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Measuring Guide

How to get your size?

We recommend using body measurements instead of a child’s age to find the correct kids clothing size, we’ve found this is the most accurate way to find school uniform sizes.

Using body measures also allows you to order with confidence instead of having multiple sizes to try.

We recommend that you take accurate measurements of your child then order based on your measurements.
For products that have size measurements as well as ages, you should always order by size, because the age is only an approximation of size. The height of your child gives a much better indication of which size to buy.

We know that getting the right kids clothing sizes is important, especially for school uniform as our children wear them so often. With so many clothes sizes and fits on the market, it can be tricky to find the right school uniform size in time for the new school year. Our goal is to make school uniform buying simple and stress-free for parents, to help with this process here is our easy-to-use school uniform size chart. Use this size guide to find the right kids clothing sizes, including both boys and girls size charts for our school staples. Within this page you’ll also find our handy how to measure guide which shows the best way to measure your child for school uniform.

This is our simple school uniform size chart, let’s jump right in.

Kids' Clothing

School uniform sizing can often differ from standard kids clothing sizes as uniform is usually categorised by body measurements instead of age. Finding the right size can be tricky as kids measurements change throughout the year. As our products are true to size, we do not recommend sizing down for school uniform. However, a great tip for getting a bit of extra wear out of kids’ school uniform is sizing up by one or two sizes. This gives kids’ nice room to grow but ensures they won’t be wearing anything too oversized.

This guide features a roundup of size charts for the most worn pieces of school uniform, including school trousers, school shirts, and school blazer size charts. A size guide for each individual product can also be found on the product pages, or view all of them in our downloadable School Uniform Size Guide.

Top Tip: We recommend measuring your child and taking actual body measurements to find your child’s clothing size, instead of using their age. Read on for our guide on how to measure your child.

Parents often ask, how do I measure my child at home? And it’s rather simple because we use seven key measurements for our uniform sizing. Below is each measurement and how to measure this on your child.

  1. Height: Measure from a level floor to the top of the head.
  2. Collar: Measure around the base of the neck where the collar sits.
  3. Chest: Measure the chest at the fullest part, placing the tape measure under the arms.
  4. Waist: Measure around the waist at the natural waistline, usually the smallest part.
  5. Hips: Measure around the hips at the widest part
  6. Inside Leg: Measure around the hips at the widest part.
  7. Skirt Length: Measure from under the belly button to the knee.

Top Tip: Try to get all your measurements at the same time and write them down to refer to later. It should only take 10 minutes or so, we’ve found this tends to be the maximum we can get our kids to stand still while we wave the tape measure around them.

So there you have it, our easy-to-follow school uniform size guide and how to measure your child guide. Discover our range of school uniform and PE kit