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Senior School Uniform

UNIFORM

A smart and tidy appearance is expected at all times.

Please read the enclosed requirements on school uniform. We feel it is important that all the girls should be properly dressed and so be a credit to the school. We appreciate your support in this. Click here to find out more about ordering online, times of the shop or details of uniform required. 

Rules

1.       Correct school uniform is to be worn throughout the day and on the journey to and from school.

2.       No make-up or nail varnish may be worn with school uniform.

3.       Hair dye of any colour is not acceptable in school and hair should be tied back in a neat ponytail or down straight.

4.       No jewellery is permitted. A watch and one pair of small, plain ear studs are permitted in the bottom lobe of the ears. We do not accept any other studs higher up in the lobes of the ears or body piercings.

The School Outfitters are:         

Wirral Uniform Centre based at Trinity with Palm Grove United Reformed and Methodist Church shop Alton Road Birkenhead, Tuesday & Thursday 2pm -4:45pm.

However good quality, second-hand clothing can be purchased at the Uniform Sale organised by The Parents’ Association.  Parents are notified by Parentpay of the date of a Uniform Sale.

UNIFORM LIST

YEAR 7 TO YEAR 11

 Blazer *                       Black girls’ blazer as supplied by Wirral Uniform Centre

Jacket (optional) *     Black reversible jacket fleece lined with the logo on one side only, as supplied by Wirral Uniform Centre. No other jacket is acceptable.

Coat                            Plain black coat (no other colour is acceptable)

Scarf                            (Optional) black & white official school scarf available from Wirral Uniform Centre or plain black. No other scarf may be worn.

Hijab                           If a hijab is worn, it must be plain black.

Hair accessories         Hair fastenings should be black or white only. Hairbands should be narrow and plain black or white. Narrow black or white ribbons are also acceptable. Long hair must be tied back where safety requires.

Skirt                            Black pleated official school skirt from Wirral Uniform Centre. Only the official style may be worn.

Trousers (optional)    Black straight leg official school trousers as supplied by Wirral Uniform Centre. Only the official style may be worn.

Blouse                         White official revere collar school blouse from Wirral Uniform Centre.

Jumper *                     Black official school V-neck jumper from Wirral Uniform Centre.

Shoes                          Plain, flat, black school shoes.  Black pumps (eg. Converse) are not permitted.

Boots                          Black boots may be worn to school in very cold weather. (No UGG boots or similar) These may not be worn indoors, but should be changed for shoes.

Socks or Tights           Opaque black tights or short/knee length black socks.

Bag                              Plain black school bag.  Optional black book bag may be purchased from Wirral Uniform Centre.

GAMES AND P.E. KIT

ALL KIT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE WIRRAL UNIFORM CENTRE

COMPULSORY:

PE skort                        Black skort, with sky blue inserts.

Sports top*                   Black with sky blue inserts.

Hoodie*                          Sky blue with school logo.

Tracksuit bottoms    Black with sky blue piping or plain black.

Hockey socks              Black, three quarter length with sky blue turnover.

Games socks               White, ankle length.

Training shoes           White with cushioned soles (not leisure shoes such as Converse)

Astro-turf shoes         Essential – any sports outfitters.

Gum shield                   Mouth guards are advisable (and compulsory for matches)

Swimming costume  One piece, any colour.

Swimming towel         Named

Black sports bag         Suitable for sports kit/swimming kit.  Must be able to fit in school locker.

Shin pads                        With ankle protectors

* Items marked with an asterisk require a school logo. 

ALL THE ABOVE ITEMS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED – PREFERABLY WITH WOVEN NAME TAPES – (IRON-ON NAME TAPES TEND TO WASH OFF, SO NEED REINFORCING WITH STITCHES). NAME TAPES SHOULD BE STITCHED TO THE TONGUE OF GAMES SHOES WHEREVER POSSIBLE

WIRRAL UNIFORM CENTRE, FOR A SMALL FEE, WILL ALSO ADD STUDENT INITIALS TO THE OPTIONAL BOOK BAG AND PE KIT

THE SCHOOL CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR MISSING ITEMS OF SCHOOL UNIFORM OR PE KIT


 

 

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