Our policy is that all children should wear clothing that is in keeping with a purposeful learning ethos.
Our policy is based on the belief that a school uniform:
- promotes a sense of pride in the school
- engenders a feeling of belonging
- is practical and distinctive
- is not distracting in class (as fashion clothing might be)
- makes children feel equal to one another in terms of appearance
- reflects the sense both of community and of diversity that the school takes pride in
- is regarded as suitable, and good value for money, by most parent
- Burgundy sweatshirt or cardigan - Logo'd
- Grey trousers/pinafore or skirt
- White plain polo shirt
For PE all children
- White T-shirt (must be different from the school polo shirt)
- Black plain PE shorts
- Gym bag to keep these in at school
- optional - black hoodie/sweatshirt and black joggers (for winter months and sporting events)
PE kit should be worn for After-School sporting clubs. All PE kits should be free from any logo or brand name.
Uniform can be ordered and purchased online (ask at the office for details)
All clothing should be clearly labelled with your child’s name. This is especially important, as uniform items look similar and can easily be confused for another child’s. The school cannot accept responsibility for any lost items.
Jewellery and Hair Accessories
Children should not wear jewellery to school a watch is acceptable.Children with long hair should wear it tied or clipped back for school. Hair accessories should be discreet and ideally in school colours.
Role of the Class Teachers and Support Staff
- Set a good example in terms of dress.
- Remember that in our respective roles we serve the local community as a set of professionals.
- To remind children to wear school uniform. The class teacher will speak to children who do not wear the correct uniform and a message will be sent home to the parents. If they still are not wearing the uniform they are to be referred to the Headteacher.
Role of the Headteacher
- The Headteacher is to ensure that pupils comply with the uniform policy agreed by the governing body.
- The Headteacher has a duty to enforce the school uniform throughout the school community, as part of the duty within maintenance of day to day discipline in the school.
- The Headteacher will speak to the parents of children who persistently do not wear the correct uniform.
- The school will follow the DfE guidelines and not consider exclusion from the school where a pupil fails to comply with the school’s rules on uniform.
Role of the Parents/Guardians
- To ensure that their child / children adhere to the school’s uniform policy.
- To ensure that children come to school in uniform everyday unless there are special circumstances such as non-uniform days.
- To ensure that all uniform is labelled correctly and clearly.
- To ensure all children come to school everyday with a waterproof coat
All children have equal access to wearing school uniform regardless of their culture, race, religion, gender, disability or ability. We ensure that the set uniform respects other policies such as the Equality policy and can allow for individuals circumstances of all groups and individuals.