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Beattock and Moffat Academy Cluster

School Dress

Secondary School Dress

Primary School Dress

School Clothing Grants:-

The award of clothing grants is to assist with the cost of school clothing for families who are on a qualifying benefit or on low income. The current award is £134 per child.

Guidance and more information is available at http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/article/15246/School-clothing-grants .

While it would not normally be the policy of the authority to exclude a pupil from school solely based on his/her dress, persistent refusal to respond to a reasonable dress code could be deemed to be a challenge to the Head Teacher’s authority and thus be detrimental to the wellbeing of the whole school community. In such circumstances, a Head Teacher could justify the use of the school disciplinary procedures.

Skills, Education and Learning Directorate are committed to supporting families through their Anti-Poverty Strategy - details of which can be found at www.dumgal.gov.uk/tacklingpoverty

There is also a School Uniform Bank Project. Donation and Collection information can be found at https://www.dumgal.gov.uk/ article/15246/School-clothing-grants