UNIFORM & EQUIPMENT
We believe that a school uniform helps to give young people a sense of identity and belonging.
It reinforces the fact that all students are equally important members of the school community. Our core business is teaching and learning and our expectation is that all students arrive at their lesson fully equipped and ready to learn.
Ours is a straightforward and comfortable school uniform which students are expected to wear in the correct spirit. Wearing the correct school uniform is a crucial part of this readiness; it shows that students are fulfilling their responsibilities and allows us to devote all our time and energies to teaching and learning.
We always have 2nd hand uniform in school. If you would like to check if we have something suitable for your child please email email@example.com.If you have any donations please bring them to main reception.
All clothing should be clearly marked with the owner’s name, preferably with name tapes.
If you have concerns over the cost of the uniform and are in receipt of free school meal entitlements, please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then be able to explore what support might be available.
We recently sent parents a letter concerning our uniform consultation, which can be found here. One of the key points from this letter concerned skirts:
In our response to the consultation, found here, parents wanted clarity on skirt length:
All students are required to wear the College polo shirt. If they are inside the building and require an additional layer of clothing then this should be the College sweatshirt. When traveling to and from school and when outside the school building, students are allowed to wear all items of outdoor clothing, including coats, jackets, hoodies, scarves, gloves and hats. None of these should have inappropriate slogans or logos.
On re-entering the building, students should remove all hats, scarves and gloves immediately. They may continue to wear a coat or jacket, if it is worn over a sweatshirt. When they enter their classroom, students should actively remove their coat or jacket, to ensure that they are ready to learn as quickly as possible.