Uniform & Equipment

The school has a uniform and we ask for the co-operation of parents in ensuring that it is worn. Items marked * bear the school logo and school ties can be purchased direct from the school office. Other items can be obtained from a number of local stockists.

Please note that since we can never predict the dictates of fashion we don’t attempt to pre-empt every possibility in our uniform list. We expect pupils to wear sensible school-wear rather than fashion items. If in doubt, please check with the School before being persuaded to buy the latest styles!

 

Girls’ Uniformgirl_uniform

Winter: Grey skirt or pinafore dress, white blouse with school tie, a navy school sweatshirt*. White socks, black or navy tights and plain low-heeled black/brown/grey shoes (not trainers or boots). Plain grey / black trousers may be worn and should not be ‘fashion styles’ which are too tight / flared.

Summer: As above, or a navy blue gingham dress, front fastening, short sleeved with a collar.

PE and Games: Navy blue round-necked T-shirt*, plain navy blue shorts, white socks, white plimsolls or trainers, towel. A navy and yellow rugby shirt*, navy knee-length games socks, studded boots and a towel. In cold weather, a “quiet” coloured track suit may be worn. For contact activities the wearing of sports mouth-guards (available for purchase from school) and shin guards is strongly recommended.

 

 

 

 

Boys’ Uniformboy_uniform

Winter: Grey flannel trousers, (no denim or corduroy), a white shirt with school tie (short sleeved shirts may be worn in the summer) a navy school sweatshirt*. Grey socks and black/brown shoes (no trainers or boots).

PE and Games: Navy blue round-necked T-shirt*, plain navy blue shorts, white socks, white plimsolls or trainers, towel. A navy and yellow rugby shirt*, navy knee-length games socks, studded boots. In cold weather, a “quiet” coloured track suit may be worn. For contact activities the wearing of sports mouth-guards (available for purchase from school) and shin guards is strongly recommended.

 

 

PLEASE MARK EACH ITEM CLEARLY WITH THE OWNER’S NAME

 

Equipment:

Please provide your child with a suitable pen (not a ball point). A ‘Berol’ Handwriting Pen is acceptable. Your child will also need a pencil, a 30cm ruler, a small dictionary, a calculator if possible and a medium-sized school bag. A separate bag for PE and Games kit is a good idea, but should not be too large that it will not fit in school lockers.

 

Jewellery:

Pupils with pierced ears should wear one pair of plain studs rather than sleepers. (These MUST be removed for safety during PE and Games sessions.) NO OTHER body or facial piercing is permitted. Bracelets and necklaces are not permitted.

The types of activity in which pupils may be involved in during PE and Games sessions, make the wearing of jewellery inappropriate. (Governing Bodies of Sport state all jewellery should be removed during physical activity.) Excess items of jewellery will be confiscated, and may be collected from the school office by the pupil’s parents.

Make-up (including nail varnish)is NOT to be worn in school.

 

Since we can never predict the dictates of fashion, we do not attempt to pre-empt every possibility in our uniform list. At St.Osmund’s we expect pupils to wear sensible school-wear rather than fashion items. If in any doubt, please check with the School before being persuaded to buy the latest styles! Please note this includes hair colour/styles.

 

Mobile Phones:

It is a school policy that mobile phones should not be brought into school by any pupil. In exceptional cases, where phones have been agreed with school, children should hand them into the office on arrival. The office staff are always willing to arrange calls home, in emergencies.