Where did it all start


Petites Modes is a recognised leader in the supply of school uniforms, scout & guidewear, dancewear and communion wear. We maintain a steadfast commitment to our customers, and are proud to deliver an outstanding level of service across the board.

The ‘Petites Modes Empire’ which was established over 60 years ago continues in its tradition of a local family business.

Our promise is to tailor every customers needs to ensure your visit is a pleasurable experience.

Jane Bancroft

Already the principal of the very successful locally based Sale Academy of Dancing, Jane is Head Girl of the new Petites Modes family. Once a professional dancer, most of Jane’s time is now spent teaching at the dance school. She is, however, part of the retail team at Petites Modes and is one of the key decision makers in the business.
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Tony Bancroft

Introducing the other partner in the business, Tony our ‘absent’ Head Boy. A rare visitor to Petites Modes due to the demands of his power tool & workwear business. He is always on hand back stage contributing to the successful running of the business.

Rachel Vose

Our Deputy Head girl is responsible for the day to day running of Petites Modes. We can guarantee “service with a smile” when she is around. Her expertise in retail can only be described as the best in the business and no job is too big for her to undertake to satisfy a customer’s needs.

The Team

The team at Petites Modes are all specialists in their own departments so they really can offer a brilliant service whenever you visit us. Usually recognised by their brightly coloured uniforms and beaming smiles, they will always be on hand to help in whatever way they can.

Why buy

from us?

We’re here to help make buying easy
We believe our four customer promises set us apart from the rest:
1. HAPPY & YOU'LL KNOW IT!!!!
From our online team to our sales staff, we’ll make sure our people enjoy what they do. This means they can give you the friendliness and enthusiasm you’re every right to expect
2. EASY PEASEY PRICING
We keep our pricing straight forward and our reviews straight talking. We will always sell the best quality garment at the best price.
3. BRILLIANT EVERY CLICK OF THE WAY
From the moment you first visit us and for as long as we’re in touch, we’ll make sure your experience is as good as it gets. We will always give you the info, tools and user reviews that explain why people come back.
4. FAMOUSLY FLEXIBLE
Everyone’s different, that’s why we’ll do everything we can to work around you. The stresses of buying uniform can be tedious. We will be here every step of the way.

100% client

satisfaction guarantee

Kelly Rowlands — 5 star Fabulous service, very friendly polite staff... Thanks ladies..x
Kathryn Wood — 5 star Fabulous and singular service, they know the stock and sizes just by looking at the children. Can't find fault with any aspect.
Eileen Robinson — 5 star Fab friendly and very helpful service. Thoroughly recommended to all.
Hilary Panther — 5 star Went yest and did the payment plan for sept uniform. What a fab idea to helps us mums!
Sharon Tarpey — 5 star Extremely helpful understanding staff. Pleasure to deal with xx
Rachel Pryer — 5 star Navigation school cardigans are great quality thanks