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School Uniform

Aims

  • To encourage children to take a pride in their appearance.
  • To create and maintain a sense of identity for the school.
  • For children to wear clothing that is good value for money.
  • For children to wear clothing that is suitable for a days work at school.
  • To eliminate competition over fashion sportswear thus providing equality for all children.
  • To eliminate conflict between parents and their children over what is worn for school.
  • To ensure that school clothing is in line with health and safety regulations.

 

The Uniform

Royal Blue sweatshirt, Cardigan or Jumper preferably with school logo.

Dark/plain-coloured trousers or skirt/pinafore. Grey or black. (Girls may wear trousers)

No tracksuit/jogging bottoms

White/blue polo shirt may be worn under sweatshirt.

Plain socks please - Black, grey, navy, white

 

For warmer weather

Smart dark coloured tailored shorts/skirt- grey or black (no Bermuda, cycling or sports shorts)

White or blue polo shirt

Blue gingham or striped sun dress.

 

Footwear

Black shoes (Trainers may be brought to change into for play times.)

Boots/wellingtons may be worn in winter - no heels.

Sandals may be worn in warm weather, but they must be flat soles, sturdy enough to support ankles and strapped on securely - no flip flops.  Plain colours please - Black, Navy, White.

No heels on any shoes/boots.

 

PE, Games, Swimming

For PE the children require a change of clothing.  It is not considered healthy or hygienic for pupils to undertake physical activity in the same clothing that they wear for general school work.

 

Indoor PE

Boys: White T-shirt/top and suitable dark, plain shorts.

Girls: White T-shirt/top and suitable dark, plain shorts or leotard.

Footwear: Plimsolls/trainers or bare feet.  Teacher will decide depending on the activity.

 

Outdoor PE

Plain Jogging/tracksuit bottoms with a white t-Shirt and a plain jogging/tracksuit top. No large logos on tracksuits please.

Plimsolls/Trainers

 

A drawstring bag/rucksack to keep kit in helps to prevent loss. Please ensure everything is labelled with the child's name.

 

Swimming

Suitable swimming trunks for boys and a one-piece swimming costume for girls, together with a towel and bag.  We have to follow Nottinghamshire County Council Health & Safety Guidelines for school swimming and they clearly specify that girls are not permitted to wear two-piece costumes and boys are not allowed to wear swim shorts/beachwear.  Jewellery is strictly adhered to.  Earrings must be removed or the child will not be permitted to swim.

 

Specific safety considerations

Hair

Long hair should be tied back for all activities at school.  This is important as regards hygiene, restricting the spread of 'little visitors.'

 

Inappropriate hair styling and make-up are not part of our school uniform and will be challenged.

 

Jewellery

We dissuade children from wearing jewellery. If earrings are worn, they must be the simple stud type only.  No other jewellery should be worn with the exception of a sensible watch. All jewellery has to be removed for swimming and physical activities.

 

Name labels

All clothing, particularly royal blue tops should be labelled clearly with the child’s name.  It is a parent's responsibility to ensure all items of clothing are named.  Without this, it is extremely difficult for staff to return any misplaced clothing to the correct child.

 

The following items of uniform are available to buy from the school office at any time except on Friday afternoon:

 

  • Sweatshirts - £7.50 - £8.00 depending on size
  • Cardigans - £8.50 - £9.00 depending on size
  • Blue polo shirts - £5.50
  • Reading folders - £5.00
  • PE Rucksack style bags - £8.00

 

 

 

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