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In consultation with staff and parents in July 2019, it was agreed that we aim to have higher expectations for uniform as a school as children in smart uniform signify a pride in, and respect for their school.

 

We also agreed that pupils with longer than shoulder-length hair will have it tied back.

 

During the 2019-2020 academic year, we are phasing in a change to PE kit so that the children are requested to wear a tshirt in their house colour for PE rather than a white tshirt.

This was a suggestion from parents which we have taken up for the following reasons:

  • a minority of children weren't changing their white school uniform tshirt for a PE tshirt and this wasn't always noticed amidst a busy lesson (this had obvious hygiene implications!).
  • children need a tshirt for inter-house competitions anyway and it means one less thing for parents to supply and toremember to send in to school on competition days.

 

We will also be asking that children start to wear white, grey or black socks.

The new school brochure will reflect these changes.

Uniform

In order that the children are dressed appropriately for work at school, the following dress code should be followed:

  • School sweatshirt / royal blue cardigan
  • School polo shirt / plain white polo shirt
  • Plain grey / black / navy trousers or tailored shorts
  • Plain grey / black / navy pinafore / skirt or light blue and white summer dress
  • Black / brown / blue sensible shoes (no boots or sling backs)
  • Black, white or grey socks

 

PE

  • Plain black / navy shorts (NOT designer sportswear)
  • White polo shirt (during the 2019-2020 academic year, the wearing of a tshirt in the pupil's house colour for PE is being phased in).
  • Trainers / plimsols
  • Football boots (optional)
  • Plain black / navy jogging bottoms / tracksuit top for winter sports

 

Swimming kit (we will notify you when it is required)

  • Trunks (not shorts)
  • One piece costume
  • Swimming hat

 

Please provide a named P.E. bag for these items. 

All articles of clothing should be clearly named.

 

School Bags

Due to Health & Safety issues and space available within our cloakroom areas, it is the practice at Weston-on-Trent school that only children in Year 6 bring their own bags into school.  These need to be a suitable size for the children to carry and for the amount of limited space available. Children in Reception, Years 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 only need to bring their P.E. bag and book-bag with their reading book and reading record inside.

 

All uniform (with the school logo), book bags and PE bags can be purchased online from www.myclothing.com or in store at Clothing4Schools in Chellaston or Uniformality in Borrowash.  Non-logo items are also stocked in many department stores and supermarkets.

 

Jewellery

Derbyshire Education Committee advises that earrings should not be worn in school for reasons of safety.  If your child has pierced ears, only the small stud type may be worn and the child must remove them for all physical activities.  A plaster may no longer be used to cover newly pierced ears as injuries can still happen.  If you wish your child to have their ear/s pierced, we recommend that it be done at the start of the long summer break in order that they have time to heal and your child can remove their earrings on their own.  Once removed, the items remain the responsibility of the child.

Other forms of jewellery; bracelets, necklaces, etc. must not be worn or brought to school.

A watch may be worn but the school will not be responsible for its loss.

Make-up is not permitted.

 

Long hair

Hair which is longer than shoulder-length should be tied up, in a bun or plaited.

 


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