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We are a uniformed school and take care to see that high standards are maintained. To maintain these high standards of school uniform we need the support of our parents. We feel that uniform gives a sense of identity, pride and belonging. It is also efficient workwear for the school day.

  • School Blazer*
  • Tartan Skirt* or dark grey trousers (relaxed fit only)
  • House tie*
  • White shirt
  • Black V neck pullover (optional) (No cardigans or hoodies)
  • Charcoal grey, or black, socks, or black tights
  • Black low heeled shoes (no boots, trainers, boots or pumps)
  • Coat: plain, dark colour
  • Acrylic nails do not form part of our school uniform and in some lessons are potentially dangerous. Nails should be of short length and of nude / natural colour
  • Long hair should be tied back for all PE and practical lessons

Jewellery

We allow a watch, one small ring and stud earrings, a maximum of one in the lower ear lobe. No facial jewellery is allowed.

Most items of school uniform can be purchased from any of the major retail shops, or larger supermarkets.  Certain items such as blazers, ties and items of PE kit are available from Scholars who have branches in Warminster and Trowbridge

Scholars
42 George Street,
Warminster
Wiltshire
BA12 8QB
Tel: 01985 847757

Website: http://www.scholars-uk.com/

New School Skirt introduced in September 2017

Pictured below is the new skirt for girls.

  • From September 2019 this will be the only skirt that may be worn by students in Years 7 to Year 11

The skirt is only available from Scholars, the schools’ uniform supplier.

Kingdown School Uniform – Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are blazers compulsory?

Yes, blazers must be worn to school every day. During spells of warm weather a decision will be made by the Headteacher if this requirement is to be relaxed. Parents will be advised via a school message if there are long term adjustments to uniform because of the weather (eg hot weather, or snow and ice).

  • Are gel/acrylic/wraps/stick on false nails allowed to be worn?

No – nails should be short and nude/clear in colour. No false or long pointy nails are allowed – they can be a safety hazard.

  • Are any facial piercings allowed?

One pair of stud earrings in the standard lower lobe position is permitted. No other facial/ear/mouth piercings are permitted. New piercings that cannot be removed for a period of time should not be done in term time.

  • Wearing makeup to school?

Students who want to wear makeup should save it for when they’re at home. We would prefer students to be fresh faced and the focus of school to be education. KS4 and above are permitted to wear natural, understated makeup. Dramatic, and heavier, makeup, along with false lashes etc. are more appropriate for out of school hours.

  • Haircuts and hair length.

Extreme haircuts, including wedges, undercuts, shaved head, patterns or lines shaved in or dyed hair (including wash in wash out colours) are not part of school uniform. Long hair should be tied back for safety reasons.

  • What should I do if there is a problem with my child’s uniform?

Students can be issued with a ‘green card’ for temporary exemption. These can be obtained from the Pastoral Office on a daily basis. A note in your child’s organiser to explain the problem and when it will be resolved is always helpful and can help avoid awkward conversations in the office.   Long term issues (other than medical) will need to be discussed with Mr Dudley, Deputy Headteacher.

PE Uniform

Below are the uniform requirements for PE lessons at Kingdown School:

Compulsory PE Kit – Girls

  • Black Micro Fleece (available from Scholars)
  • Fitted (girls style) or loose (boys style) polo shirt (available from Scholars)
  • Shorts or skort (available from Scholars)
  • Sports leggings or normal leggings – only to be worn but underneath shorts or a skort.
  • Socks – Red (available from Scholars)
  • Footwear – Sports trainers (no daps)
  • Swimming Costume (plain coloured one piece swimming suit – preferably blue or black)
  • Hair is to be tied back for all PE lessons.
  • No jewellery to be worn.
  • All piercings to be removed.
  • We recommend the use of shin pads and gum shields.

Optional PE Kit

  • Waterproof rain jacket (available from Scholars)
  • Black tracksuit bottoms

Compulsory PE Kit – Boys

  • Reversible rugby shirt (available from Scholars)
  • Loose (boys style) polo shirt (available from Scholars)
  • Shorts (available from Scholars)
  • Socks – Red (available from Scholars) or white sports socks
  • Footwear – sports trainers (no daps), Football books
  • Swimming trunks/shorts (no Bermuda or board shorts)
  • No jewellery to be worn.
  • All piercings to be removed.
  • We recommend the use of shin pads and gum shields.

Optional PE Kit

  • Base layers – red or black (a red base layer is available from Scholars)
  • Waterproof rain jacket (available from Scholars)
  • Plain blue or black tracksuit bottoms
  • Please note: Students are expected to change for PE lessons regardless of illness or injury – An alternative non-performing role will be provided.
  • Please ensure all items of PE clothing are named.

 

Daywear    
Blazer Black with Logo 28”-32”
Blazer Black with Logo 34”-36”
Blazer Black with Logo 38”-42”
Pullover Black V-Neck
Trousers (boys) -Regulation Dark Grey
Skirt – Regulation Dark Grey
Trouser (girls) -Regulation Dark Grey
Tie House Colour – Clip On
Shirt or Blouse –TwinPack White

 

Sportswear  
Rugby Shirt Red/Black
Boy’s P.E. Polo Red/Black with logo
Games Shorts Black/Red
Games Fleece Black/White with Logo
Girls PE Polo Red/Black with Logo
Games Skort Black/Red
Games Socks Black/Red
Rain Jacket (boys & girls) Black/white with Logo

 

Other Items
DT/Craft Apron Natural Calico
Iron on Name Tapes X 25
Woven Name Tapes X 72
School Bag Variety of Styles
Shin Guard
Gum Shield

All items are subject to availability.

Scholars reserve the right to alter product specification or price at any time without prior notice.

Scholars
42 George Street,
Warminster
Wiltshire
BA12 8QB
Tel: 01985 847757

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