Leavers Hoodies Company Blog

 
Is it too late to order leavers hoodies?

Is it too late to order leavers hoodies?

You know someone is panicking when they call the office first thing in the morning and are a bit breathless. At the Leavers Hoodies Company, this happens throughout the year. But especially from mid-March for 4 or 5 weeks. When a school's leavers hoodie organiser has...

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Green hoodies come in different colours

Green hoodies come in different colours

The colours of Green Hoodies Looking for green hoodies, but selective about the colours you'll wear? So are lots of other people. One of the most common questions we get asked about green hoodies is whether they are available in a wide range of colours. The three...

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Choosing a Hoodie or a Jacket for your group?

Choosing a Hoodie or a Jacket for your group?

Should we choose a Hoodie or a Jacket for our group? People ask us whether the hoodie or the jacket is a better option for their group. There are lots of things to take into account when choosing. Here we look at the issues to be considered before making your buying...

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Eco-friendly / sustainable hoodies for leavers and others

Eco-friendly / sustainable hoodies for leavers and others

The big picture COP26 is over - the governments of the world's nations have done their best (we hope). But, the environmental challenges remain and, everyone has their part to play in addressing the issues. People, especially students and young adults, from around the...

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Zipped vs Pullover Hoodies

Zipped vs Pullover Hoodies

Like any good clothing feature, the presence of a zip or the desire for no zip on a hoodie causes some controversy! If you are looking to waste a few hours, try reading everything on the internet about the pluses and minuses of having a zip on your hoodie. The...

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College Clubs and Societies

College Clubs and Societies

As Colleges grow in importance as a sector of the English Education System, so College Clubs and Societies are increasing in number and popularity. We have a quick look at what is on offer around the UK.For many on the education system train - the last or last-but-one...

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Naming your educational institutions

Naming your educational institutions

Who you talk to, what part of England you are from, and your role or status in it will affect your view of the English education system. Even the names for different stages through the school system vary. In the Midlands, we generally name the steps: Nursery School,...

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Hoodie sizes

Hoodie sizes

People buying hoodies often opt for a size or two larger than they need. Based on the feedback we receive there are two reasons given for this. The extra sizes provide Room to Grow and cater for the rising trend for Oversize Clothing.Room to grow into the Hoodie...

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Popular hoodie colours

Popular hoodie colours

The people who organise the buying of leavers hoodies for schools sometimes ask our experts questions like: What are the most popular colours for hoodies at the moment? Is there a difference between the hoodie colours boys and girls are buying? What are the favourite...

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Will leaving school in 2022 be less of a worry?

Will leaving school in 2022 be less of a worry?

It is hard to imagine how finishing and leaving school in 2022 could be more of a worry than it was for the pupils who left in 2021 or 2020. 2020 and 2021 Leavers faced a final year of school with... All of the concerns that Covid19 brought: at a personal level for...

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How the hoodie is gaining ground…

How the hoodie is gaining ground…

Hoodies are gaining ground as popular and fashionable garments for everyone to wear, almost everywhere. Hoodies on the golf course and 19th hole Golf clubs around the world have been pressed, for years, to allow the hoodie to be worn by players. Success has been very...

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Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

You are part way through a new term at University. You might be one of the elite sportspeople heading for a professional career—more likely you are not! Good (but not elite) sports You enjoy your sport and put in lots of effort, training and competing, but you have no...

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Leavers’ paradox

Leavers’ paradox

Everyone leaves school. Why do some look forward to it, but hate it when it happens? Why do others dread it, and then love it when the time finally comes? Why does leaving school (or college, university, job, the family home for the first time)—feel both so good and...

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College leaver’s decisions

College leaver’s decisions

College leavers used to face a binary choice - go to university or get a job! But, for some years, every college leaver has had a much wider range of options available to them. Yet, some binary decisions need to be made as you approach the end of your time at college....

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Getting ready for your first ski trip

Getting ready for your first ski trip

Starting to Ski Professional skiers probably started down the slopes before they could walk properly. For the rest of us, the first ski trip maybe when we are at secondary school. Every year (except during Covid) thousands, possibly 10s of thousands, of UK secondary...

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Are school trips good for the kids?

Are school trips good for the kids?

Doubting the value of school trips? Some parents, and even a few teachers, question whether taking kids away from the classroom environment is beneficial for the kids' education. Whether considering a day trip or a residential school trip, the time away from the...

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Sports team hoodies

Sports team hoodies

The sports team hoodie, a great and popular garment, has largely replaced the more formal, and maybe a little boring, attire historically worn for arriving at matches. (Did you see the recent news that some M&S shops will no longer sell suits from 2022?) Team...

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What makes for a great school ski trip?

What makes for a great school ski trip?

School ski trips have been happening for a long time, many decades—except during the Covid19 pandemic. And, following Covid19, it is expected that there will be a very busy ski trip season for UK schools starting again in 2022. When we talk about ski trips we are...

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