St. Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy

We Value All in the Name of Jesus the Christ

Our SCHOOL Uniform

We believe uniform shows that we are part of the school community. We have high expectations of our pupils with regards to school uniform and strongly believe that our high standards promote positive behavior, support effective teaching and learning and contribute to a sense of belonging to the school.

In order to ensure that your child is fully prepared for the school day, please see below for our school's uniform requirements:

  • Red v-neck jumper or cardigan

  • Plain white shirt/blouse or polo shirt

  • Black or grey trousers/skirt/pinafore

  • Red check/stripe dress in warmer weather
  • Black shoes  (not open toed)

  • Plain white, black or grey coloured socks or tights.

  • Fleeces are available for outdoor wear

  • Ties are optional

PE clothing:
  • Plain white tee-shirt
  • Black shorts
  • Dark track-suit (for winter)
  • Plimsolls (for indoor use)
  • Trainers for outdoor use

Hairstyles:

At St Joseph's we value all and appreciate that everyone is different but we do ask that children do not come to school with what could be termed extreme hair fashions (eg. Totally bald shaved head, Mohican, highlights or tramlines).

Jewellery:

The wearing of jewellery, earring and ear-studs (metal or plastic) is not be permitted on safety grounds during physical education lessons and other sporting activities such as out of hours school learning or competitive fixtures. This includes body piercings such as tongue studs or belly button jewellery.

These items represent a potential hazard not only to the wearer but also to other children. Medical advice confirms that any jewellery worn in physical education lessons is an unnecessary risk and should be avoided at all times. Serious accidents have occurred as a result of contact between pupils wearing earrings or studs and other pupils or equipment, thus damaging the ear, or where items of jewellery have caught in apparatus and torn the ear lobe.

Head teachers are advised to prohibit the wearing of earrings and ear-studs in all aspects of physical activity where these could present a hazard to the wearer and to others and are advised that pupils who are not able to remove earrings (as these may be newly pierced) should not actively participate in physical education for their own and others safety. In this circumstance a pupil will be asked to undertake the role of coach, official or other learning activity that is relevant.

Our school uniforms are now supplied by Uniform Direct,orders can be made online or in the shop, 

Uniform Direct, 56 Victoria Street, Grimsby, DN31 1BL www.uniform-direct.com

Now also available at the Uniform Hut, phone: 07983099964 or                              email: theuniformhut@gmail.com

 

View document policies_-_other/school_uniform.pdf

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