Chest: Measure the chest at the fullest part, placing the tape close up under the arms.

Collar: Measure around the base of the neck where the collar sits.

Waist: Measure around the natural waistline.

Inside Leg: Measure from the crotch to approximately 5cms above the ground with shoes on!!

Skirt Length: Measure from the natural waistline to the length required.

Helpful Information

  • Measure your child beforehand, using the measuring guidelines above.
  • Remember to have a list of all the school’s requirements.
  • Allow for growth – when you’re buying shirts, make sure you can fit two fingers inside the fastened collar.
  • Buy 2 or more blouses or shirts, depending on how often you do the washing during the week.
  • Don’t leave things till the last minute, particularly if you think you may need clothes altered or made to order.
  • Good quality school clothes will give you years of wear and can often be handed on to a younger brother or sister, so don’t economise on quality.
  • Ask for advice. Our expert staff will be happy to talk to you about a child’s individual needs.