School Uniform

Why do we have a School Uniform Policy?

  • We believe that school uniform helps to promote a feeling of belonging.
  • We want children to take pride in their appearance.
  • To provide clear guidance on the school uniform requirements.
  • To provide clear guidelines on what the children can and cannot wear in terms of jewellery.
  • To provide clear guidelines on children’s appearance.

What is the School Uniform?

  • School uniform long or short grey trousers. Trousers must be tailored and full length, no other style is permitted. Shorts must be uniform shorts and not PE or casual style.
  • Maroon sweatshirt or sweatshirt cardigan, with or without school logo.
  • White polo shirt, with or without school logo.
  • Maroon pleated skirt or pinafore dress.
  • White, grey, maroon or black socks or tights – grey socks for boys. Please note: Sports or trainer socks are not permitted.
  • Black school shoes. Please note: Children are not permitted to wear trainers, mules, sling backs, peep toes or high heeled fashion shoes.

Summer Uniform

  • From the start of the Summer Term red and white checked dresses may be worn.
  • White socks. Please note: Sports or trainer socks are not permitted.

PE Kit

  • White crew neck tee shirt – plain or with school logo.
  • Plain red, white or black shorts; please note shorts with sports motifs are not permitted.
  • Trainers or plimsolls – these are not for general school wear.
  • Jogging bottoms are allowed on the permission of the class teacher during colder weather – for outside use only.
  • PE Kit should be brought into school on a Monday in a small bag (ie draw string) and taken home on a Friday for washing. PE Kit needs to be in school ready for use all week!
  • Earrings must be removed or taped for all PE lessons.

Swimming Kit

  • Girls – all in one swimsuit.
  • Boys – close fitting trunks; please note long and baggy fashion swimming trunks are not allowed for safety reasons.
  • Swimming hat.
  • Towel.
  • Swimming kit must be brought to school in a small bag (i.e. draw string) on the morning of the swimming lesson and taken home at the end of the day.
  • Earrings must be removed or taped for swimming lessons.

Jewellery and Make Up

  • Children may if they wish come to school wearing small stud earring; please note no more that a single pair. No other jewellery is permitted.
  • Children are not permitted to wear nail varnish, make-up or any type of tattoos (including the stick on variety) to school.

Hairstyles

  • Hair styles must be simple and straightforward; Extreme hair styles are not permitted.
  • Long hair must be tied back for reasons of hygiene and safety.

Problems?

  • If you have any difficulty in complying with the school Uniform Policy on financial, medical or ethical grounds, please make an appointment to speak with the Headteacher.

Where can I buy School uniform?

  • Our school uniform is designed to be simple and cheap to buy.
  • All items with the school logo are available to  collect from school – please order and pay for your items via our online payment system, SIMS Agora.
  • All items with the school logo are also available to order on-line and have delivered to your home from Mapac – please click on the link to visit their website.
  • All other uniform is available from a variety of stores.

Name It!

  • Make sure every item of school uniform and clothing bought to school is named.
  • A good way to name uniform, particularly if you don’t like sewing, is to order name tags from Attach A Tag (No sewing or ironing required!) Cheam Fields receives 10% commission on orders. If you would like to order please click on the link to visit their website.

The school cannot accept any responsibility for any lost items.