Uniform Policy

Uniform Policy 2014-2015

Years 7-11

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All students should wear the correct school uniform and should be neatly and tidily dressed at all times. They are expected to wear regulation school uniform travelling to and from school as well as in school. Students should be proud of their uniform and aware that they are representing their school when they are wearing it. Items of non-school uniform worn by students will be confiscated. Dependent on circumstances, these items may be disposed of or students may collect them from the School Office at 3.10pm. If clothing or jewellery is not collected by the end of term it will be recycled. The school will not accept responsibility for loss or damage to property that should not have been brought into school/used in school.

Topcoat or Anorak:              

Plain black / Navy Blue / Grey only. No sports jackets or jackets with logos. Reflectors may be worn for health and safety purposes

Scarf

Plain black only

Hats

Plain black only to be worn to and from school and not on school premises

Gloves                                    

Plain black

Altwood Fleece:                    

Plain black Altwood fleece can be worn over the blazer during winter months

No outer garments should be worn during lesson time

Blazer:                                   

Regulation blazer, according to Year Group, should be worn at all times

Shoes:                                    

Plain black smart leather footwear only no logos. Shoes should be an appropriate height with a heel no higher than 5cm. Gym shoes or trainers, should only be worn for PE

Boots or canvas shoes should not be worn

Socks / Tights:                      

Plain black socks or black opaque tights for junior girls. Black opaque tights for senior girls. Summer, 15 denier black tights may be worn.   Plain black socks for boys.

Shirt:

Girls: plain white flat-collared short sleeved                                 

Boys: plain white of a tailored style, suitable for wearing with a tie

Tie:

Regulation pattern, compulsory for boys

Skirt:                                      

Years 7 to 9 – regulation skirt with green insert

For current Year 10 students, plain black, of approved style and length (Trutex straight skirt)

Trousers:                               

Plain black. For female students ‘Bootleg’ style and tight fitting trousers are not acceptable. There are two acceptable styles Banner Code 3832 and 3627

Jumper:

To be worn by all. Regulation black jumper, with the Altwood logo

No cardigans, sweatshirts or hoodies to be worn

Physical Education Kit:          

Girls: Regulation white top, badged “Altwood”, black games skirt (optional, except when representing the school in fixtures) black athletic shorts and/or skort, green socks and white socks

Boys: Green & black rugby shirt and black shorts, regulation white top, and plain white shorts, green socks and white socks

All: Training shoes and football boots. Gum shields and shin pads will need to be worn for contact sports. Gum shields can be bought from the PE Department                                                                     

Track Suit:                             

Plain black unbranded tracksuit

Jewellery and Make up                                            

Students may wear no more than one small simple regular ear stud in each ear, located in the ear lobe (girls), one small simple regular ear stud located in the ear lobe (boys), one plain finger ring and a small religious necklace. No other jewellery is allowed. Make up is not allowed

Hair

Hair should be clean, tidy, naturally coloured and of reasonable length. Long hair should be tied back for safety reasons. No extreme hairstyles are permitted – this includes shaved, in logos

MOBILE PHONES ARE ONLY ALLOWED IN SCHOOL IF THEY ARE SWITCHED OFF DURING AND BETWEEN LESSONS. IPODS AND OTHER SUCH EQUIPMENT SIMILARLY MAY NOT BE USED DURING THE SCHOOL DAY. Students have access to a telephone in the case of an emergency at the General Office and must take responsibility for the safekeeping of their own phones and possessions. It is important that students understand that if inappropriate use of phones/electronic equipment takes place, the item will be confiscated for two school nights.

N.B.

All clothes and equipment should be clearly marked with the owner’s name. Whilst the School takes reasonable care to protect property, it cannot be held responsible for loss or damage. This is particularly relevant to any items of non-school uniform that may be worn. Parents are advised to make their own insurance arrangements for property and for accidental injury.

 

Sixth Form Dress Code

 

Shoes                          Appropriate shoes for all (not trainers or related footwear). Sensible and safe heel

height required

Trousers                      Formal trousers. (denim jeans, tracksuit bottoms and combat trousers are not

acceptable)

Tops for boys              Formal shirts, with a tie

Tops for girls              Should be smart and of an appropriate length

 

All students should be smart and presentable at all times. Jewellery should not exceed that which is stated in school policy. You are representatives of the school and should be aware that this is a place of work and study.