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Our dress code encourages children’s pride in their appearance and to increase their feeling of belonging to a caring school. Summer uniform is from May half term to October half term. Children should come to school dressed in accordance with the code below:



White shirt with a school tie (summer: white polo shirts can be worn)

Charcoal grey trousers (summer: shorts can be worn)

Green school jumper

Dark, plain socks

Black shoes



White blouse with a school tie (summer: white polo shirts can be worn)

Green skirt or pinafore dress (summer: green/ white checked gingham dresses can be worn) or grey trousers

Green school jumper or cardigan

Green tights or green or white socks

Black shoes (sandals can be worn in the summer term)


School branded items such as jumpers, cardigans, book bags and PE bags are available from Morleys and Hamiltons. Tesco also do a limited range (online)


Links to uniform sales:

Long hair should be tied back in a green headband or bobble

No jewellery should be worn other than a watch and stud earrings. There should also be no nail varnish or make-up


All children need to bring a coat to school when the weather is cold for play times.


Please make sure that all clothes are labelled.


- P.E. -


All children take part in P.E. lessons and they must have a suitable change of clothing in school.


White T-shirt

Black shorts



PE Kits for children from Reception to Year 4 should come into school at the start of half term and be taken home at the end.  Children in Years 5 and 6 may choose to take their PE kit home more regularly.


Children may be asked to bring a tracksuit for outside PE in the winter but must always have their indoor PE kit in school too.




All children will be taken swimming while they are in Year 5. They will need a swimming costume and a towel. If children have long hair they will need to wear a swimming hat.