Uniform

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School Uniform

SWI Schoolwear Buy Uniform Online from the Sportswear International Website

Uniform can be purchased from Sportswear International using their online purchasing system. www.swidtp.co.uk

Students are expected to wear school uniform and be neat and tidy at all times.

  • Black or charcoal grey trousers
  • Black skirt *
  • White shirt (buttoned to collar) *
  • School tie (clip on) *
  • School jumper *
  • White polo shirt * #
  • Black shoes / black socks
  • Black / navy, low-heeled shoes
  • Plain black / navy tights or white socks
  • Waterproof, outdoor coat
  • School bag (large enough to hold files and books)

* Items obtainable from Sportswear International
# Summer term option

All uniform should be clearly named.

Sportswear, hooded tops, caps, scarves and handbags are not part of the school uniform and should not be brought into school. These items will be confiscated by Form Tutors during registration.

The school has the right to send students, who do not attend in full uniform, home, to change into the correct uniform.

Downloads

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Uniform Letter 2017 Download
Parents Guide Download
Order Form Download
Sizing Instructions & Guidance Download

Acceptable Standards

The standard is shown in the following table:

Item Acceptable Standard
Trousers

Smart, tailored, plain black school trousers of waist height and ankle length.

(No jeans, chinos, hipsters, skinny-fit, leg pockets)

Skirts

Smart, plain black skirt of knee length - no more than 2 inches above or below the knee. Should be worn with black opaque tights or plain black or white socks.

(No splits, tiered or tight/bodycon skirts)

Shirts

White, stiff-collared shirt buttoned up, that can be tucked in. Should always be worn with the school clip on tie.

(No tightly fitting blouses)

School-crested polo shirt during the summer term. (Students should not wear coloured or lettered undergarments, which may be visible through their collared or polo shirts)

Shoes

Hard soled, black shoes with a sensible heel.

(No trainers, regardless of colour, currently fashionable canvas shoes, boots, flipflops, sandals)

Jumpers

School-crested navy blue jumper.

(No cardigans, hooded sweatshirts or tops of sweatshirt material)

Make-up

Make-up should not be worn by students in Years 7 - 9. Light make-up may be worn in Years 10 -11. Coloured nail-varnish is not allowed.

(Students wearing excessively heavy make-up or coloured nail-varnish will be asked to remove it)

Jewellery

On the grounds of health and safety, we do not allow students to wear jewellery, with the exception of ear-studs/sleepers and a wrist-watch.

Bags

Bags should be large enough to hold files, textbooks and equipment.

The school has the right to send students, who do not attend in full uniform, home, to change into the correct uniform.

PE & Sports Kit

SWI Schoolwear Buy Uniform Online from the Sportswear International Website

Uniform can be purchased from Sportswear International using their online purchasing system. www.swidtp.co.uk, by calling 0845 519 0099 or by post at Sportswear International Ltd, Fairoak Lane, Whitehouse Industrial Estate, Runcorn, WA7 3DU

* Mandatory

Boys Girls
Blue Vapour Polo Shirt * Available from SWI Light Blue Mercury Polo Shirt *
Blue Multi-Sport Shirt * Available from SWI Blue Cutro Fleece *
Blue Milan Football Shorts * Available from SWI Blue Response Shorts *
Blue Trinity Track Pants Available from SWI Netburn Skort (instead of Response shorts)
Blue/White Sport Socks * Available from SWI Blue Trinity Track Pants or Black Leggings
Blue/White Sport Socks *
Running Trainers * Running Trainers *
Astro Turf Trainers * Astro Turf Trainers *
Football Boots * Shin Pads *
Shin Pads *
Gum Shield (Rugby)

NB: A range of teamwear is available for purchase from school for students who are in the school teams. This is optional. Orders are placed half-termly and order forms are available from the PE Office.

Sixth Form Uniform

All Students should be clean, smart and dressed appropriately for an educational and work environment.

Item Permitted Prohibited
Head, Face & Hair Clean, smart, and smiling!
  • Hats/baseball caps
  • Facial piercing
  • Outrageous hairstyles
All Clothing Clean, smart, and tidy clothes
  • Sportswear, camouflage, combat gear, and tracksuit tops
  • Frays, rips & graffiti
  • Outrageous clothing
Tops
  • Full-length tops that cover the shoulders
  • Shirts for males should have a collar
  • Exposed chest, shoulders, and midriff
  • Denim jackets & tops
  • Large logos or slogans (including ‘offensive’ anagrams)
Trousers & Skirts
  • Plain,full-length trousers
  • Reasonable length skirts
  • Clean, smart denim
  • Shorts, cropped trousers, tracksuit & jogging bottoms
  • Very short skirts
Trousers & Skirts Plain, smart, & unobtrusive Anything inappropriate to conditions (e.g. sandals/high heels in laboratories)

Students should be seen as clean and smart so that the right standards are set for the rest of the school.

In areas of potential uncertainty (e.g. what constitutes ‘outrageous’ clothing or hairstyle) students should check beforehand. Ultimately, the decision of the school is final.