GEAR: Kingston Boys’ Gaberdine Cargo Pants

Our Kingston Boys’ Cargo Pants are winning at school uniforms for practicality and saving on ironing time.

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GEAR: Kingston Boys’ Gaberdine Cargo Pants

Anzac Day 2018

Anzac Day 2017

Anzac Day 2018

Anzac Day is a day of remembrance, of honouring those who have served and continue to serve our nation for our freedom.  This year marks the final year of the Centenary of the First World War.  The stories of courage, honour and bravery continue to live on in our nation’s identity and is something we at Made For School are very proud of.

Nearly 100 years ago our Great Uncle, Leslie Winter Reid returned from the great war and started LW Reid, our family business.  Leslie returned from the war, his brother Stanley did not, and remains missing in action to this day.  Stanley’s name is etched on the Menin Gate in Ypres along with 60,000 other Australians missing in action.  Their names and the names of many brave men and women who served their country and paid the ultimate sacrifice are on the Wall of Honour at the Australian War Memorial.

Today as we remember and honour those brave men and women who served our country in both war and peacekeeping duties.

Lest We Forget

GEAR: Deakin Boys’ Short Sleeve School Shirt

Buy all your school uniforms online and discover great schoolwear such as our classic Deakin Boys’ Short Sleeve School Shirt.

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GEAR: Deakin Boys’ Short Sleeve School Shirt


GEAR: Kirkpatrick Slouch Hat

The extra wide brim and UPF 50+ rating makes our Kirkpatrick Slouch Hat the perfect hat for play and adventures.

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GEAR: Kirkpatrick Slouch Hat

GEAR: Forlonge Girls’ Stretch Boot Leg Pants

Soft, comfortable and stretchy.  Our Forlonge Stretch Boot Leg Pants will be your girls’ best friend for the change of seasons.


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GEAR: Forlonge Girls Stretch Boot Leg Pants


GEAR: Darcy Microfibre Track Pants with Zip Cuff

Perfect for the autumn warm ups on the sideline or at school. These Darcy track pants with zip cuff make getting out of them or over any boot or shoe super easy!


GEAR: Darcy Microfibre Track Pants with Zip Cuff


Put Your Feet Up, Shop Winter School Uniforms Online

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Autumn weather is just around the corner and after the amazingly long summer we don’t want you to get caught out by the change.  The school holidays are the perfect time to tidy the bedrooms, clean out mouldy fruit from the school bags and check that all your school uniforms are ready for the next term.

There’s no need to drag the kids around the shops trying on uniforms when we have over 1.3 million items in stock.  At Made For School we understand that life is busy and quality time with the kids really is what matters so we’ve got a great sizing chart online so you see can how our garments fit before you buy.

Of course not everything in life goes smoothly so our great returns policy means that you can return anything that doesn’t suit.

Save time for fun these holidays, grab all your winter school uniforms online.  We’ve got a huge ranges of track pants, long pants, jumpers, vests and jackets, shirts, beanies, skivvies and more at Made For School.

GEAR: Fisher Gaberdine Long Pants

Kids grow overnight.  Don’t get a surprise when you pull out the winter uniforms, shop online for Fisher Long Pants and more.

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GEAR: Fisher Gaberdine Long Pants

GEAR: Lord Classic Plain Polo (Long Sleeve)

Our Lord Classic Plain Polo goes straight to the top of the class in the cooler months.  It keeps the kids comfortable and warm all winter long.

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GEAR: Lord Classic Plain Polo (Long Sleeve)

RECIPE: Quince Paste

Quince is a fruit that is not often used, well not in my circles anyway.  Many years ago we discovered quince jelly and it is sensational on fresh toast with a cup of tea in the morning.  Since that fateful taste my husband decided we needed our own quince tree.  It’s pretty blooms excite us every spring when we think of our autumn harvest and cook up. This year I decided that we would also make quince paste instead of throwing the fruit away after the jelly was made.  I love quince paste with a sharp cheddar or manchego cheese on a lazy afternoon with friends and now we have 2 trays full of paste for a few hours work and a couple of dollars.  If you’re keen to tackle the quinces then give this recipe a try when you’re bottling up you quince jelly.

Homemade quince paste

RECIPE: Quince Paste


  • 1.8 kilos of quince, washed, peeled, cored and roughly chopped.
  • 2 strips of lemon peel, no white part
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • about 4 cups of white sugar, yes now you know why it tastes so good and why you have a small amount.



  1. Place the quince and lemon peel in a large pot and cover with water.  Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer, cover and let cook until the quinces are soft, approx, 30-45 minutes.
  2. Strain the water from the puree (use this for your jelly, the recipe is here).  Keep the lemon peel with the quince and puree the fruit in a food processor.
  3. Measure the puree and add the same quantity of sugar.  If you have 4 cups of puree you need 4 cups of sugar.
  4. Heat the puree and sugar on a medium- low stove.  Stir until the sugar has dissolved.  Add the lemon juice.
  5. Cook on a low heat until thick and dark pink, approx 1-2 hours.  Stir occasionally but be careful of it bubbling and burning you.
  6. Line a slice tray with baking paper and pour the puree in.
  7. Bake in a low oven 75C for a few hours until set.  Allow to cool then place in the fridge.
  8. Cut into portions and wrap in cling wrap until needed.