Dear Parents and Carers
Re: Uniform expectations
We believe that wearing the correct uniform is an important aspect of our school community. The consistency of students’ uniform has been much improved this year and we want to continue this positive trend. In order to be fair to the majority of students who always wear the correct uniform and to send a clear message about our high expectations, after February half term any student who does not adhere to the policy will receive a break time detention each day they are in the incorrect clothing.
The full uniform policy can be found on the school website and a summary is in students’ planners and some key points and clarifications are below.
- Trousers must be black, in a tailored style and full length
- Skirts should be plain black and of a suitable length for school, no shorter than 6 centimetres from the knee and not too tight – NO tube skirts or skater skirts are to be worn.
- Shoes must be plain black with no pattern, logo or colours – NO trainers, ‘Vans’, daps or canvas shoes are allowed.
- Students will be expected to have plain white polo shirts with the falcon in-house colour on the collar.
- Coats must be plain black with small logo only.
- Hair must be of a natural colour.
Non-uniform items, such as hoodies and non-uniform coats will be confiscated and returned at the end of the day. The only jewellery that is allowed to be worn is one pair of stud earrings, one earring per ear and a signet ring. A watch may also be worn. No other jewellery or piercings are allowed, even if clear or covered with a plaster. If students are wearing jewellery other than this, they will be asked to remove it. Repeated wearing of jewellery will result in it being confiscated and parents being asked to collect it at the end of the day.
We do understand that there are occasions, when an item of uniform is broken or lost and may be unable to be replaced at short notice during the week. On these rare occasions, please write a note in the student’s planner and this should be shown to the House Leader. Where repeated infringements occur, students are likely to be kept out of lessons in the interim.
We do have a wide selection of good quality second-hand uniform which can be purchased from Wingfield reception at very reasonable prices.
If for any reason you are unable to purchase school uniform and would like to discuss this with a member of staff in confidence, please contact Mrs S Hill our Pastoral Support Manager who will be able to offer help and support on the following contact details, 01225 762637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank you in advance for your support.
Mr E Spiers
Assistant Head teacher