote your business with these web-marketing opportunities from the Schoolwear Association.. Click on the link to view options.. SA Advertising sheet Bespoke marketing packages available £POA  (Contact the Schoolwear Association to discuss options)