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This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

THE DEPARTMENT OF Education has started sending out ballot papers to parents asking them about their preferences in school uniform choices for their children.

The questionnaire aims to find out whether they want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type the would like them to wear.

This is a template of what parents are being asked:


(Source: Department of Education)

Schools are being asked to send the surveys to parents by February to allow boards of management time to consider the results ahead of any.

The department say that the surveys will be of particular relevance to to schools currently with a uniform or plans to introduce one in the coming school year.

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that the survey is part of a drive to give parents a strongeer voice in key decisions in schools.

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