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    Default How much do you pay for your childs school uniform

    So, another thread got me thinking... how much does everyone pay for their kids uniforms?
    What do you class as reasonable and whats expensive?

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    Highschool- $400 each
    Primary school- $150 each
    Expensive yes, but they are quality clothes so do last a long time and as I have 5 kids they get passed down so I save money there.

    My kids all go to state schools.
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    $192 - 2 shirts with logo, 1 polo top with logo, sports shorts, bag with logo, hat with logo, library bag, poncho and two pairs of shorts ( from target) would have been more if I'd have bought the shorts from the school shop too!

    I feel it's expensive for a 5 year old who will grow out of them by next year and this is not including his winter uniform!! Then you have to factor in $100 on a pair of shoes!!!

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    Girls summer dress - $55
    girls winter shirt - $30
    pinafore - $70
    logo jumper - $35

    boys shirt with logo - $35
    shorts - $20
    pants - $25

    unisex sports shirt with logo - $40
    basketball shorts - $10

    Obviously this doesn't include socks, scungies, shoes, runners. I should also add that we needs 3 X everything so it's quite expensive.
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    Ours need a whole set of new uniforms this year (for our house, and their mother's), as they have changed supplier and logo (eyeroll)... they probably would have anyway as both have grown a lot over the last 3 months.

    DSD- $320
    DSS- $205.50

    Total: $525.50

    And, like last year, 90% will end up at their mother's and we will never see it again (even though we pay for the entire cost, and half of her lot too).

    ETA: That's not including bags, shoes, socks, accessories... Spend up to $200 each on shoes alone. It's crazy.

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    $238 just for summer stuff
    2 x dresses
    1 x hat
    1 x sports top
    1 x sports short
    1 x sloppy joe

    The winter stuff will cost about 1.5x the summer

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    Summer-
    Summer dress- $70 (I was actually surprised by this I expected more)
    Sky blue socks you can only buy from the school clothes shop!!! - $16 for 2
    Hat- $27

    Winter-
    Tunic- $107
    Peter Pan shirt- $38
    Tights- $15
    Jumper with logo $80

    Sport
    Skort - $39
    Polo tops- $27
    Rugby jumper -$80

    She needs at least 2 of everything!

    Bag with logo $70
    Library bag with logo- $17

    Then her school shoes were $112 and sport shoes were $70.

    Pretty annoyed too because last year she was in kindergarten and the uniform is different so this year I had to buy all the new uniforms! She still fits in her kinder uniform so it feels like such a waste!

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    I did an estimate at a school list I was looking at, and it's looking like something like $250.

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    Default How much do you pay for your childs school uniform

    I have spent $230 so far and I need to buy shorts/skorts and pants from elsewhere as the uniform maker at dd school doesn't make then skinny enough for her so probably $300 once I've done all that, I want to buy her a winter dress at $45 as well but they don't have one small enough
    Edit to add- I've spent $100 on shoes as well, I need to buy lots of white socks as well as dd has a tendency to take her socks off and lose them
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    $300 including a school bag.. That was also just a summer uniform, with a jacket and a windcheater. I'll be putting the winter pieces on laybuy soon.


 

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