Schoolwear News

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)

Hopwood PR takes the prize..!


We are delighted to announce that Hopwood PR, our Media and PR Agency appointed in January 2013, has won the Silver Award for the most Outstanding Small Consultancy in the Midlands. Speaking about the award, Duncan Hopwood said.. “We’re proud to be the only agency from the East Midlands to be shortlisted for both of the two top prizes – […]

Raffle Ticket Winners


The SA would like to thank everyone who supported us through our Raffle, which was drawn at The Schoolwear Show earlier this month. In particular, thankyou  to the companies who were extremely generous by each making a significant donation to our prize fund..   Trutex Falcon Sportswear David Luke Valentino Schoolwear Stevensons Rowlinson Knitwear AIS Early Years […]

What do parents and teachers really think about School Uniform…


Which do you prefer..?


Parents – have you seen the latest SA video on which school uniforms to buy..? Follow the article on YouTube, Twitter or Facebook and make your decision..!

Schoolwear Association’s response to the tragedy in Bangladesh


“The Schoolwear Association believes that everyone involved in the supply chain has a responsibility to ensure ethical sourcing of garments and other products. Our Code of Practice states that members “are encouraged to ensure that the garments they sell are produced in an ethical manner, both in terms of employment and attitude to the environment”. […]

Parents urged to buy school uniform locally


The Schoolwear Association is urging parents to support their local economy by buying school uniforms from local suppliers. A new campaign to highlight the benefits is being launched by The Schoolwear Association, whose members provide uniforms and equipment to more than three quarters of Britain’s children. The Association lists three reasons for buying your child’s […]

New SA Chair Appointed


Matthew Easter has been appointed as the new Chair of the Schoolwear Association, whose members sell clothing to around 75% of the UK’s schoolchildren. In his role as Chair, Matthew, Managing Director of schoolwear retail chain Trutex, has the message, “Good-quality school uniform creates a sense of pride in students and their communities.” “It is essential […]

Out-going Chairman’s Message


 Howard Wilder, Out-Going Chairman of the Schoolwear Association.   Firstly, as I did last year, I would like to thank everyone for the commitment that you make towards the Schoolwear Association. I know that your time is precious, and that sometimes it is very hard to find time to do that little bit extra, but […]