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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:25 am 
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Especially if they cost US$730.00 per child, naturally all to be paid for by the parents.

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20180208_39/


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:59 am 
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no ways - little kids ruin & outgrow their clothes at warp speed, so as long as they keep them warm enough, they should be as cheap as possible.
for my girls its 5 of everything, tights socks pinafores summer dresses & white polo shirts, think they only have 2 jumpers each. Mostly bought from supermarkets except M&S for the dresses and the tights as apparently they are much better quality and last, and they are only a few quid more.

my wife deals with all of this so I could of course be speaking utter bollocks as I wouldn't recognise a Poundland grey pair of tights from an Armani one. I don't even know if Poundland sell uniforms !


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:12 pm 
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Kids usually play so much that their clothes get worn, torn, grass stained amazingly quickly. That does not apply to this school as it has an artificial turf ground.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:53 pm 
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At least there's some style ... could be worse. You could be attending a school that hasn't changed uniforms since the Edwardian era.

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... or the Reformation ...

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Nieghorn wrote:
At least there's some style ... could be worse. You could be attending a school that hasn't changed uniforms since the Edwardian era.

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... or the Reformation ...

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Joe Launchberry leading Christ's Hospital School? Very dapper


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:13 pm 
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yeah was just going to say, that lummox looks like launchberry ! :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:38 pm 
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That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:33 pm 
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booze wrote:
My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.


Calm down WR Hearst


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:53 pm 
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Silvio Berlusconi wrote:
booze wrote:
My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.


Calm down WR Hearst


Had to look that guy up.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:02 pm 
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booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost


This could have its own thread.... the unbelievable cost of childcare in London?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:45 pm 
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booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost


This could have its own thread.... the unbelievable cost of childcare in London?


The, quite frankly, unbelievable cost of private education in London. I did think of that - it’s a sub thread to child care. The worst part is the amount of time off they have and the inevitable child care costs of the holidays. Easter? It’s a month off? Xmas ? It’s a month off with half term 4 weeks later. Scandalous


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message #2527204 wrote:
booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost


This could have its own thread.... the unbelievable cost of childcare in London?



Ugh ... I had to have a look at my life recently when friends were talking about childcare and mentioned the costs. Monthly fees in their city are more than I make in a month. :uhoh: (Librarians work for pennies in many cases ... )


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Nieghorn wrote:
At least there's some style ... could be worse. You could be attending a school that hasn't changed uniforms since the Edwardian era.

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... or the Reformation ...

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Being led by Joe Launchbury :uhoh:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:46 pm 
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booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost



My eldest is in year 4, youngest year 2 . I've not spent 900 quid in total on there uniforms. George at Asia is your friend here.


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Wendigo7 wrote:
Nieghorn wrote:
At least there's some style ... could be worse. You could be attending a school that hasn't changed uniforms since the Edwardian era.

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... or the Reformation ...

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Being led by Joe Launchbury :uhoh:


A quick google reveals that IS actually Joe Launchbury !

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ%27s_Hospital

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Launchbury


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bimboman wrote:
booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost



My eldest is in year 4, youngest year 2 . I've not spent 900 quid in total on there uniforms. George at Asia is your friend here.


It’s a specialist place that you have to order from and a completely unique uniform as far as I understand. A place in Mayfair as they have a sister school on Piccadilly.

Getting shafted basically


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I actually Googled Joe Launchbury School Uniform to get that pic. :D


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:10 am 
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booze wrote:
That’s cheap!

My daughter goes to a private school in Clapham, London. 30+ pieces of uniform cost about £900.

Unbelieavable.

You pay for the school and they are still tight - She won a trophy for junior dramatics for 2017. They trophy came with a note saying please engrave in the same font - cheap bastards! Cost


That is a private school but the one I mention in the OP is a public school.


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