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All children are expected to wear school uniform (all clearly labelled with child’s name).

Nails should be kept short and nail polish is not permitted as part of the uniform.

Any children with long hair must have it neatly tied back at all times.



Green School Blazer with logo**

Grey trousers/shorts

Bottle green v neck jumper


School sweatshirt*

White shirt and school tie*


White school polo shirt* (years R-4)

Black or grey socks

Black shoes (no trainers)


Green School Blazer with logo**

Grey skirt ideally no shorter than knee

length/pinafore/school trousers (no leggings)

Bottle green v neck jumper


Bottle green plain cardigan


School sweatshirt *

White shirt and school tie*


White school polo shirt* (years R – 4)

Green checked or striped summer dress or

Knee length playsuit

White or grey plain socks


Grey or bottle green tights

Black low heeled shoes, (no trainers or open toed sandals).



Emerald green school polo shirt *

Black shorts*  (for girls)  - not cycling shorts

(Skorts are an optional extra for girls- not be worn for dance or gymnastics)

School sweatshirt for PE – To remain in PE bag.

A pair of socks- To remain in PE bag.

Black plimsolls (all)

Predominantly Black trainers (all years)

Optional black tracksuit bottoms for winter years R-4

School tracksuit – juniors (optional)* **Expected for years 5 and 6



School Bags

School book bag *

School PE bag*

School rucksacks*




Hats (optional) – available in four styles: baseball cap, Legionnaires,

full brimmed and woollen for winter*



* These items are only available from the school – please complete a uniform order form and return to the office.


** Expected for Years 5 and 6 – available from Forest Casual and School Wear 144 High Road Loughton IG10 4BE


A comprehensive order form and price list is available from the school office or can be downloaded from the school website.


PE kit including a PE sweatshirt and pair of socks, should be stored in a simple, named, drawstring bag which should remain at school at all times.  (A PE bag with the school logo is available if required – please see uniform order form).


All children are encouraged to drink water throughout the day as we know this helps their concentration and improves learning, therefore, children are encouraged to keep a water bottle on their desk.  You can either send in your own bottle or alternatively a water bottle with the school logo and space for your child’s name and class is available from the school office for a charge of £2.50.


Swimming Kit should be brought in to school on your child’s swimming day during the Summer Term and the first half of the Autumn Term.


Reception children will need a pair of Wellington boots, to stay in school, for gardening and outdoor activities.

Art and craft - Please provide your child with either an overall or an old shirt for art and craft activities to protect their uniform.


Personal property

All items of clothing and personal property should be clearly marked with the owner’s name. Any unmarked lost property is kept for a reasonable period of time in the lost property box. Please ask your child to check there if he/she loses anything.Neither the school nor the LA cannot accept responsibility for the personal property of children so please ensure that your child does not bring in any valuable items or unnecessary amounts of money.



Jewellery is not allowed, as it can be dangerous in school. Stud earrings are tolerated, but must be removed during PE. Watches may be worn, but should be named in some way, (initials in Tippex or nail varnish) and removed for P.E. The Local Authority health and safety policy states ‘that all jewellery and other personal adornments constitute a hazard and must be removed before the PE lesson’. 


Health and Safety Update
Essex County Council have recently reminded schools about the ruling regarding pupils taking part in PE. All pupils must remove their earrings before taking part in PE lessons. We are no longer allowed to put tape over children’s earrings and all earrings must be removed. This must take effect from the start of the summer term 2014, we have been advised that schools who fail to follow this will invalidate their insurance provided through Essex County Council.

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