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Pupil, aged 9

Below are our top tips to help you measure your child and assist you in buying the correct school uniform size.

Download our ‘How To Measure Your Child’ guide which explains how to measure your child for school uniform by clicking here. Alternatively, watch our easy to follow video below, showing you the correct and accurate way to measure your child for their school school uniform. Please note: Taking actual body measurements are more of an accurate guide than using age.

Don’t have a measuring tape at home?

Don’t worry, download our tape measure (available in CM or inches) here and print at home, it’s to scale and easy to put together.

How to pick the right size school uniform.

Once you have you child’s measurements you can check our school uniform size charts here to choose the right size.


Images of measuring guide tools

All three of my children wear the sports shorts for PE at school, and they wash brilliantly, all the uniforms still look as good as new. I would definitely recommend to friends.

Leighanne, Mum of three