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Uniformerly is an online marketplace that allows you to buy, sell or give away second-hand school uniform and school related items to other parents within your child’s school. Uniformerly is currently aimed at UK schools from Nursery to Year 13.

We hope by using Uniformerly, that you can recycle your children’s old school kit, helping to save you money, whilst helping other parents to cut the cost of buying school uniform. You can also help your school, help your PTA and help the environment simply by recycling your school uniform and school related items on Uniformerly.

It’s completely FREE to use, with no listing fees, no hidden extras and if you’d like to make a small donation to your school or your school's PTA, you can do this easily too.

If your PTA runs a second-hand school uniform shop, that’s great! - please tell them about Uniformerly. We don’t want to compete with your school’s second-hand shop, but rather compliment it and whilst school second-hand uniform shops cannot be open all of the time, we are available 24/7, all year round.

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Why not put your PTA’s second-hand school uniform shop online at Uniformerly! Please select PTA Membership from the menu for full details.

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We’ve aimed to make the process as simple as possible.

Buyers:

  1. Browse and search items for sale at your child’s school for FREE.
  2. Find something you like? It’s simple, register at Uniformerly for FREE - its’s very quick! Then simply contact the buyer through the website.
  3. Pay the seller using PayPal or cash in hand. Many items are even FREE or available to SWAP.
  4. Arrange to meet at school. Alternatively, collect from the buyers home - they’re local after all!


Sellers:

  1. It’s simple, register at Uniformerly for FREE - it’s very quick!
  2. Then simply start selling by adding your items (for FREE) with photos to the Uniformerly marketplace.
  3. Your items are tailored to your school.
  4. Get paid by PayPal or arrange for the buyer to pay cash in hand. Alternatively list your items as FREE or available to SWAP.
  5. Deliver the item(s) direct to the buyers door, or simply arrange to meet at school. Alternatively, arrange for collection from your home - everyone’s local after all!
  6. Update your listing on the site - once you have sold your item we recommend removing your listing to avoid anyone else enquiring about it.
  7. Once you delete your listing, we give you the option to donate a small portion of your profit to your school or PTA. Please consider using this facility, especially if you feel that you have made some money from an item you may have previously thrown away, or are simply just happy to donate to your school, however it is completely optional.

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Uniformerly launched in September 2020 aimed initially at UK Primary Schools from Nursery To Year 6.

However, due to an overwhelming response from Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, their PTAs and Parents, Uniformerly now caters for all UK schools up to and including Year 13.

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Yes, but...

Uniformerly is currently available for UK schools from Nursery To Year 13.    

If you think that we’ve missed your school out, then, please let us know and we’ll get it sorted, alternatively, if your school name has changed, again please let us know at info@uniformerly.co.uk.

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Not at all...  

You can look at the items listed within your school without registering by selecting Find a School and then choosing your school from the dropdown menus. However to list items yourself and make contact with other members you will need to be registered and logged in.

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If your PTA runs a second-hand school uniform shop, then yes!.. with our PTA Membership - developed specifically with School PTA's in mind.

Please select PTA Membership from the menu for full details.

PTA Membership Package Benefits:

  1. Listings available 24/7, all year round.
  2. Monthly rolling subscription (which can be cancelled at any time).
  3. Targeted to your specific school.
  4. PTA badge making your listing stand out as a PTA item for sale.
  5. Unlimited listings within your membership period.
  6. No additional listing costs, just the monthly flat fee.
  7. A longer listing duration of 120 days.
  8. The ability to relist any unsold items at the end of your listing period, with the simple click of a button.
  9. Priority email support 9am-3:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  10. Contactless PTA sales!

Covid-19 - Uniformerly allows your parents to browse for items from the comfort and safety of their own home, maintaining social distancing and keeping your children's schools a safer place for all.

If your school doesn't currently have a second-hand uniform shop, this could be the most effective way to start one.

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We hope, that by using Uniformerly, you can recycle as much of your children’s old school kit as possible.

We welcome any items that are school related, including uniform and sports kit, to book bags etc...

Shoes in particular can be expensive and are normally outgrown before they are worn out.

We also hope you’ll consider listing some more generic items such as sports equipment or musical instruments on the site, that you wouldn’t normally find in a school second-hand shop.

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Our bottom line is...

If your school allows your child to wear or take the item to school, it’s acceptable to post it on Uniformerly.

If we deem an item is inappropriate or offensive, we reserve the right to remove the item - please view our Terms and Conditions for our full policy.

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It’s FREE to register and FREE to list items all day every day.

Listings last 60 days and if you're item doesn't sell within that period, it's FREE to keep re-listing it.   

If your listing looks like it won't sell within the 60 day period, maybe consider lowering the price. This can be done at any time by selecting 'Edit' next to the item on the My Listings page and may help your item sell faster.

We hope, by using Uniformerly, that you can recycle as much of your children’s old school kit as possible, helping to save you money, whilst helping other parents to cut the cost of buying school uniform. You can also help your school, help your PTA and help the environment simply by buying and selling your school uniform and school related items on Uniformerly.

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You can list as many as you like!

The more items listed on Uniformerly, the more everyone can benefit from good quality, affordable second-hand school uniform.

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Here are a few useful tips to help you sell your items more successfully:

  • Help other parents find your items by using the same description as your uniform supplier. This will assist parents using the search function.
  • A picture paints a thousand words (tip: use square photos), try to make your picture clear by taking the photo in good light and with a contrasting background.
  • Be as descriptive as possible. We all understand that uniform doesn't always come home from school in the same condition it went to school in! Little defects are rarely an issue, but it's always nice to know about them in advance.
  • Misspelled items will not get the same visibility on searches, so check your spelling (no one wants to buy a pair of "Grousers").
  • Washed and crease free items always look better and sell faster.
  • A well priced item will nearly always sell.
  • Remember you'll probably meet the buyer face to face, so honesty is always the best policy!
  • If you don't want to deal with cash transactions, make sure you set up a PayPal account. It's still the preferred payment method when buying stuff online.
  • Once you've sold an item, please remove it from the site. This will stop you receiving unwanted emails and prevent other parents wasting their time contacting you.

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We allow you to sell multiple numbers of the same item on one listing to save time, but selling multiple different items or sizes under one listing is a violation of our rules...

For example, we are more than happy for you to sell several jumpers under one listing, but we do not allow you to sell jumpers, shorts and polo shirts or different sized items under one listing.

The reason for this is that bulk listings make accurate searches difficult, which in turn makes your experience less efficient and impacts the service we can offer to your school community.

We reserve the right to remove any listings that violate our Terms and Conditions.

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Yes! - we very much hope so. We put you in the position to sell your outgrown items and from there on it’s up to you. Once you have sold your item, we recommend deleting your listing from the site to avoid anyone else enquiring about it. Once you remove your listing, we give you the option to donate a portion of your profit directly to your school/PTA.

Our platform seamlessly links to PayPal to enable donations. Any donations you make will be sent directly from you to your school/PTA via PayPal. We do not take a cut of the donation, your school will receive the full amount.

If you feel you have made some money from an item you may have previously thrown away, or are simply just happy to donate to your school, please consider using this facility, however, it is completely optional.

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How do I make a donation?

It’s simple, as soon as you delete your sold item, you will be asked if you would like to make a donation to your school/PTA (you can only make a donation after you have deleted your sold item from the website).

Why do we ask you to remove your item before making a donation?

There are two main reasons, firstly it stops users from contacting you about your sold item and secondly it keeps the website up-to-date, so that parents only find items that are still available for sale.

Why can’t I make a donation?

If your school hasn’t signed up to Uniformely’s donation facility, then unfortunately you will be unable to donate at this time.

However, please do mention about donations to your school, as activating this facility is simple and will benefit them directly. Just get your school to contact us directly at info@uniformerly.co.uk and we can set this up immediately for them.

How does my donation reach my school?

Our platform links to PayPal to enable school donations, so, any donations you make will be sent directly from you to your school/PTA via PayPal. We do not take a cut of the donation, your school will receive the full amount.

We're a PTA, how do we set up donations to our school?

It's simple! All we need is your school or PTA PayPal account email address and we'll do the rest (if you don't have one already setup with PayPal you can set one up easily here).

Please email your PayPal details to info@uniformerly.co.uk and we will let you know as soon as your donation facility is ready to go.

(We verify all PayPal details with schools directly before setting up your school's online donation facility. Once completed, donations are all done automatically).

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If your PTA runs a second-hand school uniform shop, that’s great! - please tell them about Uniformerly. We don’t want to compete with your school’s second-hand shop, but rather compliment it and whilst school second-hand uniform shops cannot be open all of the time, we are available 24/7, all year round for you to browse any items within your school.

Just a thought...

Why not put your PTA’s second-hand school uniform shop online at Uniformerly? - select PTA Membership from the menu to get started.

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Possibly...

Look at items for sale under your school, if your school has a PTA Membership, any items being sold by your PTA will feature a green PTA badge next to the item. This means you can also buy from your PTA via the Uniformerly website. 

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In line with our Terms and Conditions, Uniformerly does not allow listings that are inappropriate, threatening or abusive.

Please select our Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policy link at the bottom of every page to view our full policy including our GDPR compliance.

If you spot a listing that concerns you, please let us know at info@uniformerly.co.uk

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We hope that's not the case, but...

You should see the item and be completely happy with its condition before paying for the item. If you are dissatisfied in any way, please do not make the purchase. 

Please note, Uniformerly is designed to introduce buyers to sellers of school uniform. Any transactions are made directly between the buyer and the seller independently of the website. Please be certain that you are happy with the item before paying for it, as we cannot be held responsible for the condition of any items - please see our Terms and Conditions for full details.

We know that our success depends on you, your school, your local community and your local education authority. Only with your help and support, can we make good quality, affordable second-hand school uniform available to parents, children and schools across the UK. 

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Absolutely - you asked, we listened!

We’ve added a resources page to the website, where you can access marketing materials to download or print. We hope that you find these resources useful.  Please use them to help promote Uniformerly to your parents, pupils and within your school. They can be downloaded and printed, emailed or used on social media.

We know that you have lots of great ideas, so if you would like us to add any more resources to this area, then please do get in touch. We love hearing from you.

You can access our Resources page here.

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If you’re moving schools, simply change the school name at the bottom of the My Profile page, to update your profile to your new school. Any previous listings under your old school will remain visible at your old school until they expire or are deleted. This means you can still sell items to members of your old school after you have moved schools, as well as buying and selling items at your new school.

This can be particularly useful if your child is moving up from Primary to Secondary School.

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Uniformerly is currently aimed at UK Schools from Nursery to Year 13 and the website only allows you to select a current UK school in your profile. 

Although, Uniformerly does not currently support listings for overseas schools, future platform developments will include this facility.

If you are a non UK school or parent and would like to see Uniformerly available to parents and schools in your country, then please do let us know here (developments are ongoing and we will be able to advise you as to when you can expect Uniformerly to launch in your country).

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No problem, please reset it via the link on the Login Page. If you have any further issues, please contact us directly at info@uniformerly.co.uk

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If you’re having trouble with the site, let us know either via the Contact Form, directly at info@uniformerly.co.uk or via social media and we’ll get you up and running as quickly as possible.

Alternatively, you can contact us directly via our chat facility (when this is active you will see a green chat icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen). Click on it to chat to us live.

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Not a problem.... schools occasionally change their names and we do our best to keep up. If your listings or school are no longer visible, please reselect your newly named school on the "My Profile" page and you will find your listings have re-appeared under the new school. If you have any problems, please get in touch and we'll help you sort it out. 

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We strive to make sure that our emails reach you, but occasionally due to circumstances beyond our control they end up in spam mailboxes.

In the first instance, please check your junk email folder. If you still cannot find your messages, please contact us via the contact form or directly at info@uniformerly.co.uk

If you are having trouble receiving emails, try whitelisting our email address.  Full details can be found online, but here is a short summary...

iOS Devices

  1. On any message, tap the sender and then tap Create New Contact.

Android Devices

  1. In the default email client, touch the picture of the sender.
  2. Click OK to add to contacts.

Mac Mail

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Click File.
  3. Click New Card.
  4. Enter info@uniformerly.co.uk and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click Edit to finish

Mozilla Thunderbird for PC

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Make sure Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  3. Click New Card. This will launch a New Card window that has 3 tabs: Contact, Address & Other.
  4. Under Contact, enter info@uniformerly.co.uk and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click OK to finish.

Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Make sure Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  3. Click New Card. This will launch a New Card window that has 3 tabs: Contact, Address & Other.
  4. Under Contact, enter info@uniformerly.co.uk and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click OK to finish

AOL Mail

  1. Click Contacts in the right toolbar.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Enter info@uniformerly.co.uk
  4. Click Add Contact button in the popup to finish.

 Comcast

  1. Click Preferences from the menu
  2. Click Restrict Incoming Email.
  3. Click Yes to Enable Email Controls.
  4. Click Allow email from addresses listed below.
  5. Enter info@uniformerly.co.uk
  6. Click Add.
  7. Click Update to finish.

Earthlink

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Save info@uniformerly.co.uk as a contact.
  4. Click save.

Gmail

  1. Open an email from the sender that you want to whitelist.
  2. Click on the little down-pointing-triangle-arrow next to “reply.”
    3. Click Add info@uniformerly.co.uk to contacts list to finish.

Apple Mail

  1. Click info@uniformerly.co.uk in the header of the message you’re viewing.
  2. Click Add to finish.

Net Zero

  1. Click the Address Book tab on the top menu bar.
  2. Click Contacts.
  3. Click Add Contact.
  4. Enter info@uniformerly.co.uk and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click Save to finish.

Yahoo! Mail

  1. Open the email message from the sender you want to add to your address book.
  2. Click Add to contacts next to info@uniformerly.co.uk
  3. On the Add Contact popup, add additional information if needed.
  4. Click Save to finish.

Windows Live Hotmail

  1. Open an email from the sender that you want to whitelist.
  2. Click Add to contacts next to info@uniformerly.co.uk to finish.

Microsoft Outlook 2003

  1. Open the email message from the sender you want to add to your address book.
  2. Right-click Click here to download images in the gray bar at the top of the message.
  3. Click Add Sender to Safe Senders List to finish.

Outlook 2007

  1. Right-click on the email you received (in the list of emails).
  2. Click Junk E-mail.
  3. Click Add Sender to Safe Senders List to finish.

Outlook 2010

  1. Click the Home tab.
  2. Click Junk.
  3. Click Junk E-mail Options.
  4. Click Safe Senders.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Enter info@uniformerly.co.uk and additional information if you wish.
  7. Click OK to finish.

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We’ll be sad to see you go, but...

We understand that it’s your right to leave.

If you no longer wish to have a profile on Uniformerly, please drop us an email to info@uniformerly.co.uk with your username and email address and we’ll do the rest for you.
Once we have deleted your profile, your personal information will be permanently deleted from our database and all of your listings will be automatically deleted by the website.

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We're all in this together.

We understand that this is an extremely challenging time for everyone and whilst we want you to benefit from using Uniformerly to buy and sell your second-hand school uniform, we want to make sure that you do this as safely as possible.

Uniformerly eliminates the need for in person PTA shops, which is particularly useful during Covid-19, however...

It's important to follow the current Government guidance when selling items on Uniformerly, including maintaining social distancing when meeting the buyer/seller. Please wash all items before handing them over to another parent.

Most importantly - Stay safe. 

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