While having a school uniform seems like a pain for children, there are actually a wealth of benefits to wearing it each day. This sixth form in Devon shows why school uniform is really important for children.
It’s more cost-effective
Having a school uniform means your child doesn’t have to plan ahead with 5 outfits. It also means your child doesn’t need as many clothes, making it a cost-effective decision for parents. Most schools will provide you with the means to buy school uniforms through their own websites, but you can also buy second hand uniforms from most schools as well. This way, you will only need 2 – 3 uniforms for the week, with the potential for them to be cheaper.
Your child feels a part of the community
Having a uniform helps your child with their involvement in group projects and even beyond the classroom on school trips. These will give your child the sense that they are a part of history. Schools will always look at ways to involve their students in their future, right down to the uniform they wear each day.
It helps your child understand routine
For 5 days of the week your child will be waking up, eating breakfast, putting their uniform on, tying up their shoes and heading to school. It’s a good routine and habit to get into that will be useful for your child’s first days heading to university, or even when they get their first job.
Your child will feel a sense of belonging
Much like schools building a community, your child is going to feel a huge sense of belonging through the uniform they wear. It will give them confidence, and also make them feel proud to be part of a school with their friends, especially if they really enjoy and appreciate what they learn in school.