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They will also need several versions of the same outfit as their children will have to wear them five days a week.
This is on top of the clothes they already had to wear.
Likewise ties will be seen as a point of controversy (again is there gender equality here?
) and every time there’ a redesign parents and pupils alike will likely be angry.
However while it might not be entirely popular among the children, it can nevertheless have many positive benefits and if you think back to your time in school objectively now, then you can probably appreciate that fact.
For parents, teachers or governors trying to decide on their viewpoint of school uniforms it can be hard to think of it objectively and to think of all the different strengths and weaknesses they poise.
This is a very useful ability for teachers and if it means fewer children going missing it’s of course a good thing.
It prevents competition and teasing: When children wear their own clothes into school, this then becomes a time for them to judge each other.
They’re expensive for parents: Those parents who would have sent their children to school in old hand-me-downs and knitted jumpers may not be as relieved about the uniform as you may think, as it will mean they have to fork out for expensive school uniforms time and again in order to pay for their children’s education.
It can cause controversy: Someone has to design the uniform and someone has to choose what it consists of.
Rules like ‘girls wear skirts’ can be perceived as pervy or sexist, while girls not being allowed to wear skirts can upset a lot of the girls.
The same is true of school children and if they are in shirts they will feel more like little workers and less like football fans.
It can teach discipline: Though many jobs do not require a uniform, others do.
If you children are going to grow up to become nurses or checkout assistants then they may as well get used now to putting on the same uniform day in and out.