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ANZAC Day 2020

We always commemorate ANZAC Day in our community but this year is proving a little different with social distancing restrictions. Like many other Aussie families and communities, we’re learning to be creative so that we can achieve what we want to do, without breaking laws of course.

ANZAC Day is a time to come together as a country and pay tribute and honour those who have served our country and given us our freedoms today. Sadly, we have lost brave Aussies who have paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives.

Lesley Winter Reid returned from the Great War, having lost his brother Stanley, and many mates, and began our business LW Reid. We will always honour him and ANZAC Day gives us a time to remember him.

Driveway services will be held this year as we practice social distancing. We are fortunate to have a neighbour who will be guiding our service by playing the Last Post and Reveille. We have made this Rosemary wreath to hold whilst we remember other friends and family members who have served our country. If you’d like to make one follow the directions below.

What you need:

  • Wire coat hanger
  • Long nose pliers
  • Scissors
  • Kitchen Twine
  • Rosemary

How to make the Wreath

Rosemary Wreath for ANZAC Day

Using the pliers, bend the coat hanger into a circle. It doesn’t have to be perfect as you will cover it in rosemary.

Wash and dry your rosemary if you want to keep it for use in the kitchen. Cut 10-15cm lengths of rosemary and bundle them up into 4-6 pieces.

Using the kitchen twine secure the bunches around the frame. I secured some of the longer pieces as well so they didn’t fall forward when I hold it up.

Keep going until you have finished the whole frame. Turn over and cut all the lose twine off and you’re ready for ANZAC Day tomorrow.

If you want to talk to the kids about ANZAC Day, head over to the Australian War Memorial site and take a look at all the resources they have online for kids.

It’s a Halloween Thing!

It’s just a few days away but here’s an easy idea to create for Halloween with our Miller combed Cotton Shirt. We present Thing 1 and Thing 2:

Our soft combed cotton Miller is perfect for so many events at school and home. It loves shouting loud at sports days, keeping the kids comfy in the holidays and getting into the spirit of things for celebrations like Halloween and Book Week.

Our Miller is available in 5 vibrant colours so the possibilities are endless. Purple – Purple People Eater, Green – Oscar the Grouch, or Mike Kozlowski, Gold – Minion or Bananas in Pyjamas, Blue – Cookie Monster, Smurf. Or grab the red and the green and dress up as Mario and Luigi.

Jump online and buy one today!

Hats Off to a Great 2018!

It’s time to say farewell 2018 and hello 2019!  Our Sheppard Reversible House Hat is the perfect hat to see out the old and bring in the new.  Jump online and check out this clever hat for school and play.

School Hats Online

GEAR: Sheppard Reversible House Hat

Merry Christmas!

School Uniforms Online

Merry Christmas

We hope you were woken with the joy and wonder of Santa’s visit.  May your day be filled with excitement, love, laughter and loved ones the whole day through.

Thank you for being part of our family.

From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance Day is a day to remember those who have fought and served our country.  Too many brave men and women have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom today.  Others like our great Uncle Leslie Winter Reid returned from the Great War to make a legacy that continues for our family today, LW Reid.

In 1919, a 24-year-old Leslie Winter Reid returned from the Western Front decorated as a pillar of the community with a British War Medal and a Victory Medal.  He made plans to create a business of his own. From the very start, Leslie’s mission statement was simple: Foster quality and service above all.  Leslie was supported in this business by one of his brothers, Herbert Preston Reid.  Herbert Reid would take over the business when Leslie died in nearly a century later, many things may have changed – but the mission statement of LW Reid has not: to outfit Australians with quality garments.

Today, the company that Leslie began as a family business has transformed into Australia’s leading uniform supplier, having clothed generations of Australians from shore to sun-drenched shore — expanding and innovating to become a respected manufacturer of stand-out corporate, sports and children’s wear. In fact, LWR is Australia’s leading supplier of uniforms for primary and high schools alike.  Our reputation for quality and reliability, built over generations, started with what one man thought was important: honesty, loyalty and trustworthiness, for one and all.

Made For School is proudly a family owned and operated business, and we continue to be grateful for the decision Uncle Leslie made when he returned.

Today we will remember him and the other brave men and women who have served and who continue to serve our country today, thank you.

Lest We Forget


Children’s Week 2018

Children's Week 2018

Children’s Week 2018

It’s Children’s week all around Australia this week.  This annual event that celebrates children’s right to enjoy childhood. It also celebrates children’s talents, achievements, skills, abilities, and citizenship.  

There are activities happening right around our country, so join in the fun at your school, preschool, library, community centre and other places in your local community.  Spend some time with the kids and talk about other children around our world and how we can make sure every child has the right to enjoy their childhood.

Happy Children’s Week!


Celebrating Girls

Celebrating Girls Day 2018

Celebrating Girls Day 2018

Today is International Day of Girls, a celebration aimed at raising awareness not only of the issues that Girls face, but also what is likely to happen when those problems are solved.

Earlier this year, we had a great celebration at the office when NSW Public School girl students benefitted from a change in policy many people were waiting to see.  The change in policy now allows girls to choose pants, shorts, skirts or dresses to wear as their school uniform.

At Made For School, we know that comfort and confidence in class means less worry about clothes and more attention give to learning.  We have always had a large range of School pants, school shorts, school skirts and dresses available online but it’s great to see our girls getting a choice.

Happy Girls Day, lets see what the next 12 months can bring.





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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father's Day 2018

Happy Father’s Day 2018

Today we get to say thank you to all the Dad’s, step dad’s, grandfathers, uncles and more who make our lives brighter for being in them.

We wish you all a day filled with gratitude for the hard work you do and celebration for your love and support that guides our days.

From all of us at Made For School, Happy Father’s Day!

Don your Trackies and Donate to Help Kids

Don your Trackies and Donate to Help Kids

  Don your Trackies and Donate to Help Kids

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At Made For School, we like to support organisations making a difference.  This Friday is Tracky Dak Day, a day to don the tracky daks and donate to help provide practical help to sick children and their families on Friday 31st August.  From now until Sunday, we will donate $1 for every pair of tracksuit pants purchased online at Made For School.   I don’t know about you, but there has never been a better reason to wear your tracky daks to work.

Get ready for Spring with our microfibre range or keep the kids cosy and comfy in our fleece track pants.  Buy Track Pants online and we’ll donate $1 for every pair purchased to this great cause.

Head over to the website and find out how you can get behind this wonderful cause at work, school and in your community.  On Friday 31st August we will be wearing our Tracky Daks to work and collecting donations to help this cause.  If you’d like to find out more information and join in the fun then head over to their website to donateregister an event and of course find out more.

Donating has never been more comfy, especially when you wear one of our soft fleecy track pants.