Wouldn’t it be nice if kids only needed one pack of shirts per year? But no we have to have long sleeved and short sleeved and then they grow!
Anyway, I needed some short sleeved boys white school shirts, sized 13-14 or 13. They are not cheap! I looked at M&S – £6 – £12 for two, John Lewis – £8 – £14 for two, then Asda had no stock, neither did BHS, so I turned to Tesco. As I need six, I don’t really want to spend over £30 for school shirts. Now I have bought uniform from Tesco before and not been back in a few years. Quality didn’t cut it. I tended to buy uniform from Sainsburys, but they don’t sell it online.
But this time Tesco saved me and I …
When it comes to school uniforms striking that all too precarious balance between quality and price can be quite tricky so imagine my surprise when I stumbled across this petition from the Schoolwear Association.
This year the Schoolwear Association are proposing to make school uniform more affordable for UK parents by way of a school uniform voucher scheme. If successful, the petition will work in a similar way to the UK Childcare Vouchers which are currently in effect. Parents will give up a small portion of their salary in exchange for school uniform vouchers which will not only be tax exempt but will also be redeemable at all school uniform stockist.
I think this is great news as it means school uniform will no longer be a burden for us parents and any scheme which …