Uniform

UNIFORM POLICY 2016-2017

REGULATION DRESS IS: 

NOTES

Compulsory tartan skirt OR compulsory style navy trousers

(Year 10 students that find it difficult to purchase the tartan skirt should see their Learning Manager who has a supply of donated skirts)

*No denim or jean like material

*Jean style or tight fitting trousers are not acceptable; neither are low-slung trousers, or those with wide attached belts

Compulsory monogrammed navy school blazer

Optional monogrammed dark navy v-necked school jumper or cardigan

Plain white shirt/blouse with revere collar and sleeves. No frills, laces, ties etc.

(A plain white vest under a blouse is acceptable but should not be visible)

*Polo shirts are not acceptable

*T-shirts should not be worn under blouses.

Navy, black or white socks or tights which may be natural, navy or black to be worn in all seasons.

*Socks should be clearly visible

*Grey or patterned tights should not be worn

*No coloured socks to be worn over tights

Flat/practical school shoes in black or navy.

The wearing of pumps, boots or platform/high-heeled shoes is not allowed

* Trainers should not be worn in the school building except during PE lessons

* Leather/Canvas/cotton pumps i.e. Vans or Converse are not appropriate

*Flip flops are not appropriate

Coats should not be worn around school, but placed in the student’s locker on arrival

*Scarves should be plain navy or black

*Hats and gloves may be worn to and from school, but must be removed in the school building

* Hooded sweatshirts should not be worn around school, unless it is a subject requirement

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Regulation uniform can be purchased from Barnums School wear in Herne Bay or Termtime Uniforms in Faversham. Both suppliers offer an online service, with uniform being delivered to the school, if required.

Other points to note about uniform include:

• It is expected that school uniform should be worn both to and from school to ensure students arrive prepared for the school day and represent the school in the wider community.

• Clothing should be worn in a manner that is safe and suitable for the work place e.g. trousers of an appropriate length and without slits, no frayed sleeves, no bare midriff

• Girls will be expected to adjust their clothing if it is inappropriate or even to wear a suitable alternative as a temporary measure or in extreme circumstances to return home until appropriate clothing can be found

• Scarves are acceptable but should be removed in the school building

• Belts may be worn but should not be visible

• All items of clothing, including shoes, must be clearly named

• Girls are responsible for their own uniform and coats

Polo shirts are NOT an acceptable item of uniform

HAIR - Hair should be worn neatly, without the addition of coloured braids, in a natural colour, and in a manner that is safe and suitable for the work place. Hair must not be in vivid colours.

MAKE-UP - No make-up is preferred but if worn, make-up should be very discreet. Students will be expected to remove excessive make-up. This includes brightly coloured nail polish.

JEWELLERY - No jewellery is preferred. Where jewellery is worn it remains the responsibility of the students at all times and the following regulations should be noted:

• Earrings – must be small unobtrusive studs, plain colours. No more than two per ear lobe and ears should match. All earrings must be removed for PE. No other form of pierced body jewellery is allowed in school.

• Rings and Badges - A single discrete ring or appropriate badge may be worn.

• Necklaces and bracelets – should not be worn. (Those with genuine religious significance may be worn but they should not be visible). Inappropriate jewellery will be confiscated and returned at a later date. Parents may be asked to collect confiscated items.