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Uniform Information

It is our school policy that all children wear school uniform when attending school, or when participating in a school-organised event outside normal school hours.

 

Our policy on school uniform is based on the notion that school uniform:

· promotes a sense of pride in the school;

· engenders a sense of community and belonging towards the school;

· is practical and smart;

· identifies the children with the school;

· prevents children from coming to school in fashion clothes that could be distracting in class;

· makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance;

· is regarded as suitable wear for school and good value for money by most parents;

· is designed with health and safety in mind.

 

Jewellery

On health and safety grounds we do not allow children to wear jewellery in our school.

 

Footwear

The school wants all children to grow into healthy adults. We believe that it is dangerous for children to wear shoes that have platform soles or high heels, so we do not allow children to wear such shoes in our school. Neither do we allow children to wear trainers to school; this is because we think that this footwear is appropriate for sport or for leisurewear, but is not in keeping with the smart appearance of a school uniform. We require all children to wear shoes as stated in the uniform list.

 

School jumpers, cardigans, ties, coats and PE Kits can be purchased at the school office. If you have an online payment account setup for paying school fees, you can also pay for the uniform online and collect from school.

Uniform List

School Uniform

Girls:

  • White polo/cotton school shirt;
  • Grey school skirt or grey school trousers;
  • Red school sweater or cardigan (these may be ordered and purchased from school)
  • Red / white check cotton dress in the summer term
  • Black, flat or low-heeled school shoes
  • Black, red or grey tights, black grey or white socks
  • Plain hair accessories e.g. bobbles/headband, in school colours; red, grey, black

Boys:

  • White polo/cotton school shirt;
  • Grey school trousers;
  • Grey school shorts in the summer term
  • Red school sweater (these may be ordered and purchased from school)
  • Black, flat or low-heeled school shoes
  • Black, grey or white socks

P.E. Kit

  • Black sports shorts;
  • Plain white polo/T-shirt (Red from September 2018)
  • Black pumps / trainers
  • (P.E. kits with sports bag can be purchased directly from school)

School Tie

  • School ties are optional and can be purchased directly from school
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