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Uniform Expectations and Guidance

The College Uniform is a comfortable, practical and easy care alternative to more formal uniform worn in many colleges.

It should be worn by all students in Years 7 to 11 when representing the College on their way to and from College and throughout the college day.

We expect all College students to take pride in their appearance and to remember that at all times they are ambassadors for their College.

First impressions count so make sure your uniform is always correct, clean, tidy and worn with pride.  

The College uniform is:

Boys

  • WHITE POLO SHIRT WITH COLLAR. Any shirt or vest worn underneath the polo shirt must not be visible. Shirts must at least be long enough to meet the top of the trousers.
  • PLAIN BLACK TAILORED TROUSERS – no checks, pinstripes, buckles, extra zips, denim or leg pockets. Trousers should be full length and no wider than the length of the shoe.
  • COLLEGE NAVY BLUE ROUNDNECKED SWEATSHIRT with College Logo.
  • PLAIN NEUTRAL, BLACK OR WHITE SOCKS
  • BLACK SHOES OR PLAIN ALL BLACK TRAINERS made from a waterproof, wipe-able material are part of the College Uniform and must be worn at all times in College. Sandals, canvas shoes or beach shoes should not be worn. Trainers can be worn to play games at breaktimes, but students must change their footwear on entering the College buildings. Laces should be black.

Girls

  • WHITE POLO SHIRT OR BLOUSE WITH COLLAR Blouses must be “V” necked and have short or long sleeves. Any shirt or vest worn underneath the polo shirt must not be visible. Shirts or blouses must be long enough to at least meet the top of the trousers.
  • PLAIN BLACK TAILORED TROUSERS or PLAIN or PLEATED TAILORED MEDIUM LENGTH BLACK SKIRT – no checks, pinstripes, buckles, extra zips, denim or leg pockets. Trousers should be full length, no wider than the length of the shoe and not low rise. A medium length skirt is mid thigh to mid shin. If the style of skirt includes a split for ease of movement it should not be above mid thigh length. Trousers must not have splits.
  • COLLEGE NAVY BLUE ROUNDNECKED SWEATSHIRT with College Logo.
  • PLAIN NEUTRAL, BLACK OR WHITE SOCKS/TIGHTS can be worn with trousers or with skirts
  • BLACK SHOES OR PLAIN ALL BLACK TRAINERS made from a waterproof, wipe-able material are part of the College Uniform and must be worn at all times in College. Sandals, canvas shoes or beach shoes should not be worn and heels should be of a sensible height – no higher than 5 cm. Trainers can be worn to play games in at breaktimes, but students must change their footwear on entering the College buildings. Laces should be black.

All students

  • OUTDOOR WEAR – Outdoor wear such as coats, gloves and scarves may only be worn outside College buildings. Coats should be practical in design – warm and weather proof.  Casual jackets, fashion jackets such as Denim, sports tops and “Hoodies” are not permitted. Leather and other expensive materials should not be worn. Warm woollen or fleece hats may be worn outside.
  • JEWELLERY Excessive jewellery must not be worn but some jewellery is allowed and students may wear – no more than a single stud earring in each ear, a fine necklace worn underneath the polo shirt and a wristwatch. No finger rings, face piercing or other jewellery is allowedBelts should fit in belt loops and be black.

Please make sure that every item of clothing is clearly marked with your name.

Where students are entitled to wear additional uniform items such as sports leaders or Ten Tors students, the uniform must be that supplied and worn only by those students entitled to wear it.

Other advice:

  • HAIR should be a natural colour and worn in a style that does not compromise health or safety. Extreme styles and hair ornaments are not appropriate for College. (If any question over the nature of extreme the Principal will decide)
  • MAKE UP should be discreet; if it is noticeable it is not discreet!
  • COLLEGE BAGS should be practical, large enough to carry the necessary books, equipment and easy to carry. So a rucksack style is ideal.
  • CHEWING GUM is not allowed.
  • DRINKING WATER is allowed in lessons in clear plastic bottles but is not allowed in science laboratories or areas where IT equipment is in useStudents are responsible for topping up drinking bottles at break and lunchtime and not during lesson times. No other drinks are allowed in class.

 

Physical Education Kit  

GIRLS

Navy/sky blue College logo polo shirt

Sky blue College logo PE ‘Hoodie’

Navy shorts

Navy jogging bottoms

Short white socks and long navy socks

Training shoes (not those worn as school uniform)

Shin pads

Gum Shield

BOYS

Navy/sky blue College logo polo shirt

Navy/sky blue College logo rugby shirt

Navy shorts

Navy jogging bottoms

Short white socks and long navy socks

Training shoes (not those worn as school uniform)

Football or rugby boots

Shin pads

Gum shield

GENERAL

  • Students who take the Sports Leader Award may wear a Leader shirt in PE lessons
  • No other College sweatshirts/jumpers or other outer wear to be worn during PE lessons.
  • No jewellery or watches to be worn in lessons.
  • Under-armour style shirts are allowed underneath a college PE shirt
  • Long hair must be tied back.

Shin Pads and Gum Shields are available to order from the PE Department in June / July for collection at the start of the school year in September.

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