School Uniform

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Word count:530 words
· Introduction
· Dress code and its history
· Opinions for application of school Uniform
· Opinions against application of School Uniform
· Conclusion


Every coin has two sides similarly the issue of whether or not students should wear uniforms is always a very debatable. Whenever one sees a student wearing a tie, suit, and dress shoes there arise different opinion among people. For some, students loose their individual identity while for some; it is a way of equality.

Dress code and its history
Since time immemorial, people took dress code seriously. In courts, durbars, public offices, and all such official institutions dress code for employees were considered inevitable. All around the world, the major functions and events of serious nature had dress code. What is its significance today? Should the generation of the internet millennium follow those footsteps is a debatable question.

Opinions for application of school Uniform

The wearing the same clothes and hairstyles help build integration and equality within the class. Students that wear many different styles of clothes all come together wearing similar pants, shirts, ties, and shoes. Through a dress code and hair restrictions, everyone is helped to be made more comfortable by wearing similar clothes, otherwise, people may feel less trendy or "cool".

Dress code also helps to maintain discipline and enhance the learning environment. It cultivates the values of cleanliness and everyone knows” cleanliness is Godliness”
Apart from this by following a dress code parents l save time, money and energy. Students focus on studying instead of thinking about their wardrobes. This is a great advantage in today’s time when fashion and style rule teenagers’ life. Also school uniforms are less expensive than informal clothing thus it does not make a poor student feel neglected and uncomfortable. When students wear similar uniform it help them to realize that although people may look similar, the idea that everyone shows are different. These different ideas are present in everyone, and the dress code help to show that just because someone looks the same, they do not think the same. This approach help in future jobs and careers and make students open minded with people.

Opinions against application of school Uniform

But on the other hand same shoes, same dress and same hairstyle make a student life dull and colourless . Student feels bored by wearing same dress. Life has become hard and unfeeling. ‘I need to relax’ is clearly written on anyone’s face. In such a scenario, why can’t schools try ways and means to de-stress their students? Avoidance of dress code is a very good measure to attain the same.

Some feel dress is not necessary define a person’s personality or quality. The outside apparel cannot affect the qualities within. Student think looks can be deceptive and performance never relies on how formal or serious, people look.
Also for generation next wearing uniforms is an old tradition which does not find its place in modern time where dress is away to express one’s attitude and nature.

No doubt School uniform is a debatable topic and will remain debatable for times to come. But this also cannot underestimate the importance of school uniform. Every student must respect their school uniform and he respects his school.