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School uniform. Collar in or out?

(18 Posts)
Firewall Fri 06-Sep-13 00:03:10

After seeing that many schools now have polo shirts and a round neck jumper and seeing pictures of friends' LOs first day at school I just wondered do you keep the collar in the jumper or take it out?

Just a light-hearted topic I know! But instinctively I would take it out, but looking at all the pics it would seem I would be making a rookie mistake!

Jinty64 Fri 06-Sep-13 06:41:23

Definitely out. At the start of the day anyway. After gym - if they remember to put it back on, lunch - yogurt is particularly fetching and playtime - what will we use for the goal posts today it won't be an issue.

scaevola Fri 06-Sep-13 06:59:13


exoticfruits Fri 06-Sep-13 07:00:24


scaevola Fri 06-Sep-13 07:17:50

Shake it all about?

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Fri 06-Sep-13 07:21:22


Also - do the buttons up or not bother?

Firewall Fri 06-Sep-13 08:16:59

Brilliant smile I think I would do one button up but leave the top one undone!

witchface Fri 06-Sep-13 08:46:40


TravelinColour Fri 06-Sep-13 08:47:58

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MirandaWest Fri 06-Sep-13 08:48:30


LadyEnglefield Fri 06-Sep-13 09:16:07

In the morning...

Out - with top button undone.

End of the day...

couldn't care less just happy that they still have all the clothes they left with (even happier if some are clean enough to be worn the day too!)

AbbyR1973 Fri 06-Sep-13 10:55:08

Definitely out, looks smarter grin

tywysogesgymraeg Fri 06-Sep-13 10:56:30

Not an issue - we're still on collars and ties here.

SooticaTheWitchesCat Fri 06-Sep-13 11:04:21

My girls wear their's out of their jumper with the buttons done up smile

Penguin2 Fri 06-Sep-13 11:07:26

Not primary school here, but at my kids' secondary it works this way:

collar out: you are a newbie or a certain sort of nerd

collar in: is cool.

My ds (yr 11) would rather go to school naked than with his collar out.

My dd (yr 9) wears it out which I personally thinks look much nicer.

Buttons: top one left undone.

sittinginthesun Fri 06-Sep-13 20:55:53

Out. If it's in, I can tell it was a PE day.

Pinkpinot Fri 06-Sep-13 22:06:15

Up actually grin

Fuzzymum1 Sat 07-Sep-13 20:41:38

All buttons done up and collar out here.

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