School uniform

Headteachers, in consultation with school governors, decide whether there should be a school uniform or not. Details of uniform, where appropriate, are given in each school’s website which can be obtained from the school.

The Council does not help parents with the cost of school uniform or physical education. But there are a number of uniform exchange groups across the borough that can help, many of these are promoted on Facebook, including:

Help can be found in the following areas


All Alsager schools except Pikemere who have their own scheme:


Tel 01270 876605

Congleton and surrounding areas

Alsager, Astbury, Brereton, Church Lawton, Eaton, Goostrey, Holmes Chapel, Middlewich, Mow Cop, Rode Heath, Sandbach

Charity: John Holford Charity - Home

Crewe and Nantwich area

Motherwell Community Share Hub-  Search Facebook 


St Pauls Hightown – new and nearly new school shoes (families will need to be referred in through a health or social care professional)

Handforth and Knutsford

  • The Welcome
  • Handforth Youth Centre


St Johns and Wheelock primaries have school uniform shops run by their PTAs. Other schools including both hight schools have uniform exchange groups. 

Page last reviewed: 24 November 2022