Schools will be asked to keep branded items to a minimum when a new school uniform law comes into force later this year.

The new rules are being designed to keep the costs of school clothes down to make them more affordable for all families.

The Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Act 2021 has been passed by Parliament and now enables the government to set-out strict guidance, which schools will be obliged to consider when it comes to the cost of their uniform or setting a uniform policy.

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