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Our policy is based on the concept that a school uniform:

· promotes a sense of pride in the school;
· fosters a feeling of community and belonging;
· is practical and smart;
· sets a high standard of appearance, whilst remaining cost effective.

Our school uniform consists of the following:

Navy sweatshirts or cardigans
Grey or black trousers or shorts

Black or grey skirt or pinafore dress
White shirt or blouse with collar or polo shirt
White, grey or black socks or tights
Black shoes

Blue checked (gingham) dresses can be worn in the summer

Children should also wear sensible school shoes which are suitable for playground activities, shoes with heels and boots are not allowed. School shoes to be worn during all parts of the day. Trainers and plimsolls may only worn for PE or other lessons specified by the class teacher.

White T-shirt
Black or Navy shorts
Plimsolls for indoor activities
Black or white trainers for outdoor activities
Black or Navy tracksuits for colder months
White, grey or black socks (tights are not permitted to be worn for PE)

Jewellery should not be worn at school for reasons of safety and security. However, children with pierced ears may wear small, plain stud ear-rings, which must be removed for PE. 
Watches may be worn at the child’s own risk.
Long hair should be tied back at all times and short hair in a suitable style for school. ‘
No make-up or nail varnish to be worn in school.
All children need a clear & labelled water bottle bought into school daily.
An apron or old shirt to protect clothing during art/design technology lessons may also be required as directed by the class teacher.
Children may wear caps or hats to protect themselves from the sun or adverse weather conditions. All headwear must be of plain colour.
Children need to come to school in a coat suitable for the forecast weather conditions each day. During break times and lunch children will still be going outside even in cold windy conditions and light rain.

Any request to change uniform on religious grounds can be applied for.  Please apply in writing to the Headteacher.