Emma Seith

Will school uniform policies loosen up post-Covid?

From PE kit to hoodies and tracksuits, schools have been relaxing their dress codes of late, as they adapt to children’s changing circumstances. But will uniform policies loosen up for good? Emma Seith reports

Coronavirus and schools: Will Covid mean the end of school uniforms?

Certain aspects of our education system are so ingrained that it can be hard to countenance doing things differently. An expert on assessment recently pointed out in an interview with Tes Scotland that when we hear how another country does exams – or does not do them – it can be quite shocking. Your mind is blown by the idea that there is another way of gauging the impact of an education – although now that exams have been cancelled two years running in Scotland, our notion of what counts as “normal” has, admittedly, shifted somewhat.

The same could be said for school uniform. While it may ...

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