A whopping 77% of students supported the wearing of school uniform in a school debate on Tuesday afternoon. The proposition secured a hefty vote share as they argued that, among other things, the ‘equality’  and ‘respect’ engendered by the wearing of a uniform was crucial to school life.

The opposition advanced some strong arguments for ‘freedom of choice’, ‘originality’ and the fact that uniforms can be ‘uncomfortable’.  Nonetheless, in the end the students voted in favour of maintaining school uniform.

Many thanks to our panel: Donal Tinneny, Katie Lacey, Ekundayo Nylander and a special thanks to Jack McAlinden who stood in at 3.40pm due to the absence of Damien Hanrahan. Finally, thanks to all who attended.