The Governors and staff expect the school uniform to be worn to school to encourage a sense of belonging and to avoid disputes over unsuitable clothing. The school uniform policy was formulated through consultation between members of staff, governors, parents and students.
This policy aims to:
- Set out our approach to requiring a uniform that is of reasonable cost and offers the best value for money for parents and carers
- Explain how we will avoid discrimination in line with our legal duties under the Equality Act 2010
- Clarify our expectations for school uniform
Please click the link below to read the full policy
Uniform is practical, inexpensive and widely available. Items without logos can be bought from any supplier, such as Tescos, Asda etc.
The School uniform is available to buy at the PMG Schoolwear Centre:
393-395 Hook Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 1EL
Telephone: 020 8786 2211 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- A white polo shirt (with or without school logo) if worn underneath sweatshirt or hoody.
- A white collared shirt if worn underneath a V-neck jumper or blazer
- School tie (in school colours) for year 7 to year 11 students, optional for all other year groups.
- A plain navy blue (no logo) blazer, for year 7 to year 11 students, optional for all other year groups.
- A navy blue V-necked jumper or sweatshirt (with or without school logo)
- A navy blue hoody (this must have the school logo)
- Grey or black tailored trousers or skirts. Skirts should be around knee length – at or below the knee. Trousers should be tailored and not tracksuit bottoms or jeans.
- Plain black shoes or trainers (no coloured stripes or logos)
- Plain white or grey socks or navy tights.
- Summer options – blue check dress or knee length grey or black tailored shorts.
- If children wear a headscarf or turban for religious reasons, these should be black, white or navy.
- Students may use their own bag or backpack from home or they can request a St Philip’s bag for carrying their belongings around school.
*Students may wear a combination from the list above over the course of the week. For example, they may wear a shirt, tie and blazer on one day then a polo shirt and hoody on another.
PE Kit contained in a PE bag
- Pair of black or navy shorts (no stripes or logos)
- Navy blue or white polo shirt (with or without school logo)
- Plain navy or black track suit bottoms (no stripes or logos)
- Navy blue sweatshirt (with or without school logo)
- Pair of trainers, football boots
- Swimming kit
Children need a lightweight waterproof in summer and thick winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves for autumn/winter terms. Caps/sun hats may be work outside at playtimes but not inside.
All clothing should be clearly marked with the pupil’s name.
Pupils should not wear
- One pair of small studs for pierced ears may be worn at the discretion of the staff. They should be taped over or removed for PE.
- Excessive Make-up. If a child has excessive make up on they will be expected to remove it immediately. The office has make up removal pads for this purpose.
- Jeans of any colour, shiny or baggy trousers, leggings, or very short skirts/shorts, tight fitting clothes.
- Bright coloured trainers, open toed sandals, fashion boots, or high heels.
- Long hair should be tied back every day with a simple, soft hairband.
- Please avoid hair adornments (feathers, bows, flowers, glittery or the like – anything that is a distraction to learning – but they are allowed on non-school uniform days)
Pupils who come without uniform will be loaned suitable clothing for the day.
Students in the Post 16 department may wear their own clothes to school. These items must be appropriate for a professional environment and not include any offensive images, words or logos.